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Newport/Pell Bridge Painting Advertised for Bids

Monday, December 28, 2009

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Newport Pell Bridge

The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority will accept sealed bids on February 22nd, 2010, for coatings application and steel repairs on the Newport/Pell Bridge. The project includes abrasive blast-cleaning and recoating approximately 1 million square feet of structural steel surfaces on the 11,248-foot-long by 48-foot-wide suspension bridge over the Narragansett Bay. The steel will be coated with a NEPCOAT-approved paint system. The contract, which requires SSPC-QP 1 and QP 2 certification, includes containment of the existing lead-bearing coatings. A third-party NACE/SSPC-certified inspection firm will oversee the coatings work, which is anticipated to be approximately two-thirds of the advertised cost estimate of $35-50M.

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Tagged categories: Bridges; Government contracts

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