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Money saved on bridge inspection

Money saved on bridge inspection

April 17, 2010

Kathy Parker

— Grand River Dam Authority saved $350,000 on bridge inspection this year. GRDA staff worked with Oklahoma Department of Transportation to provide labor and communication to complete the inspection. GRDA provided communication for bridge opening and closing, alternate routes with contingency for medical emergencies and sentry support while the Pensacola dam bridge was closed.

Not only did this partnership save GRDA money, the inspection took half the time it normally does.

“The inspections are completed and the federal regulations met,” said Chuck Atkins, GRDA’s new Assistant General Manager of hydrogeneration. Atkins took over Anthony Due’s job when he retired recently... FULL ARTICLE

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