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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: Underwater Grouting Stabilizes
Bridge Pier Foundations
Publication: Concrete International
Appears on pages(s): 126-129
Keywords: bridge piers; erosion; maintenance;
pressure grouting; repairs; underwater construction.
Abstract:A United States railway company uses a unique process of inspection and underwater grouting as a part of its railway bridge preventive maintenance and safety program. An Ohio firm of maintenance speciaists trained and qualified to use diving gear uses its patented bagpipe grouting procedure to install grout-filled nylon mesh bags around concrete bridge pier foundations to stabilize the piers against the erosive effects of silt-laden river currents.
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