Specifications include, but are not limited to:
1. Perform bridge inspections and load ratings for both NBI & NON-NBI bridges in accordance with the
NBIS, the RI Bridge Inspection Manual, the RI Bridge Load Rating Guidelines, the current AASHTO
Manual for Bridge Element Inspection and all other applicable Federal and State Regulations.
2. Assist with Oversize/Overweight (OSOW) Load permits at the direction of the Chief Engineer, the
Deputy Chief Engineer, and the Managing Engineer of the Bridge Engineering Section within RIDOT
and in conjunction with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), applicable municipalities,
applicable railroads, and other State and Local Agencies as required.