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Contractors Sought for PA Bridge Rehab

Thursday, May 17, 2018

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The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is seeking contractors for rehabilitation of the Homestead Grays Bridge and the associated West Drive Ramp, located in Homestead Borough, Pennsylvania.

The cost is estimated between $1 million and $2.5 million.

Bids are due June 7.

Scope of Work:

The project will involve rehabilitation of the Homestead Grays Wichert Truss Bridge, spanning the Monongahela River between Homestead Borough and Pittsburgh’s Squirrel Hill neighborhood, and the associated West Drive Ramp.

Homestead Grays Bridge
Henry Schmitt, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is seeking contractors for rehabilitation of the Homestead Grays Bridge and the associated West Drive Ramp.

The contractor will oversee painting new and existing structural steel using an organic zinc-rich system. The steel will require abrasive blast-cleaning to Near White (SSPC-SP 10) standards and coating with a three-coat organic zinc-epoxy-urethane system selected from NEPCOAT List B. The owner-approved manufacturers are Ameron (PPG), Carboline, Wasser, Sherwin-Williams and International Paint. Prior to coating, steel will require testing for soluble salts and as-needed chloride remediation. Containment according to SSPC-Guide 6 and waste disposal according to Guide 7 are also required.

The chosen contractor will also oversee 9,235 square yards of penetrating sealant protective coating application for reinforced concrete superstructure surfaces. The owner-approved manufacturers are BASF and Euclid. Bridge decks will receive 520 square yards of epoxy surface-treatment application. The owner-approved manufacturers are Cargill, Cornerstone Construction Material, E-Bond Epoxies, E-Chem, Kwik Bond Epoxies, P3 Infrastructure, Sika Corporation, Transpo and Dayton Superior.

Certifications for SSPC-QP 1, QP 2, and QP 3 are required.

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