TOTAL CONTAINMENT PROTECTS PUBLIC DURING VIADUCT REHABILITATION

When the Long Island Rail Road decided to repaint its 90-year-old Atlantic Avenue viaduct, the removal of old lead-based paint from the steel structure was required. This article describes the process of containing particulate lead and dust during rehabilitation of this 2.4 km (1.5 m) commuter rail viaduct. Steel grit blasting is discussed in detail as is the inspection procedures and standards for emissions.

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    Scranton Gillette Communications

    380 E Northwest Highway, Suite 200
    Des Planes, IL  United States  60016-2282
  • Authors:
    • Alvarez, E
  • Publication Date: 1994-8

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  • English

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  • Accession Number: 00669237
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 4 1994 12:00AM