Bridge Painting: Progress Through Community

From JPCL, July 2019

By Robert Kogler, Rampart LLC

Bob Kogler, a coating professional for the past three decades who has worked extensively the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Federal Highway Administration, shares his take on coating bridges over the years, attributing headway to collaboration in “Bridge Painting: Progress Through Community.” JPCL archived articles are also excerpted including: “The Case of … Too Many Choices” by Eric S. Kline, KTA-Tator, Inc.; “A Towering Tale of Bridge Coating: How Caltrans Kept Quality High and Costs Low” W.H. (Bill) Hansel of the California State Department of Transportation and Shameem A. Khan of the Maryland State Highway Administration compares the number of coats in a system in “Bridge Coating Performance: Two-Coat Vs. Three-Coat Systems.”...

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Tagged categories: Bridges; Caltrans; Coating failure; Eric Kline; JPCL 35th Anniversary; Maintenance coating work; Paint application; Performance testing; Program/Project Management; Robert Kogler; SSPC; Surface preparation

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