SPECIAL EPOXY ASPHALT TOPS HALIFAX SPAN

THE PLACEMENT OF A SPECIAL EPOXY ASPHALT ATOP THE SUSPENDED ORTHOTROPIC STEEL DECK PLATES OF THE HALIFAX NARROWS BRIDGE WAS ACCOMPLISHED EARLY THIS SUMMER. THE DECK OF THE MURRAY MACKAY BRIDGE ACROSS THE NARROWS OF HALIFAX HARBOUR IS ONLY THE THIRD DECK IN THE WORLD - AND THE FIRST IN SNOW COUNTRY - TO USE THIS CONCRESIVE EPOXY MIX. THE METHOD OF APPLYING THE MIXTURE, THE MIXTURE ITSELF, AND THE INGREDIENTS OF THE EPOXY MIX ARE DESCRIBED. THE MATERIAL'S PERFORMANCE UNDER SEVERE FREEZE-THAW CONDITIONS IN A SALTY MARITIME ATMOSPHERE WILL BE CLOSELY WATCHED BY BRIDGE ENGINEERS. /RATAOC/

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    • Vol 14, No 28, PP 8 10, 1 FIG, 2 PHOT
  • Authors:
    • Rooke, W
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  • Accession Number: 00210595
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Roads & Transportation Assoc /Canada
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 12 1971 12:00AM