A new report is available from the Epoxy Interest Group that summarizes work conducted for the Michigan DOT. This report uses statistical analyzes to calculate the design life of decks and concludes that these have a 70 year life.
Epoxy-coated reinforcing steel has been extensively used with high performance concrete in downtown Chicago. Take a look at our photos of this amazing $500 million project in a congested city.
A 6-page document has been developed that provides guidance on the use of epoxy-coated reinforcing steel to protect concrete parking garages against deterioration caused by deicing and marine salts.