Deck Orations

A resource center for project updates & history, technical discussions, related research and more

Bridge Deck Patching Recommendations

Bridge Deck Patching Recommendations

We often get asked about deck repair (patching) materials during design as well as the pre-construction phase of a project. We see a wide array of successes and failures related to patching work performed ahead of an overlay, and are glad to share our suggestions for...

Project Profile – PennDOT Rapid Bridge Replacement

Project Profile – PennDOT Rapid Bridge Replacement

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has one of the largest inventories of bridges in the country.  It is also among the oldest inventories.  In an effort to improve their bridges more quickly than the typical design-bid-build process allows,...

Roads and Bridges “The Awards Issue”

Roads and Bridges “The Awards Issue”

The November/December 2020 issue of Roads & Bridges, is “The Awards Issue”. Kwik Bond Polymers is proud to be involved with two of the recognized top ten bridge projects! The #1 top bridge project selected was Phase 2 of the Kosciuszko Bridge. Our PPC 1121...

Polymer Overlay Types 101

Polymer Overlay Types 101

When first exposed to polymer bridge deck overlays, owners and designers often think one of two ways:  there are so many, how do I decide, or polymers are all the same.  Yes, there are different types of polymer overlays, a basic understanding of the different types...