Weathering steel generates dense protective rust on the steel surface. Since this protective rust would reduce corrosion speed, weathering steel can be used without any painting. Furthermore, the Life Cycle Cost of unpainted steel bridges would be lower than ordinary painted steel bridges. Due to these advantages, many weathering steel bridges have been constructed in recent years. Unfortunately, the generation of anomalous rust has been reported in some bridges, cause of water leakage or deicer. It is necessary to repair these bridges, but the repair technique for corroded weathering steel has never been established yet. This study aims to clarify the effect of various repair painting for corroded weathering steel by performing an exposure test. The exposure test has been carried out from September 2015 to Okinawa and Yamaguchi. Test in Okinawa is supplied airborne salt, and the test in Yamaguchi is not supplied airborne salt. Specimens, which produced anomalous rust, were repaired by 19 methods and exposed. As a result, it is effective to repair by organic zinc-rich paint in the area with airborne salt. On the other hand, it is appropriate to remove rust and salt on the steel surface by blasting in the area which is not supplied airborne salt.
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