ACI PRC-362.2-00: Guide for Structural Maintenance of Parking Structures (Reapproved 2013)

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This guide is intended to assist parking structure owners, operators, and the consultants who advise them in developing preventive maintenance programs for parking structures. It presents typical maintenance concerns and suggests ways of addressing them.

The guide summarizes information regarding structural, operational, aesthetic, and routine maintenance for parking structures. A structural maintenance checklist of specific recommended tasks and references to other publications with information related to the structural maintenance of parking structures is included.

Keywords: concrete durability; condition appraisal; construction joints; contraction joints; corrosion; cracking; expansion joints; isolation joints; leakage; maintenance; membrane; parking structure; post-tensioning; precast; prestressed; ramp; scaling; sealant; sealer; snow removal; spalling.


Document Details

Author: ACI Committee 362

Publication Year: 2002

Pages: 15

ISBN: 9780870313578

Categories: Parking Structures

Formats: PDF

This document is Historical

Table of Contents

Chapter 1--Introduction

Chapter 2--Developing a maintenance program

2.1--The project maintenance manual

2.2--Periodic inspections

2.3--Preventive maintenance

2.4--Conditional appraisals

Chapter 3--Deterioration problems associated with parking structures

3.1--Concrete-related deterioration








3.2--Sealants and waterproofing

3.2.1--Contraction and construction jointing sealants

3.2.2--Seals for isolation joints and expansion joints

3.2.3--Concrete sealers

3.2.4--Elastromeric, traffic-bearing membranes

3.3--Structural elements and related items

3.3.1--Concrete deck surface

3.3.2--Beams, columns, and walls

3.3.3--Stair and elevator towers

3.3.4--Exposed metals

Chapter 4--General maintenance considerations

4.1--Housekeeping and cleaning requirements

4.2--Snow removal and ice control

4.3--Other operational maintenance

4.4--Aesthetic-related maintenance

4.5--Precast/prestressed concrete

4.6--Post-tensioned concrete

4.7--Cast-in-place, conventionally reinforced-concrete structures

Chapter 5--Parking facility structural maintenance tasks and frequencies

Chapter 6--References

6.1--Referenced standards and reports

6.2--Cited references

Appendix A--Snow removal

Appendix B--Deicing procedures

Appendix C--Checklist for structural inspection of parking structures


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