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Project ID:FHWA-PROJ-13-0004
Project Name: Wrap-up of Various Corrosion Studies
Status: Proposed
Last Name:Virmani
First Name:Paul
Office: Office of Infrastructure Research and Development
Team:Infrastructure Management Team
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.
Laboratories: Coatings and Corrosion Laboratory
Start Date: December 31, 2013
End Date: December 31, 2015
Goals:Complete the remaining research work for the three studies and publish TechBriefs and reports.
Test Methodology: Applied Research
Expected Benefits:The expected benefit is cost-effective materials.
Deliverables:1. Name: Comparative Rebar Study for Corrosion Protection for Reinforced Concrete Bridges
Product Type(s): Research report, Article, Techbrief, Technical report
Description: Final report of research findings.
2. Name: Post Tension Tendon and Cable Stayed Corrosion Evaluation by Nondestructive Evaluation (NDE) Techniques.
Product Type(s): Research report, Techbrief, Technical report, Article
Description: Final report of research findings.
3. Name: Corrosion Resistance Study of Metallic Dowel Bars
Product Type(s): Research report, Article, Techbrief, Technical report
Description: Final Report on research findings
Keywords: Reinforcing Bars
Tendons (Materials)
Dowel Bar Retrofits
Subject Areas: Bridges and other structures
Maintenance and Preservation