Protective Coatings

Client/Owner: NYCDOT

Location: New York, NY

GPI Contact: Gregory Zenk, P.E.

Description: GPI was selected for the inspection of the Brooklyn Bridge coatings rehabilitation. All three travel lanes were maintained during the course of this work, and painting took approximately four years.

Service: Protective Coatings

Brooklyn Bridge Rehabilitation and Coatings

Client/Owner: BNY Mellon

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

GPI Contact: Chris Farschon, P.E., PCS

Description: GPI provided protective coatings services to the BNY Mellon building. This was a major rehabilitation project which involved the removal of all exterior coatings and replacing them with a three-coat zinc, epoxy urethane coating system. The surface preparation consisted of using Ultrahigh-Pressure Waterjetting (UPH WJ). All three coats were applied with brushes and rollers and included a fifteen-year warranty from the coating manufacture with labor.

Service: Protective Coatings

Category: Utilities & Infrastructure

BNY Mellon Building One

Client/Owner: Maryland Transportation Authority

Location: Annapolis, MD

GPI Contact: Tony Serdenes, PCS

Description: GPI provided full time project management and coatings inspection services during the cleaning and painting of the 4.3 mile structure spanning the Chesapeake Bay. Total containment was required due to the presence of lead based paint.

Service: Protective Coatings

Category: Coatings CI

Chesapeake Bay Bridge

Client/Owner: FDOT

Location: Jacksonville, FL

GPI Contact: Bob Rupert, P.E.

Description: The Dames Point Bridge is a cable-stay bridge that is over 2 miles in length and stands 471 feet above the St. Johns River. GPI was the Prime CEI Consultant on this project that included the full removal by abrasive blasting and replacement of the existing coating system on the cable covers.

Service: Protective Coatings

Dames Point Bridge

Client/Owner: Microalloying International, Inc.

Location: Texas and Mexico

GPI Contact: Ramon Pelaez, PCS

Description: GPI was selected to conduct a field investigation to determine the root cause of localized coatings disbondment at cold bending locations for Class I and Class II pipes. GPI conducted both the non-destructive and destructive field tests as well as performed the in-house laboratory analysis on the pipe.

Service: Protective Coatings

Expert Service - Failure Analysis

Client/Owner: New York City Department of Design & Construction

Location: New York, NY

GPI Contact: Gregory Zenk, P.E.

Description: GPI provided construction inspection for the rehabilitation of more than 1,400 ft of this historic structure. The work scope included, deleading and painting of the bridge, rehabilitation of the stone arches and the steel arch and installation of a visitor information system.

Service: Construction Inspection

Category: Bridge Rehabilitation, Utilities & Infrastructure, Coatings CI

High Bridge over the Harlem River

Client/Owner: Wisconsin Department of Transportation

Location: Milwaukee, WI

GPI Contact: Tony Serdenes, PCS

Description: GPI provided inspection for the total removal and application of a new multi-coat system to the arch span and multiple approach spans of the bridge structure in downtown Milwaukee. The project required total containment due to lead based paint.

Service: Protective Coatings

Category: Coatings CI

Hoan Bridge over Kinnickinnic River

Client/Owner: Flanagen Inspection/Texas Brine

Location: Iberville Parrish, LA

GPI Contact: Ramon Pelaez. PCS

Description: GPI was contracted to perform an internal coatings failure analysis and develop recommendations to mitigate future risk. The work consisted of a field assessment and laboratory testing. The results provided evidence of contractor non-conformances specific to surface preparation, coatings application, and coatings materials as the three factors that prompted the coating failure and accelerated corrosion.

Service: Protective Coatings

Internal Coating Failure Analysis

Client/Owner: City of Tampa

Location: Tampa, FL

GPI Contact: Frank Rea, PCS

Description: GPI provided professional services for the cleaning and protective coatings application on a 1929 bascule bridge in downtown Tampa. Services included construction support, submittal reviews/processing and full time inspection representative that reported to the City on painting sub contractor’s work-structural steel and machine room.

Service: Protective Coatings

Category: Expert Services, Coatings CI

Laurel Street Bridge Emergency Repairs

Client/Owner: MassDOT

Location: Northampton, MA

GPI Contact: Christer Ericsson, P.E.

Description: GPI provided full time inspection for the coatings rehabilitation of the Manhan Rail Trail Bridge, a former railroad bridge being converted to an acccessible bike trail.

Service: Protective Coatings

Manhan Rail Trail Over Mill River

Client/Owner: NYCDOT

Location: New York, NY

GPI Contact: Gregory Zenk, P.E.

Description: GPI provided protective coatings services to the Riverside Drive Bridge. The work involved the complete coatings removal surface preparation and new coatings application at this intricate steel viaduct stucture.

Service: Protective Coatings

Riverside Drive Bridge over W 125th Street

Client/Owner: National Grid

Location: Salem, MA

GPI Contact: Ramon Pelaez, PCS

Description: GPI provided a condition survey to determine if the exsisting coating would be suitable for recoating which would extend the useful service life with minimal life cycle cost for 10 years. GPI drew from their experience aquired from DOD AST specifications development and the knowledge of over 1000 AST projects world wide to conduct the survey and develop recommendations.

Service: Protective Coatings

Salem LNG Facility

Client/Owner: Dominion East Ohio Gas Company

Location: Statewide, OH

GPI Contact: Chris Farschon, P.E., PCS

Description: GPI performs inspections and coating repairs on above ground gas pipelines to ensure coatings are protecting the lines from corrosion and environmental degradation. GPI inspects all above ground sections of the Dominion East Ohio Gas Pipelines and manages a system of reporting. The GPI team uses a database driven photo management system to organize and report on over 150 inspections each year.

Service: Protective Coatings

Category: Utilities & Infrastructure

Statewide Gas Pipeline Inspections

Client/Owner: Suffolk County Water Authority

Location: East Hampton, Southampton, and St. James, NY

GPI Contact: Gregory Zenk, P.E.

Description: GPI provided full-time inspection to monitor the coating and rehabilitation of 1 million gallon pedesphere, including both the interior and exterior. The work involved abrasive blasting to remove existing paint from the entire exterior tank surfaces and repainting new single and plural component coating systems.

Service: Protective Coatings

Category: Expert Services, Lab Services, Utilities & Infrastructure

Suffolk County Water Tank Inspections

Client/Owner: Louisiana Department of Transportation & Development and G.E.C., Inc

Location: St. James Parish, LA

GPI Contact: John Crowe, PCS

Description: This bridge rehabilitation project was completed in two phases. Phase I consisted of cleaning and painting of all steel surfaces. Phase II consisted of miscellaneous repairs, and cleaning and painting of the main deck truss and through cantilever truss spans of the LA70 Sunshine Bridge crossing the Mississippi River.

Service: Protective Coatings

Sunshine Bridge Coating Inspection

Client/Owner: MassDOT

Location: Erving, MA

GPI Contact: Ramon Pelaez, PCS

Description:As part of the statewide inspection contract MassDOT awarded GPI the assignment of full-time inspection of the bridge cleaning and coating operations at steel repair areas on the historic Turners Falls – Gill Bridge in Montague.

Service: Protective Coatings

Turners Falls - Gill Bridge

 

 

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