Paint BidTracker

(800) 837-8303
sales@paintbidtracker.com

The Technology Publishing Network
JPCL | PaintSquare | Durability + Design Paint BidTracker

Sign-up for a Free Trial...or Login
Email/Username* Password*
Follow us on Twitter  |   Join us on Facebook
About Paint BidTracker | Contact Us | Advertise | Search

Paint and Coatings Industry News

Main News Page


OH Painter Awarded $25M Bridge Contract

Monday, November 12, 2012

Comment | More

Louisiana officials have awarded a $25,137,642 contract to North Star Painting of Youngstown, OH, for the second phase of painting on the 8,236-foot-long Sunshine Bridge.

The 48-year-old structure connects Baton Rouge and New Orleans over the Mississippi River via LA 70.

Sunshine Bridge
Wikimedia Commons

The bridge, connecting Baton Rouge and New Orleans, plays an important role in evacuation.

Once ridiculed as a “Bridge to Nowhere,” the cantilever structure plays an important role in storm evacuation and industrial development along the Mississippi River.

Scope of Work

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development project, which had been estimated between $20 million and $30 million, involves cleaning and recoating the 3,327-foot-long main truss span, including the deck span, and four approaches (1,789 foot, 1,504 foot, 948 foot and 708 foot).

The steel will be abrasive blast-cleaned to a Near White finish (SSPC-SP 10) and coated with an organic zinc-rich primer, an epoxy intermediate, and a polyurethane finish. The contract requires Class 1 containment according to SSPC-Guide 6 to capture the existing lead-based coatings. SSPC-QP 1 and QP 2 certifications are also required. The contractor is required to furnish NACE-certified quality control inspectors.

The project also includes performing additional steel and concrete repairs, including replacing bearings and repairing bridge deck surfaces.

The first phase of the project was awarded to Texas Bridge Inc., of Humble, TX, for $6,223,574 and included recoating a 3,160-foot-long segment of the bridge's East approaches and a 1,444-foot-long segment of the West approaches.

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

   

Tagged categories: Abrasive blasting; Bridges; Containment; Paint application; SSPC; Steel

Comment from randy calay, (11/14/2012, 5:06 PM)

Good Job George / north star, r calay n/c pa


Comment Join the Conversation:

Sign in to our community to add your comments.

W Abrasives
How to reduce your blasting cost ?

W Abrasives is able to reduce the global blasting cost to its customers by offering specific ranges of products and technical support dedicated to their application.


Absolute Equipment/Grand Rental Station
TIER 4 EQUIPMENT

We have Tier 4 Equipment including Air Compressors & Generators for Sale & Rent! Your job may now require Tier-4. www.absoluteequip.com or Call 412-931-6655.


Clemco Industries Corp.
Maximum Dust Suppression Systems Start at $14,950

The system comprises proven technology and equipment with user-friendly flexibility in mind. See it in action.


Safway Services
One Source. Every Solution.

The Safway Group is your source for multiservices. Painting, coating, insulation and more – all from the most trusted name in the industry.


Marine Equipment Supply
Nationwide Paint and Blast Equipment Rental House

Electric & Diesel DC’s, DH’s, Vacs, Blast Units, Generators, & More. 888-281-2643


Aggreko
Portable Heating Rentals

Aggreko offers stand alone or in-line industrial heaters, available for rental on your painting/coating project. 24/7 service, nationwide.
844-433-9802


Bullard
Upgrade with the Bullard GenVX

Click here to learn how you can get a GenVX Helmet and Win.

Technology Publishing

The Technology Publishing Network

The Journal of Protective Coatings & Linings (JPCL) PaintSquare
Durability + Design Paint BidTracker

 
USE Paint BidTracker:      Get a Free Trial
 
EXPLORE Paint BidTracker:      Project Showcase   |   Blogs   |   Social   |   News   |   Webinars   |   White Papers   |   Links   |   Standards   |   Classifieds
 
KNOW Paint BidTracker:      FAQ   |   About Paint BidTracker   |   Privacy policy   |   Terms & conditions   |   Site Map   |   Search   |   Contact Us
 

© Copyright 2000 - 2017, Technology Publishing, Co., 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