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Road Master Program Optional Course

Small Bridge Repair and Maintenance

This classroom-based workshop explains the basics of small bridge and culvert maintenance and inspection. It covers basic bridge types, components, and mechanics as well as the current state of both the nation’s and Kentucky’s bridges. Bridge inspection requirements are also discussed in detail. Participants are given information on how to perform basic maintenance on bridges and how to obtain funding for bridge replacement when necessary.

Dates & Locations


This session is from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm.
Registration begins at 8:00 am.



  • Introduction and Class Overview Bridge Types & Mechanics Break
  • Bridge Inspection
  • Bridge Exercise
  • Lunch
  • Bridge Maintenance & Repairs
  • Break
  • Improving Highway Safety at Bridges on Local Roads and Streets Bridge Replacement & Funding
  • Small Bridge Replacement
  • Evaluations and Certificates
  • Adjourn


Roads Scholar and Road Master Courses:

  • $95 local agency employees
  • $115 all others

NOTE: Payment is required in advance, except employees of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.