Structures Field Review Site 11 2010Beaufort, Bridge #64 on NC 99 over Pungo Creek
~ Concerns regarding use of steel piles in corrosive areas.
 ~ Concrete piles are preferred in corrosive areas, but subsurface conditions control pile type.
 ~ Steel piles allow flexibility in length for required bearing, but require galvanizing or metallization.
 ~ Piles required repairs to galvanizing in numerous small areas.
 ~ There was a suggestion to use concrete piles and take advantage of set on future projects in corrosive areas.
~ 15 span cored slab with 24" pipe piles.
 ~ No drainage system.
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