Investigation of Field Corrosion Performance and Bond/Development Length of Galvanized Reinforcing Steel

Project status

Completed

Start date: 08/15/13
End date: 12/31/14

Researcher(s)

Principal investigators:

Co-principal investigators:

About the research

The objectives of this project were as follows:

  • Gather information on the use/acceptance of galvanized reinforcing steel by the national and international engineering community
  • Install and monitor corrosion monitoring sensors in a Buchanan County, Iowa demonstration bridge
  • Conduct laboratory testing to study bond and development length of galvanized reinforcing bars

Publications

Report: Investigation of Field Corrosion Performance and Bond/Development Length of Galvanized Reinforcing Steel (1.22 mb pdf) December 2014

Tech transfer summary: Investigation of Field Corrosion Performance and Bond/Development Length of Galvanized Reinforcing Steel (117.93 kb pdf) Dec 2014

Sponsor(s)/partner(s)

Sponsor(s):

  • Federal Highway Administration State Planning and Research Funding
  • Iowa Department of Transportation
  • Iowa Highway Research Board

Partner(s): Buchanan County