The existing rust with heavy amounts of salinity or anti-freezing agents on the weathering steel bridge surface can lead to serious durability issues. In the event that the anticorrosion functions of weathering steel bridges do not perform satisfactorily, it is necessary to eliminate the cause or to consider the repair coating and the life extension process. In order to achieve the expected life of the repair coating, it is important to perform the correct surface treatment, appropriate surface preparation (near-white blast cleaning, ISO standard Sa2 1/2 equivalent), and the certain removal of rust containing salinity (50 mg/m2 or below). This study provides state-of-the-art techniques on repair method, which is two repair coating methods and one simple repair method for weathering steel bridges. In 2015, some repair methods, with considerable effectiveness, were carried out to actual weathering steel bridges with undesired rust generation. The investigation of three years after repair coating shows that both repair coating film is confirmed to exhibit good corrosion resistance. The weathering steel surface repaired by simple repair method is also in a good state.
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