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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: The Franklin Avenue Bridge
Author(s): Arne P. Johnson, John S. Lawler, Dan Enser, Travis Konda, and Paul Backer
Publication: Concrete International
Appears on pages(s): 33-42
Keywords: concrete, repair, deterioration, corrosion
Abstract:The Franklin Avenue Bridge is an arch bridge crossing the Mississippi River near Minneapolis and St. Paul, MN. Constructed between 1919 and 1923, the bridge has been damaged by chloride-related corrosion of the reinforcement and long-term exposure to moisture and freezing-and-thawing cycles. This article, the first of a two-part series on the restoration of the bridge, focuses on the rehabilitation aspects.
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