Established in 1972
GLUS has provided bridge inspections for railroads, county and state DOT's, departments of natural resourses and bridge contracting companies. Great Lakes Underwater Services adhears to standards put fourth by; AREMA, FHWA, NBIS and more.
All of our underwater bridge inspections must include and thorough inspection of the streambed at all three levels of inspections.
Level 1 - Visual (This level of inspection includes didgital photographic documentation based on water clarity with written report and minimal cleaning)
Level 2 - Visual, Measurements, Limited Cleaning (This level of inspection includes didgital photographic documentation based on water clarity with written report, limited cleaning and limited tactile measurements.
Level 3 -Highly Detailed which could include: Didgital Photographic documentation, written documentation, CAD, NDT, 3D Sonar Imaging, detailed cleaning of problematic areas.
General items for inspection:
- Missing Componenets
- Collision Damage
GLUS also performs bridge maintenance and repair such as:
Wet/Dry Welding and Burning
Marine Pile Restoration and corrosion control
Underwater Saw Cutting