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07.21.15 | ACI 562 – Development of a Building Code for Repair of Existing Concrete Structures

In 2013, the American Concrete Institute (ACI) published Code Requirements for Evaluation, Repair, and Rehabilitation of Concrete Buildings (ACI 562-13) to specifically provide design professionals with a code for the repair of existing concrete structures. ACI 562 represents the first material specific repair code in US practice and is the first code specifically developed to be integrated with the IEBC. The will describe the development of ACI 562, the relationship of ACI 562 with other building codes and the impact of the code on typical concrete repair project.