Structures Section

Mission Statement

Professional responsibility for structural analysis, design, inspection and evaluation of civil works projects. The analysis and design includes all life cycle phases from concept studies through contract plans and specifications, which encompasses evaluation, maintenance, repair, and rehabilitation of existing structures. The section also administers the Periodic Inspection and Continuing Evaluation of Completed Civil Works Structures (PICES), the dam safety program, and the bridge inspection program for the many federally owned structures within the District area of responsibility.