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Bridge Demolition Practices (2019)

Chapter: Appendix B - Survey Questionnaire

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52 A P P E N D I X B Survey Questionnaire Please enter the date (MM/DD/YYYY). NCHRP Project 20-05, Synthesis Topic 49-03: Bridge Demolition Practices Contact Information

Survey Questionnaire 53 Please enter your contact information. First Name * Last Name * Title Agency/Organization * Street Address Suite City State Zip Code Country Email Address * Phone Number *

54 Bridge Demolition Practices 2. Does your agency have specification provisions or other guidance documents addressing bridge demolition? Yes (Please provide comments below) No Comments 3. For projects that include bridge demolition what information is provided in the bid documents? (Check all that apply) Agency design plans and standard specifications Existing bridge plans (if available) Special provisions for demolition (If Yes, Please explain in comment box below) Bridge condition report(s) Load rating calculations Comments Question 3 1. What state do you represent? Questions 1 & 2

Survey Questionnaire 55 4. Does your agency require submittal of a demolition plan for bridge projects? Yes No (If No go to Question 14) 5. Do demolition submittal requirements vary with project delivery methods? Yes (Please provide Comment Below) No Comments 6. For what type of bridge demolition does your agency require a demolition submittal? (Check all that apply) Total bridge demolition Partial demolition Phased demolition Other, (Please describe below) Comments Questions 4 & 5 Question 6

56 Bridge Demolition Practices 7. What elements are required as part of the demolition submittal? (Check all that apply) Demolition drawings Supporting engineering calculations Sequence of work narrative Equipment data, lifting capacity Temporary support, bracing drawings Traffic control Condition assessment of existing structure Demolition contractor’s field superintendent resume Other, Please list below Comments 8. Does your agency require design calculations supporting demolition activities to be performed in accordance with the AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications? Yes No (If No go to Question 8A) Question 7 Questions 8 & 8A

Survey Questionnaire 57 9. When required, who prepares demolition plan submittals? In house design staff In-house construction staff Agency retained design consultant Demolition contractor Questions 9 & 10 8A. What specifications/codes are specified, allowed? (Check all that apply) AISC, Specification for Structural Steel Buildings ACI218, Building Code and Commentary AASHTO Bridge Construction Specifications AASHTO 17th Ed. Standard Specifications for Highway Bridges Other, Please provide title in comments box below Comments

58 Bridge Demolition Practices 11. Who provides review of demolition submittals? Agency (or Consultant) bridge designer Other agency design staff Agency construction staff Other (Provide text field) Question 11 Questions 12 & 12A 10. Does your agency require a licensed design professional to sign and seal demolition Yes No Sometimes - Please elaborate Comments 12. Are those charged with reviewing demolition submittals required to have specific training or experience in demolition activities? Yes (If Yes go to Question 12A) No submittals?

Survey Questionnaire 59 Questions 13 & 13A Questions 14 & 14 A-C 12A. How is the training/experience obtained? (Mark all that apply) Formal training program On-the-job experience in design On-the-job experience in field 13. Are written demolition submittal review comments provided to the demolition contractor? Yes (If Yes, go to Question 13A) No 13A. Must comments be resolved with concurrence by contractor prior to starting demolition? Yes No 14. Does your agency provide field oversight of demolition activities? Yes (If Yes, go to Questions 14A, 14B, 14C) No

60 Bridge Demolition Practices Questions 15 & 15A 14A. Over what percentage of the demolition activity is oversight provided (Check one) Full time 75%-100% 50%-75% 25%-50% 0-25% 14B. Is oversight provided by Agency Staff Consultant Combination 14C. Do field oversight staff have special training or experience in demolition activities? (Check all that apply) Yes – Experience Yes – Training No 15. Is an on-site pre-demolition meeting required prior to starting demolition? Yes (if Yes, go to Question 15A) No

Survey Questionnaire 61 Questions 16 & 17 15A. Is there a standard agenda? Yes (Please comment below) No Comments 16. Does your agency require a contingency plan identifying specific responses to unanticipated occurrences, including those leading to stoppage of work? Yes (If Yes, please list typical activities requiring contingency plans in comments box below) No Comments

62 Bridge Demolition Practices Question 18 17. Does your agency prohibit the use of any types of demolition methods? Yes (Please list and why prohibited in comments box below) No Comments 18. What methods are used to document the progress of demolition activities? Inspector Daily Report/Diary Photo logs Video logs Time lapse photography Drawing mark-up Other – Please describe Comments Mark all that apply.

Survey Questionnaire 63 19. As part of the synthesis, the project team will conduct a brief phone interview with 5 agencies to collect additional information on case examples. Have you had an experience on a bridge demolition project that was not successful, which could be used as a case example? Yes (If Yes, go to Question 20) No 20. Please fill in the following information about a bridge demolition project. Agency Contact Name and Information Project Name Brief description of demolition activities Were the demolition activities successfully completed? Questions 19 & 20

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TRB's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Synthesis 536: Bridge Demolition Practices documents practices used by bridge owners to manage and administer bridge demolition in construction projects.

Each year hundreds of bridges are rebuilt or are entirely replaced as part of highway construction projects. Bridge reconstruction or replacement work often entails demolition of part or all of the bridge structure.

Unintended events resulting in injury, project delays, and traffic disruptions can occur and have occurred during bridge demolition activities. The intention of this synthesis report is to assist in better understanding how to reduce risk associated with bridge demolition.

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