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WV DOT Awards $2.4M Bridge Painting

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

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An Ohio industrial painting contractor has been awarded a $2.4 million contract for the first phase of cleaning and painting on West Virginia’s Hospital Bridge over Wheeling Creek.

 The project involves cleaning and recoating 2,850 tons of structural steel on the bridge, 445 feet long and 40 feet wide, and two ramps.

 WV DOT

The project involves cleaning and recoating 2,850 tons of structural steel on the bridge and two ramps.

The West Virginia Department of Transportation accepted the low bid of $2,415,981 from Vimas Painting Co., of Campbell, OH. Five bids, ranging up to $4,516,234, were submitted.

Scope of Work

The project involves cleaning and recoating 2,850 tons of structural steel on the 445-foot-long, 40-foot-wide bridge and two ramps over Wheeling Creek. The existing coatings contain lead; Class 2A containment according to SSPC-Guide 6 will be required.

The steel will be pressure-washed; tested for soluble salts with remediation as needed; abrasive blast-cleaned to SSPC-SP 10 (near white); and coated with an organic zinc-rich primer, an epoxy intermediate, and a polyurethane finish.

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Tagged categories: Bidding; Bridges; Containment; Contract awards; Lead; Maintenance coating work; SSPC

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