EPOXY INJECTION SOLVES UNIQUE PIER PROBLEM

Crushing of the concrete under the bearing plates of piers of Burlington Northern bridge over Wisconsin River alerted the railroad to other problems including cracks developing in the dense outer concrete shells. For repair BN sealed the surface cracks and consolidated low-density interior materials by pumping resin mix into cracks and in vertical and horizontal holes in which reinforcing bars had been inserted.

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    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

    508 Birch Street
    Bristol, CT  United States  06010
  • Publication Date: 1978-3

Media Info

  • Features: Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 38-39
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00173814
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 26 1978 12:00AM