Field Prestressing Repairs to Precast Concrete Bridge Girders

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Title: Field Prestressing Repairs to Precast Concrete Bridge Girders

Author(s): R. S. Lanyi

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 151

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 261-274

Keywords: bridge girders; corrosion; impact strength; load tests; precast concrete; prestressing; repairs; Construction

Date: 7/1/1994

Abstract:
Explains the technology developed by Alberta Transportation and Utilities for field prestressing repairs to precast, prestressed concrete bridge girders. This repair technique restores structural integrity quickly and cost effectively. Applications regarding high load impact damage and corrosion of prestressing strand are discussed, based on Reid Crowther's experience and application of this repair technique.