April 1–3, 2025
Seaside Civic & Convention Center
Seaside, Oregon


The Bridge & Tunnel Inspectors’ Conference focuses on the safety inspection of bridges, tunnels, and other transportation structures, and provides continuing education for bridge and tunnel inspectors. The purpose of the conference is to provide a forum for inspectors and managers to share information, innovations, ideas, and best practices surrounding safety inspections as well as inspection methods, equipment, and management techniques. Additional opportunities are provided for attendees to gain a current national perspective on bridge and tunnel inspections from AASHTO and FHWA.

Who Should Attend?

City, county, state, federal, or consultant engineers, managers, or inspectors working in the discipline of civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, and geotechnical specializing in bridge and tunnel inspections, aspiring civil engineering students, or anyone who is responsible for:

  • Inspection policy and procedures
  • Quality Control/Quality Assurance of inspections, reporting, calculations, or operations
  • Preparation and maintenance of bridge and tunnel inventories
  • Bridge Inspections
  • Tunnel Inspections
  • Load Ratings
  • Scour Analyses
  • Bridge Management Systems
  • Special/Complex Structure Inspections

Conference Goals

  • Provide a forum for bridge and tunnel inspectors to share information, innovations, ideas, and best practices.
  • Provide a means for sharing inspection methods, equipment, and management techniques for transportation structures.
  • Provide a forum for the continuing education of certified bridge and tunnel inspection team leaders.
  • Provide a forum for participants to gain a current federal perspective on the implementation requirements of the NBIS, NTIS, and the associated specifications and training opportunities.

Key Benefits of Attending / Presenting:

  • Become better equipped and prepared to perform assigned tasks by being exposed to lessons learned from others.
  • Become more efficient and knowledgeable in the area of bridge and tunnel inspection.
  • Develop a network of peers, external resources, and experience based in other states and throughout the industry.
  • Become more productive by identifying and using available resources more wisely.
  • Ensure a higher level of on-the-job safety and environmental awareness.
  • Strengthen communication skills by developing and delivering presentations to a large audience of your peers.

* Bridge & tunnel industry product and engineering service providers are also encouraged to participate as exhibitors.