PaintSquare.com


The First Word in Protective & Marine Coatings

A Product of Technology Publishing / PaintSquare
JPCL | PaintSquare News | Durability + Design | Paint BidTracker

Download the FREE Equipment and Rental Resource Guide

Paint and Coatings Industry News

Main News Page


$3M+ Bridge Painting Up for Bid

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

More items for Program/Project Management

Comment | More

The City of Seattle is seeking bids for coatings work on the Fremont Bridge—a contract estimated at $3.3 million to $3.7 million.

Bids are due April 30 for the project, which involves cleaning and recoating structural steel surfaces of the bascule span of the 502-foot-long double-leaf structure and four operator towers.

Fremont Bridge 1917
sherrlock.files.wordpress.com

The bridge opened June 15, 1917. Today, the bascule span is raised and lowered up to 35 times a day.

The project also includes coating 484 linear feet of traffic railing, 530 linear feet of pedestrian railings, and four art columns.

Scope of Work

The existing coatings on the 97-year-bridge are expected to contain lead. Metal surfaces will be abrasive blast-cleaned to a Commercial finish (SSPC-SP 6) with a lead-stabilizing abrasive additive and spot power tool-cleaned to SP-11 before coating application. Class 1A and 3P containment according to SSPC-Guide 6 will be required.

Concrete flooring inside the operator towers will also require pressure-washing and epoxy protective coating application.

The contractor will be required to work evenings and weekends to clean and paint portions of the bridge that are inaccessible when the drawbridge is in a closed position.

Fremont Bridge
2.bp.blogspot.com

The Fremont Bridge's color scheme was chosen by local residents in 1985.

A mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held Friday (April 18).

About the Structure

The Fremont Bridge opened June 15, 1917, and serves pedestrians, automobiles, bikes, and boats. The current blue-and-orange paint scheme was chosen in a 1985 poll of Fremont residents.

The bridge was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1982 and is a designated city landmark.

A $14.6 million restoration was completed in 2008. Since that time, the bridge has been kept busy, being raised some 35 times daily.

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

Try BidTracker free!

   

Tagged categories: Bidding; Bridges; Government contracts; Lead paint abatement; Paint BidTracker; Painting Contractor; Power washing; Surface preparation

Comment Join the Conversation:

Sign in to our community to add your comments.

SAFE Systems, Inc.
Enduroguard -
The Tough Cable
for a Tough Industry.

Reduce maintenance costs and down time, increase job site safety with Enduroguard Cable. Available exclusively from SAFE Systems. UL listed, flexible, abrasion resistant and cut resistant.


Minerals Research & Recovery

HIGH PERFORMANCE ABRASIVES


“Made in the USA!”

Why recycle waste from other countries? Go FASTER, CLEANER, at 1/3 THE COST with MR&R “All-American” Sharpshot®HP!!

WATCH THE VIDEO


Absolute Equipment/Grand Rental Station
Portable Power from Absolute Equipment

•Compressors
•Lighting Systems
•Generators
•Light Compaction
Sales • Rental • Service
Call 1-866-931-6655
Over a century of
providing excellence.


Spider, a Division of SafeWorks, LLC
Spider’s Competent Person Training

What will Spider’s CPT class do for you?
• OSHA compliance
• Increased productivity
• Improved safety
   awareness
• Fewer accident-related
   costs
Call 877-774-3370 or click for classes near you.


Simpson Strong-Tie
Repair, Protect & Strengthen

Need a coating? Turn to Fox. We have solutions to repair, protect and strengthen concrete, steel and wood substrates. Call 888-760-0369 or email info@foxind.com


GMA Garnet USA
GMA Garnet™
Natural Abrasives

- Superior cleaning
  performance
- Even Profile
- Low Dust
- Cost-Effective
- Environmentally friendly
- Recyclable up to 5 times
Tel : +1 832 243 9300


Van Air Systems
The Blast Pak

Van Air Systems' portable desiccant air dryer. Get dry compressed air with this All-In-One blasting and coating solution.

 
 
 
Technology Publishing

The Technology Publishing Network

The Journal of Protective Coatings & Linings (JPCL) PaintSquare
Durability + Design Paint BidTracker JPCL Europe

 
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
 

© Copyright 2000-2014, Technology Publishing / PaintSquare, All rights reserved
2100 Wharton Street, Suite 310, Pittsburgh PA 15203-1951; Tel 1-412-431-8300; Fax 1-412-431-5428; E-mail webmaster@paintsquare.com