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Title: How Polyester Polymer Concrete Highway and Bridge Deck Overlays Became "State of the Art"
Author(s): J. Maass
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 39-50
Keywords: bridge and deck overlay; CalTrans; Donner Pass; highway overlay; I-80; polyester resin; polymer concrete; premix method; unsaturated polyester
Abstract:This paper reviews the history of polyester polymer concrete highway and bridge deck overlay with a focus on the work done in California and adjacent states. The paper discusses the early work done at Brookhaven Labs, the watershed I-80 job done at Donner Pass (including updates relating to the job), and then reviews the large number of successes over the last thirty years.
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