Extending Bridge Service Life Through Field Welded Repairs and Retrofits

This synthesis documents practices associated with field welded repairs on existing steel bridges used by bridge owners. The information presented includes the extent to which field welding is performed on existing bridges, common types of field welded repairs and retrofits, specifications, and quality control practices. Information used in this study was gathered through a literature review and a survey of state departments of transportation. Follow-up interviews with selected agencies provided additional information.  


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  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Appendices; Figures; Glossary; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 75p
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01596050
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 9780309272094
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Project 20-05, Topic 46-09
  • Files: TRIS, TRB, ATRI
  • Created Date: Apr 15 2016 3:35PM