ODOT – Tulsa Co. – I244 Bridge – E-Glass

Owner: Oklahoma Dept. of Transportation (Tulsa Co.)

System:  Patching, FRP/E-Glass & Protective Coating

Completed: 2007

Description:

The beam ends on this bridge had begun to deteriorate due to failed joint sealant on the deck above.  This allowed chlorides to be drained onto the beam ends.  The effected/spalled locations were chipped (to remove loose material), the substrate was prepped by mechanical means & a prepackaged material was applied via a dry shotcrete method.  Once that was complete an E-glass fiber system was used to wrap the beam ends for containment and structural integrity.  Upon completion a protective coating was applied to aid against the elements.