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Project Information
Project ID:   FHWA-PROJ-13-0004
Project Name:   Wrap-up of Various Corrosion Studies
Project Status:   Proposed
Start Date:  December 31, 2013
End Date:  December 31, 2015
Contact Information
Last Name:  Virmani
First Name:  Paul
Telephone:  202-493-3052
E-mail:  paul.virmani@dot.gov
Office:   Office of Infrastructure Research and Development
Team:   Infrastructure Management Team [HRDI-60]
Program:   Infrastructure Earmark
Laboratory:   Coatings and Corrosion Laboratory
Project detail
Roadmap/Focus area(s):   Infrastructure Research and Technology Strategic Plan and Roadmap
Project Description:   Satisfactory performance of various materials used in bridge structures is desirable to provide durability and reduce maintenance costs in corrosive service environments.  Three studies were started in Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Coatings and Corrosion Laboratory to explore new materials and improve current materials, but were not completed.
Goals:   Complete the remaining research work for the three studies and publish TechBriefs and reports.
Product Type:   Article
Research report
Techbrief
Technical report
Test Methodology:   Applied Research
Expected Benefits:   The expected benefit is cost-effective materials.
Deliverables:   Final report of research findings.
FHWA Topics:   Roads and Bridges--Construction and Project Management
TRT Terms:   Reinforcing Bars
Tendons (Materials)
Corrosion
Dowel Bar Retrofits
Infrastructure
Research
Corrosion
Bridges
Pavements
FHWA Disciplines:   Construction and Project Management
Pavement and Materials
Structures
Subject Areas:   Bridges and other structures
Construction
Highways
Maintenance and Preservation
Materials
Research

 

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