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Post-Tensioned Bridges: Diagnosing & Remediating Corrosive Conditions

Author:  Dallas Montgomery, PE

Lurking beneath the surface of otherwise visibly sound concrete bridges lies a potentially significant disease causing corrosion and deterioration. If left untreated, it can lead to a shorter-than-planned effective service life and reduced load carrying capacity for post-tensioned bridges.

In this paper, we’ll examine post-tensioned (PT) bridges and the importance of diagnosing and remediating corrosive conditions.

TOPICS INCLUDE:
  • The Culprits of Corrosion
  • The Perfect Storm
  • Is a Formal Repair Program Right for You?
  • Repair Program Benefits
  • Procedures & Protocols