Bridge Inspection Manual

The Washington State Bridge Inspection Manual (WSBIM) has been developed to provide specific guidance, offer needed technical details, and serve as an information source to both state and local agency staff related to and involved with bridge inspections within the state of Washington. The intent of this manual is to serve as an operations manual for the collection, processing and reporting of bridge inspection information.

Publication Date: 
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Publication Number: 
M 36-64
Last modified: 
03/13/2019 - 10:41
Publication Version: 
M 36-64.10
Manual Manager: 
Glen Scroggins 360-570-2557, Roman Peralta 360-705-7870
Originator: 
Bridge Preservation; Local Programs
Number of Pages: 
620

Bridge Inspection Manual Individual Chapters

Foreword (pdf 269 KB)
Comment Request Form (154 KB)
Contents (pdf 257 KB)
Introduction (pdf 272 KB)

Chapter 1 Bridge Inspection Organization Requirements (pdf 1.2 MB)
Chapter 2 Bridge Files and Documentation (pdf 3.9 MB)
Chapter 3 Inspections and Reports (pdf 5.1 MB)
Chapter 4 WSDOT Bridge Elements (pdf 9.9 MB)
Chapter 5 Load Rating and Scour (pdf 1.4 MB)
Chapter 6 Damage and Repairs (pdf 600 KB)
Chapter 7 Quality Control/Quality Assurance (pdf 1.3 MB) 
Chapter 8 Electrical and Mechanical (pdf 2.1 MB)
Chapter 9 Tunnels (pdf 566 KB)

Revision History

Date

Version

Complete

Revision

2019 March

M 36-64.10

PDF (23.5 MB)

PDF (9.9 MB)

2019 January

M 36-64.09

PDF (23.2 MB)

PDF (15.6 MB)

2018 January

M 36-64.08

PDF (22.5 MB)

PDF (22.6 MB)

2017 January

M 36-64.07

PDF (23.2 MB)

PDF (11.4 MB)

2015 December

M 36-64.06

PDF (18.1 MB)

PDF (11.4 MB)

2015 March

M 36-64.05

PDF (16.9 MB)

PDF (4.9 MB)

2014 November

M 36-64.04    

PDF (16.7 MB)

PDF (16.7 MB)

2012 November

M 36-64.03

PDF (9.5 MB)

PDF (9.5 MB)

2010 February

M 36-64.02

PDF (13.6 MB)

PDF (3.7 MB)

2009 February

M 36-64.01

 

PDF (3.7MB)