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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: Reinforced Overlay and Shotcrete Restore Integrity to a Multistory Parking Structure
Author(s): Kevin A. Michols and John F. Vincent
Publication: Concrete International
Appears on pages(s): 55-58
Keywords: concrete construction; cracking (fracturing); pan joist slabs; parking facilities; reinforced concrete; repairs; resurfacing; shotcrete; structural design; General
Abstract:Describes repairs required before a multistory parking structure could be opened to service. The reinforced concrete decks, which had exhibited extensive cracking, were repaired with a bonded reinforced concrete overlay. Beams were strengthened with supplemental stirrups encased in shotcrete and new reinforced shotcrete brackets were installed around existing columns.
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