PennDOT Awards Bridge Preservation Contract
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has awarded a contract in the amount of $1,842,050.83 for rehabilitation of the 30th Street Bridge in Pittsburgh to Swank Construction Co., of New Kensington, Pennsylvania.
The contract was estimated between $1,000,000 and $2,499,999.99.
Swank Construction Co. was the lowest of two apparent bidders. Additional bids included Gulisek Construction, LLC, of Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, in the amount of $1,879,692.27.
Scope of Work
PennDOT has awarded a contract for preservation services to the 30th Street Bridge spanning the Allegheny River between Troy Hill and Washington’s Landing in Pittsburgh. With a length of 432 linear feet, work will include preservation, guide rail and sidewalk repair, pavement markings, highway lighting, and other miscellaneous construction from the intersection of River Avenue to the intersection of Waterfront Drive.
The project includes 88 square yards of protective coating of cement concrete pavement and shoulders. The contract also includes 114 square yards of penetrating sealant protective coating for reinforced concrete surfaces. The owner-approved penetrating sealant manufacturers are BASF and Euclid. The project includes 1,700 square yards of high molecular weight methacrylate sealing of bridge decks and approach slabs.
The awarded contractor will oversee 977 square yards of hydrodemolition concrete bridge deck surfaces and 6,120 square yards of 1/2 inch depth sacrification. Swank Construction Co. will also perform 20 square feet of Type 2 concrete bridge deck repair and 29 square feet of Type 3 concrete deck repair.