This presentation will focus on the technologies changing the profession of bridge inspection and their application. UAS systems (Drones) for data capture, augmented reality-assisted inspections, and using virtual reality for project viewing will be discussed. The presentation will share case studies and discuss lessons learned.
The presentation will highlight hybrid inspections, where many tools and methods are used to obtain inspection data. When to utilize UBIT vs. UAS vs. Rope Access to perform inspections and factors that influence success will be discussed through case studies.