Bridge Maintenance/Preservation

The Bridge Maintenance/Preservation Branch is responsible for the following areas:

  • Coordination of bridge inspection activities.
  • Preparation of bridge repair contracts.
  • Determination of bridge weight restrictions.
  • Advising on bridge maintenance problems.
  • Keeping current on bridge maintenance and inspection technology.
  • Overseeing the Bridge management System.
  • Extended Weight Coal Haul program.
  • Assist in Truck Weight Classification upgrades.

For more information:

Jeff Sams:  Chief Bridge Inspector

Josh Rogers:  Ohio & Big Sandy Bridge Inspections

David Tipton Bridge Repairs District 4,5,9,10,11,12

Robert Pernnell:  Bridge Repairs District 1,2,3,6,7,9

Anne Irish:  Bridge Load Ratings

Tom Mathews:  Bridge Painting

Mark Swieterman:  Scour


 - Master Agreement for Rapid Hardening Concrete Patching Material 
 - EO1 for Bridge and Drainage Structures Repairs
 - EO1 for Bridge Inspection Tools, Access Equipment, and PPE

Contact Info
Division of Maintenance
3rd Floor 200 Mero Street
Frankfort, KY 40622
Phone: (502) 564-4556
Branch Manager