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Plan of Action (POA) for Scour Critical Bridges - WEB-BASED

PROGRAM AREA: Hydraulics
Web-based Training (WBT)Web-based Training (WBT)
Calendar Year
1 Hours
0 Units
$0 Per Participant


CLASS SIZE: Minimum: 1 Maximum: 1

NOTES:This course supports an FHWA-wide priority and is brought to you at no cost by the Office of Bridges and Structures.


This seminar provides guidance on developing a Plan of Action (POA) for scour critical bridges. The seminar highlights the history of the POA requirement and recommends management and inspection strategies for POA development. The seminar introduces the FHWA POA Standard Template and illustrates the use of the POA via a case study of a scour critical bridge in a riverine setting.


Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the purpose of a Plan of Action (POA) for a scour critical bridge
  • Identify strategies for developing and implementing a POA
  • Describe the sections of the POA Standard Template


Federal, State, and local bridge owners responsible for developing Plan of Actions (POA) for scour critical bridges.

If you have questions about this NHI training, please contact NHI at or 877.558.6873.


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