This article summarizes the discussions and recommendations of the interim report, "Evaluation of Portland Cement Concrete for Permanent Bridge Deck Repair". The effect of chloride in reinforced concrete; the chloride content corrosion threshold; suggestions for determining the concrete that must be removed prior to repair; the use of a rotary hammer to obtain portland cement concrete samples for chloride analyses; and the wet chemical analysis procedure for total chloride developed by the Federal Highway Administration are summarized.

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  • Accession Number: 00126476
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Dec 16 1975 12:00AM