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Contractors Wanted for Riverside Bridge Painting

Wednesday, February 3, 2021

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The Washington State Department of Transportation is seeking contractors to perform painting repairs on the Hoquiam River “Riverside” Bridge in Hoquiam, Washington.

Bids are due Feb. 18.

Construction is estimated to begin this summer.

Scope of Work

The Washington State Department of Transportation is requesting contractors interested in performing preservation and coating repair on the Hoquiam River “Riverside” Bascule Bridge.

An additional bid will be advertised at a later date, including future repairs of the bridges towers and lift span. Constructed in 1970, the 465-foot-long bridge structure will require cleaning and painting to prevent flaking paint and rusting materials from contaminating the Hoquiam River.

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The Washington State Department of Transportation is seeking contractors to perform painting repairs on the Hoquiam River “Riverside” Bridge in Hoquiam, Washington.

The project includes cleaning and painting bridge approach spans. For full paint removal, the steel will require surface preparation through Solvent Cleaning (SSPC-SP 1), abrasive blast-cleaning to Near-White Metal Blast-Cleaning (SSPC-SP 10) for accessible surfaces, or Power-Tool Cleaning to Bare Metal (SSPC-SP 11) for inaccessible surfaces.

The steel will then be coated with a single-component zinc-rich moisture-cured polyurethane primer and intermediate coating, and a single-component moisture-cured aliphatic polyurethane top coat. The owner-approved coating manufacturers are Wasser and Sherwin-Williams.

The contract will also include 180 linear feet of sealing and caulking pack rust to address concerns of the flaking and rusting materials.

Containment of abrasives is required. The project will also include an estimated $50,000 for testing and disposal of containment waste.

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