Building Maintenance

Bridge girders located in zones of very severe exposure conditions suffer_____.

  • A. Spalling
  • B. Bleeding
  • C. Winding
  • D. Spinning
Answer: Option A.
Explanation: 

Bridge girders located in zones of very severe exposure conditions suffer spalling. extensive spalling of concrete exposing the reinforcements and in such cases the unsound or loose concrete around the girders is removed and repairing against the loss of concrete section is done by jacketing the girders using a steel form.

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