The objectives of this study were to develop specifications and contract language and to monitor the implementation them to effectively use rapid reconstruction and extended service life concepts in new bridge construction. Through the use of A + B bidding, a duplex protective coating system using Hot Dipped Galvanizing (HDG) and paint, and preservation techniques such as concrete sealers and stains the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet attained those goals.
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Meade, Bobby W.; Palle, Sudhir; and Hopwood, Theodore II, "Experimental Rapid Renewal Project (Bridge Construction)" (2016). Kentucky Transportation Center Research Report. 1712.