February 20, 2020


Virginia Western Water Authority
3322 Hollins Rd.
Roanoke, VA 24012

Contact Hours



This course will provide an overview of best practices of bridge preservation for locally maintained bridges in Virginia.  The topics will include the definition of bridge preservation, a summary of structure data, description of structure conditions, a description of the Virginia bridge/structure program and details of bridge preservation treatments.


The following bridge preservation treatments will be included:

Deck Patching

Deck Crack Sealing

Thin (Epoxy) Overlays

Rigid Overlays

Closing Joints

Reconstruction of deck ends and abutment backwalls adjacent to joints

Leaking Joints

Sealing Joints – Adhesive based joint sealing systems

Sealing Joints – Pourable (Silicone) Seals

Sealing Joints –Elastomeric Expansion Dams (Strip Seals)

Sealing Joints –Tooth Joints

Sealing Joints – Asphalt Plug Joints

Deck and Seat Cleaning

Seat Waterproofing

Concrete Superstructure Surface Repairs

Concrete Substructure Surface Repairs

Structural Steel Repairs

Fatigue Retrofitting

Scour Repairs

Cathodic Protection

Registration and Payment

The following registration fees cover the session, all course materials and meals:

Local Government: $75.00
State/Federal: $125.00
Private Industry: $300.00

Click here for UVA TTA's general registration information, cancellation policy, and refund policy. UVA TTA accepts the following credit cards: American Express, VISA, MasterCard, and Discover. Credit card information cannot be taken over the phone. Alternatively, after registering you can print out a voucher to send in with your payment. After you have completed the transaction you will receive an automatically generated email confirming registration and payment if applicable. Final confirmation and instructions will be sent out during the week prior to the class date.

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