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

 

Download our free Wastewater Treatment Coating Systems eResource Book

Paint and Coatings Industry News

Main News Page


$17.6M ‘Big Mac’ Painting Contract Let

Monday, January 14, 2013

More items for Program/Project Management

Comment | More

Atsalis Bros. Painting Co. has won a contract valued at $17,673,750 from the Michigan Department of Transportation and the Mackinac Bridge Authority to clean and recoat structural steel surfaces on the Mackinac Bridge.

Atsalis Bros. Painting is a SSPC-QP 1- and QP 2-certified company located in Clinton Township, MI.

Mackinac Bridge Authority
The Mackinac Bridge is often called "Big Mac" or "Mighty Mac." It's the longest suspension bridge in the Western hemisphere and the third longest in the world.
 

'Big Mac' Bridge

Constructed in 1957, this suspension bridge connects Michigan’s upper and lower peninsulas over the Straits of Mackinac.

At 26,372 feet long, it is the third-longest suspension bridge in the world, as well as the longest in the Western Hemisphere. Because of its size, the bridge is often nicknamed “Big Mac” or “Mighty Mac.”

Wikimedia Commons

Atsalis Bros. won a $17,673,750 contract to clean and recoat parts of the bridge.

About the Project

The project involves abrasive blast cleaning approximately 110,500 square yards of structural steel surfaces, from pier 9 northerly to pier 18, to a Near-White finish (SSPC-SP 10).

After cleaning, the steel will be coated with a MI DOT-standard zinc-epoxy-urethane system.

In addition, the owners are currently soliciting bids for construction inspection services for this project, including NACE-certified coatings inspection.

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

   

Tagged categories: Abrasive blasting; Bidding; Bridges; Contract awards; Contracts; Department of Transportation (DOT); Epoxy; Government contracts; Urethane; Zinc

Comment Join the Conversation:

Sign in to our community to add your comments.

Armakleen Company, The
ARMEX when nondestructive cleaning is critical

The gentle physical propriety of baking soda but yet aggressive cleaning ability is what makes ARMEX the only choice for nondestructive abrasive blasting.


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.


Abrasives Inc.
See the difference immediately Black Magic®

Quality blast abrasive goes farther. Use Black Magic® The Tough Stuff coal slag. Cleaner, consistent, less dust. Order yours today!
Abrasives Inc. 800-584-7524


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.


LS Industries
LS Blasters: Optimum Steel Cleaning Efficiency

Simplify surface prep with the precise shot control of LS Blasters. Our blast technology delivers optimum coverage and finish. 800-533-8008


HoldTight Solutions Inc.
NO FLASH RUST -
NO CONTAMINANTS

Our HoldTight®102 salt remover & flash rush inhibitor prevents flash rust by removing surface contaminants.
Contact us for your nearest distributor. (800) 319.8802 sales@holdtight.com


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


Mitsubishi Gas Chemical America
Performance Amine 1,3-BAC

A highly reactive cycloaliphatic diamine offering superior performance. Reasonable cost and curing efficacy makes it suitable for all types of epoxy resin applications.


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

 
 
 
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