PaintSquare.com
      | Connect Follow us on Twitter Like us on Facebook
About | Subscribe | Advertise
  

 

Paint and Coatings Industry News

Main News Page


Phase 3 for Lewis & Clark Bridge Work

Friday, September 3, 2010

Comment | More

Lewis and Clark Bridge

Odyssey Contracting Corp., of Houston, PA, and Geronimo Painting Co. Inc., of Lisbon, OH, have begun the third and final phase in the complete repainting of the Lewis and Clark Bridge over the Columbia River.

Phase 3 work began June 30 on the 8,288-foot-long cantilever bridge, which spans the Columbia River between Longview, WA, and Rainier, OR. The bridge carries a heavy traffic load of 21,000 vehicles per day on average, including 13% freight.

The $33,774,714 contract, a shared responsibility of the Washington and Oregon Departments of Transportation, includes American Recovery & Reinvestment Act funding. This is the third phase of a three-part effort to replace the coatings that were applied in 1984.

Recoating Began in 2006

Abhe & Svoboda Inc. , of Prior Lake, MN, recoated about 14,236 tons of existing structural steel under the $14.6 million first-phase contract, which took place between August 2006 and February 2008.

Certified Coatings, of Concord, CA, is recoating substructure elements of the bridge, including in-river piers, under the $5.1 million second-phase contract, which began in April 2009 and is scheduled for completion this month.

The third phase, which will address the superstructure, is expected to be completed in fall 2013.

Scope of Work

The third phase involves recoating the cantilever truss superstructure, including the 1,200-foot-long main span, which reaches a height of 340 feet above the river. The majority of the steel will be abrasive blast-cleaned to a Near White finish (SSPC-SP 10), while select stringers and expansion joint beams will be cleaned with solvents and compressed air only.

The project includes recoating the steel with a moisture-cured urethane system, as well as applying a penetrating sealer to 4,300 linear feet of pack rust. The contract includes erecting containment structures to control the emission of the lead, cadmium, and chromium-bearing existing coatings.

All four contractors hold SSPC-QP 1 and QP 2 certifications.

Reported by Paint BidTracker.

   

Tagged categories: Contract awards

Comment Join the Conversation:

Sign in to our community to add your comments.

SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings
http://www.sspc.org/

Join SSPC and Enhance
Your Career !


BASF
New resins from BASF will have metals loving water:

Excellent corrosion resistance, low VOC, high gloss, thin films basf.us/industrialcoatings
polyorders@basf.com
800-231-7868


Termarust Technologies
Termarust (HR CSA) Chemically Stops
Active Corrosion

Hydro Utility Penstock Overcoated in 1997. Was power washed and overcoated with major cost saving. No environmental impact with Termarust's low LC50 of 41,007 ppm.


Blastox/The TDJ Group, Inc.
Blastox - One Step
Lead Abatement

Don't waste $$ on added labor steps with other methods. Don't mix, meter or apply at the job-site. Avoid strict hazardous waste rules.
Let your painters paint!


HoldTight Solutions Inc.
NO FLASH RUST -
NO CONTAMINANTS

Our HoldTight®102 salt remover & flash rust preventer prevents flash
rust by removing surface contaminants. It has no equal; only wannabees.
Contact us for your
nearest distributor.
(800) 319.8802 sales@holdtight.com


Commercial Sand Blasting & Painting Ltd.
Reliable Service & Superior Workmanship

We’re ready to meet any of your protective coating and lining needs. We can work on your site or in our facilities, with large shops (60,000 sq ft), 40 acres of yard space, and cranes and forklifts on site.


Bullard

The Next Generation
of Blasting

• Lightest
• Coolest
• Most Comfortable
• Most Dependable


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


Advanced Recycling Systems
ADVANCED RECYCLING SYSTEMS (ARS)

Recycling Machines, Dust Collectors, Rapid Deployment units are time-tested and approved for the rugged industrial environment. Contact ARS today!
(330)536-8210


DeFelsko Corporation
PosiTector 200 for concrete

Rugged, simple and affordable coating thickness gage for concrete measures protective coatings including polyurea.

 
 
 
Technology Publishing

The Technology Publishing Network

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

© Copyright 2000-2015, 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