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OFFICE OF RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, AND TECHNOLOGY AT THE TURNER-FAIRBANK HIGHWAY RESEARCH CENTER

Performance Evaluation of Prestressing Strands for Concrete Bridges With Chloride Contaminated Grout

Project Information

Project ID:
FHWA-PROJ-12-0025
Project Abstract:

A research program will be conducted to obtain a preliminary estimate of a chloride threshold value for corrosion initiation for prestressing strands.

Goals

The key project objective is to conduct research on prestressing strands grouted with samples of cement grout containing different levels of chloride to obtain a preliminary estimate of a chloride threshold value for corrosion initiation.

Research HUB ID:
7731
Project Status:
Completed
Project Funding Amount (Contract Award Amount):
$500,000.00
Start Date:
End Date:
Public Access Plan:
No
Laboratory:
  • Coatings and Corrosion Laboratory
  • Nondestructive Evaluation (NDE) Laboratory
FHWA Program Area:
  • Infrastructure
FHWA AMRP Program:
  • Infrastructure
FHWA Activity:
  • Long-Term Bridge Performance

Contact Information

First Name:
Hoda
Last Name:
Azari
Phone Number:
(202) 493-3064
Email Address:
Team:
Infrastructure Analysis and Construction Team
Office:
Office of Infrastructure Research and Development
Office Code:
HRDI-20

Management Organizations