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Bridge deck waterproofing

VolkerLaser provides bridge deck waterproofing services to combat structural corrosion caused by wear, weathering and water-ingress arising from contact with de-icing salts and automotive fluids.

Prior to bridge deck waterproofing, VolkerLaser first carries out a series of surface tests to ensure the selection and application of the appropriate system. This process includes a freeze and thaw cycle, as well as fatigue and bond testing. 

The service itself consists of spray-applied membrane, rapid-cure applications, self-coloured membranes, skid/slip resistance and ultra-durable, high strength applications.

Our team is highly skilled in the application of all types of membrane and brings a wealth of experience from a large and varied portfolio of projects.

VolkerLaser carries out installation of both the Highways Agency Approved Methyl Methacrylate (MMA) based Eliminator spray applied membrane, and Network Rail Approved Hytec sheet systems and high strength applications.

VolkerLaser has provided this service on a number of prestigious sites across the UK including Reading Bridge, which carries around 24,000 vehicles every day and required major waterproofing and strengthening works. During the project, VolkerLaser delivered 600m2 of Stirling Lloyd Eliminator waterproofing to protect the structure of the bridge.

Thanks to VolkerLaser, the busy bridge could remain a strategic route for the thousands of motorists that rely on this vital transport link daily.

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