CAL/DOT CREW PAINTS STEEL BRIDGES IN UNIQUE PROGRAM

The article discusses the manner in which an 8-man crew operates to keep vast areas of bridge steel from corrosion and deterioration. The crew is headquartered in San Francisco-Oakland for the California Department of Transportation. These 8 men have the responsibility for painting 5,500,000 square feet of steel supports and beams under the network of expressways in the congested metropolitan area and in the face of heavily traveled cross streets at the ground level. Surface preparation, painting cycle, support equipment, and other aspects of the operation are covered.

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  • Accession Number: 00325212
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 15 1981 12:00AM