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Title: Composite Strengthening of a Bridge
Author(s): Jung, W.T.; Keum, M.S.; Park, J.S.; Kang, J.Y.; Park, Y.H.; Chung, W.; and Kim, Y.J.
Publication: Concrete International
Appears on pages(s): 48-53
Keywords: girder, rod, anchorage, load
Abstract:The four-span concrete Buhung Bridge, located in Gyeonggi, South Korea, was constructed in 1960 and has since been exposed to heavy traffic from a nearby military base. One span of the bridge was recently strengthened with post-tensioned, near-surface-mounted carbon fiber reinforced polymer rods. Dynamic load tests show that the stiffness of the span has been improved significantly.
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