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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: Innovative Rehabilitation of a Parking Structure
Author(s): Bijan O. Aalami and David T. Swanson
Publication: Concrete International
Appears on pages(s): 30-35
Keywords: corrosion; parking facilities; post-tensioning; renovating; prestressed concrete; prestressing; repairs; structural design;
Abstract:The principal considerations in the evaluation, design, and construction that led to the successful rehabilitation of the multilevel Pier 39 concrete frame parking garage in San Francisco are described. Gradual deterioration of insufficiently protected heat-seal wrapped post-tensioning had rendered the garage unfunctional and necessitated extensive shoring. Rehabilitation options, economic evaluations, structural computations, post-tensioning hardware, and construction highlights are discussed.
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