Spot Painting for Bridge Preservation

From JPCL, January 2015

By Bobby W. Meade, Greenman Pedersen, Inc.; and Sudhir Palle and Theodore Hopwood, II, Kentucky Transportation Center, University of Kentucky

The authors outline a University of Kentucky research study that provides guidance on materials, means and methods of spot painting to address bridge component deterioration caused by leaking joints and extensive use of deicing chemicals....

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Tagged categories: Bridges; Coating Application; Coating performance; Maintenance coating work; Performance testing; Salt exposure; Spot repair; Testing + Evaluation; water leakage

Comment from Damian Schimminger, (1/29/2015, 11:57 AM)

I would suggest taking a look at SSPC standard AB4 for surface preperation on spot repairs.

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