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TX Elevated Tank Rehab Out for Bid

Thursday, February 1, 2018

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The City of Saginaw is seeking contractors for rehabilitating the Park Center Elevated Storage Tank, located in Saginaw, Texas.

Bids are due Feb. 13. The project is estimated at $800,000.

Scope of Work

This project involves rehabilitating and recoating the interior and exterior surfaces of the existing 750,000-gallon elevated water storage tank.

Contractors will oversee abrasive blast-cleaning of interior tank surfaces to Near White standards (SSPC-SP 10). The interior will then be coated with a zinc-rich urethane primer, epoxy intermediate coat and epoxy finish coat.

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The City of Saginaw is seeking contractors for rehabilitating the Park Center Elevated Storage Tank located in Saginaw, Texas. 

Exterior tank surfaces will be abrasive blast-cleaned to Commercial standards (SSPC-SP 6). Exterior surfaces will receive an epoxy primer, epoxy intermediate coat and acrylic-polyurethane finish coat. The owner-approved coating brands for tank surfaces include Sherwin-Williams, Tnemec and Carboline.

The work also includes hand/power tool-cleaning (SSPC-SP 2 or SSPC-SP3) and coating steel and ductile pipe, valve, pump and motor surfaces with an epoxy primer and polyurethane finish. Galvanized steel surfaces will be pressure-washed and coated with an acrylic primer and finish. Steel door and electrical box surfaces will be pressure-washed and coated with an alkyd-resin primer and polyurethane finish. Previously coated concrete surfaces will be power-washed (at 4,000 psi) and waterproofed. The owner-approved brand for piping and equipment surfaces is Sherwin-Williams.

The project is estimated at $800,000. 

Contractors will also oversee the application of a polyurethane elastomeric sealant to all un-welded portions of interior roof plate seams. The owner-approved brand for the sealant is the Sika Corporation.

The work involves removing lead-based coatings. Containment and dehumidification are required. An SSPC-QP1 certification is also required.

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