Evaluation of the Use of Painted and Unpainted Weathering Steel on Bridges

This project will: (1) review the performance of uncoated and coated weathering structural steels and associated problems with corrosion on highway applications; (2) conduct laboratory accelerated weathering/corrosion tests of painted/uncoated weathering and conventional steels; and (3) provide the  Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) recommendations on the use of weathering steels for applications involving complete and/or spot painting.


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    • Status: Active
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    • Sponsor Organizations:

      Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

      State Office Building, Clinton and High Streets
      Frankfort, KY  USA  40622
    • Project Managers:

      Byrd, Jamie

    • Performing Organizations:

      University of Kentucky, Lexington

      Kentucky Transportation Center
      College of Engineering, 176 Raymond Building
      Lexington, KY  USA  40506-0281
    • Principal Investigators:

      Hopwood, Ted

    • Start Date: 20090701
    • Actual Completion Date: 20110630
    • Source Data: RiP Project 23974

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01461857
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: University of Kentucky, Lexington
    • Contract Numbers: P10-407
    • Files: RiP, STATEDOT
    • Created Date: Jan 3 2013 1:53PM