BRIDGE PAINTING IN MARYLAND: DEVELOPMENT AND CASE HISTORIES

Bridge painting is Maryland is the job of the Bridge Inspection and Remedial Engineering Division of the State Highway Administration. The selection of a coating system is based on long-term protection and corrosion prevention. Because corrosion is aided in certain environments, the department considers the environment where the coating is being applied before specifying a particular coating system. This article provides an overview of Maryland's bridge painting program. It describes how specific characteristics of different environmental zones in the state determine coating selection. Case histories are presented that illustrate alternative maintenance coating selection based on environment, structural characteristics, maintenance schedules, and work restrictions.

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    Technology Publishing Company

    2100 Wharton Street, Suite 310
    Pittsburgh, PA  United States  15203
  • Authors:
    • Perkins, P
  • Publication Date: 1995-1

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  • English

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  • Accession Number: 00712809
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 31 1995 12:00AM