Mackinac Bridge painting project wins second award
The Mackinac Bridge tower painting project, now entering its fourth and final year, has won a second national award.
Society for Protective Coatings, an industry group focused on protecting and preserving concrete, steel, and other industrial and marine structures.
and used by Seaway Painting.
The south tower contract is for just less than $6.5 million, with Seaway required to complete the project by Dec. 31. The contract to repaint the north tower was just less than $6.3 million. Installation and removal of the platforms has required brief closures during the overnight and early morning hours on several occasions.
The original paint is lead-based and Seaway is required to contain 100 percent of the paint as it is removed and ship it to an appropriate landfill facility. The new paint, which is zinc-based, is expected to last at least 35 years, with periodic maintenance.
and Up North Voice are Northern Michigan’s source for community news.
We are also a full-service commercial design and printing house. Our specialty is custom commercial printing, as well as the creation of clothing, cups and other marketing products.
Up North Voice is a division of AuSable Media Group, LLC, based at 709 Lake Street in Roscommon.