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OH Contractor Nets $53M Bridge Job

Thursday, December 17, 2015

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An award of more than $53 million has been made by the California Department of Transportation to Liberty Maintenance Inc., of Youngstown, OH, for the cleaning and recoating of the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge in San Mateo County.

Liberty Maintenance, with a bid of $53,786,915, beat out four other bidders:

  • California Engineering Contractors Inc. for $53,901,410;
  • F.D. Thomas Inc. for $54,655,582;
  • Certified Coatings for $55,069,199;
  • Alpha Painting & Construction Co. Inc. $63,845,895.

The project was estimated at $51 million.

Peter Kaminski / CC BY 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons
Peter Kaminski / CC BY 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons

Liberty Maintenance Inc., of Youngstown, OH, beat out four other bidders for the cleaning and recoating of California's San Mateo-Hayward Bridge.

Bidding closed Nov. 4.

Scope of Work

Work will consist of cleaning and recoating structural steel surfaces on the steel box girder San Mateo-Hayward Bridge.

The contractor will oversee 492,650 square feet of spot-abrasive blast-cleaning and undercoating of structural steel. Containment will be required for existing lead based coatings.

The project requires SSPC-QP 1 and QP 2 certifications.

The structure was opened to traffic Oct. 31, 1967, and now sees an average of 81,000 vehicles daily. The original cost of the bridge was estimated between $6 million and $7 million and was constructed by the Raymond Concrete Pile Company.

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Tagged categories: Bidding; Contract awards; Contracts; Government; Government contracts; North America; Paint BidTracker; Program/Project Management

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