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house Bill H.R. 1682

Bridge Life Extension Act of 2009

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      house Committees
      Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
      Highways and Transit
    IntroducedMarch 24th, 2009

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Title

Bridge Life Extension Act of 2009

Official Title

To amend title 23, United States Code, to require States to develop and implement highway bridge management systems.

Summary

Bridge Life Extension Act of 2009 - Requires a state, as a condition of receiving federal-aid highway funding, to develop and implement a highway bridge management system that meets certain requirements. Requires a state, in developing and implementing such a system, to: (1) identify corrosion mitigation and prevention methods to preserve its highway bridges; (2) establish a project maintenance program to extend the life of such bridges; (3) ensure that all highway bridge designers, inspectors, and maintenance workers implementing the system are trained and certified in corrosion mitigation and prevention techniques; and (4) research current inspection technologies and techniques for highway bridges.

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