The Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel Commission awarded the project to paint its tunnel ventilation systems to Saffo Contractors, Inc. of Wilmington, NC, at its March 11, 2014 meeting. This project was awarded in the amount of $4,796,500. Notice to proceed was issued on April 7, 2014.
This project generally consisted of existing paint removal and disposal, including remediation of paint containing lead and other metals, surface preparation and repainting of most existing steel components within each of the four Ventilation Buildings on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel.
This project is now complete.