Duplex Coatings on Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Bridges
From JPCL, January 2017
By Bobby Meade, Greenman-Pedersen Inc.; and Sudhir Palle and Theodore Hopwood II, University Of Kentucky
Bridges have been historically designed for a theoretical 50-year service life but in many cases remain in service in excess of 75 years. This article discusses one tool that bridge designers can employ to extend bridge coating service life — the use of hot-dip galvanizing (HDG) and duplex coatings....