PaintSquare.com
Follow us on Twitter Follow us on LinkedIn Like us on Facebook Follow us on Instagram
Search the site

 

Download our free e-book! Overcoating bridges and other structures.

Coatings Industry News

Main News Page


Stadium Attempts Waterproofing Goal

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Comment | More

Virginia Tech is seeking contractors to bid on a waterproofing project at the Hokies' Lane Stadium in Blacksburg.

The work will involve waterproofing about 52,600 square feet of the stadium’s south endzone concourse.

LaneStadium
Wikimedia Commons / Clenz

Virginia Tech's Lane Stadium has been the home of the Hokies since 1965.

Bids are due March 17. A mandatory pre-bid meeting was held Feb. 28.

Scope of Work

The project involves the preparation, repair, and coating of concourse surfaces.

Contractors will prepare surfaces before coating application by removing all existing coatings. If necessary, the contractor will be permitted to heat the area using a maintenance flame until the membrane is soft enough to remove the protection layer. Damaged concrete should also be repaired.

A new traffic coating material will then be applied to the concourse.

Lane Stadium
Virginia Tech

Some of the stadium's 66,233 seats will need to be removed, stored and reinstalled during the waterproofing project. Various repairs will also be required.

Contractors will be expected to remove and store the current installed seating before coating, and to reinstall the seating afterward.

About the Structure

Lane Stadium, home of the Hokies, seats 66,233 fans and has undergone numerous renovations since the first game was played in 1965. The stadium was completed in 1969 and cost Virginia Tech (officially, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University) a total of $2.1 million to build.

A 26,768-square-foot addition, with bathrooms and concourse, was added in 1977. In 1981, an additional 12,500 seats were added to the initial structure at an additional cost of $3.17 million.

Modern improvements were implemented in 2006, with a $52.5 million addition that includes a media center, improved locker rooms, luxury suites, and an updated press area.

Reported by Paint BidTracker, a construction reporting service devoted to identifying contracting opportunities for the coatings community.

Get a free trial of Paint BidTracker now.

   

Tagged categories: Bidding; Contracts; Stadiums/Sports Facilities; Waterproofing

Comment Join the Conversation:

Sign in to our community to add your comments.

Advertisements
 
SABRE Autonomous Solutions
 
Safety, Productivity, Quality. Robotic Blasting
 
Learn how this simple to use, field deployed, automatic robot is eliminating hazards in major confined, cluttered and complex surface preparation projects.
 

 
Industrial Vacuum Equipment Corp.
 
Hurricane Vacuums
& Dust Collectors
 
Vacuum and dust collector hose, filters and related accessories.
IndustrialVacuum.com
 

 
SAFE Systems, Inc.
 
SAFE Systems'
Blast Lights &
Deadman Switches
 
Halogen or LED blast lights available with our NEW urethane bumper. Switches available in many colors for color coding your hoses.
 

 
Detail Masters
 
Overspray Removal
 
We offer professional, turnkey service and unparalleled quality!
Our process can save hundreds— even thousands of dollars. It's fast, environmentally safe and 100% guaranteed.
 

 
Montipower, Inc.
 
The MBX Bristle Blaster
 
Get a 2.7 to 3.3 mil profile and a Near White Metal Clean. For info visit www.mbxit.com or call 877 629-8777
 

 
HoldTight Solutions Inc.
 
NO FLASH RUST - NO CONTAMINANTS
 
Our HoldTight®102 salt remover & flash rust
preventer prevents flash
rust by removing surface contaminants. Contact us
for your nearest distributor.
(800) 319.8802 sales@holdtight.com
 

 
Atlantic Design, Inc.
 
CLICK TO SEE...
 
what we did to this machine! Let ADI upgrade your machine, extending the life, efficiency, and value. Any make. Like new, but better! 866.Call.ADI
 

 
Clemco International GmbH
 
Global engineering-trusted solutions
 
For more than 70 years, Clemco has provided the highest quality blast equipment with a total commitment to comfort and safety.
 

 
PreTox Products - NexTec, Inc.
 
GOT LEAD? Specify Pretox System products
 
The ONLY Lead Stabilizer Compatible with All Paint Removal Methods. Works with all Blast Media: Grits | Recyclable Abrasives | CO2 | Water | Power Tools | Etc. Call Dave Steffen at 800.338.8296.
 

 
US Minerals
 
Hit Harder. Clean Faster.
 
Black Diamond abrasive products are the toughest, most effective blasting media and supply the superior power you need to get any job done.
 

 
 
 

Technology Publishing Co., 2100 Wharton Street, Suite 310, Pittsburgh PA 15203-1951

TEL 1-412-431-8300  • FAX  1-412-431-5428  •  EMAIL webmaster@paintsquare.com


The Technology Publishing Network

Durability + Design PaintSquare the Journal of Protective Coatings & Linings Paint BidTracker

 
EXPLORE:      JPCL   |   PaintSquare News   |   Interact   |   Buying Guides   |   Webinars   |   Resources   |   Classifieds
REGISTER AND SUBSCRIBE:      Free PaintSquare Registration   |   Subscribe to JPCL   |   Subscribe to PaintSquare News
MORE:      About PaintSquare.com   |   Privacy policy   |   Terms & conditions   |   Site Map   |   Search   |   Contact Us