SPR-4121: Pack Rust Identification and Mitigation Strategies for Steel Bridges

The proposed research will study the development of pack rust in Indiana steel highway bridges and investigate possible repair methodologies. Specific areas of interest are the frequency of occurrence of pack rust in steel highway bridges in Indiana, locations and types of bridges where pack rust has been observed to occur, and repair or mitigation procedures that have been developed and implemented in other state DOTs and other industries.


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    • Status: Active
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    • Sponsor Organizations:

      Purdue University/Indiana Department of Transportation JHRP

      Purdue University
      1284 Civil Engineering Building, Room 4154
      West Lafayette, IN  United States  47907-1284
    • Principal Investigators:

      Bowman, Mark

    • Start Date: 20170101
    • Expected Completion Date: 20180831
    • Actual Completion Date: 0

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01622751
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: Indiana Department of Transportation
    • Contract Numbers: SPR-4121
    • Files: RiP, STATEDOT
    • Created Date: Jan 19 2017 11:10AM