A wide range of approaches can be used to protect steel bridges from corrosion, both in new construction and maintenance. New coating technologies and surface preparation methods offer longer life and better performance --and ultimately extend the life of bridges. But while new products and processes can be readily adopted by steel fabricators, repainting a steel bridge can present some special problems. Differences between initial painting and repainting range from funding to specifications.

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  • Accession Number: 00453794
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 27 2004 10:00PM