BRIDGE DECK REHABILITATION: METHODS AND MATERIALS--PART I

The bridge deck deterioration processes of freeze-thaw scale, popout, and corrosion induced spalling are defined and the popular theories accounting for their mechanism are explained. Included is a basic discussion of corrosion. Oklahoma's method for surveying structures for deterioration is presented as well as the results of a statewide survey of structures using this method. Results of an attempt to correlate chloride concentration in concrete at the level of the upper rebar mat against half-cell potential is also included. /FHWA/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • This report was sponsored by DOT, Federal Highway Administration.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Oklahoma Department of Transportation

    200 NE 21st Street
    Oklahoma City, OK  USA  73105
  • Authors:
    • Ward, P M
  • Publication Date: 1977-8

Media Info

  • Pagination: n.p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00182642
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Federal Highway Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FHWA-OK-78-71-04
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT, STATEDOT
  • Created Date: Dec 3 1978 12:00AM