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Hames Contracting Wins Beaufort Channel Drawbridge Painting Bid

Friday, March 26, 2010

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Beaufort Channel Drawbridge

Hames Contracting, Inc. of Alpharetta, GA, was awarded a contract of $890,000 by the North Carolina Department of Transportation to perform coatings application and grid floor replacement on the 673-foot-long by 28-foot-wide Beaufort Channel Drawbridge. The contract, which requires SSPC-QP 2 certification, includes recoating 18,626 square feet of steel on the bridge, including the two 68.5-foot-long leaf spans. The majority of the steel will be abrasive blast-cleaned to a Near White finish (SSPC-SP 10) and coated with an organic zinc-rich primer, an epoxy intermediate, and a polyurethane finish, while hard-to-access steel will be hand-tool cleaned (SSPC-SP 2) and coated with an aluminum epoxy mastic system. The contract includes erecting Class 2A containment (SSPC-Guide 6) to control the emission of the existing lead-bearing coatings into the waterway below. 

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