A high performance spray applied waterproofing membrane was installed on five bridges as part of the $1.2 Billion Metrolinx Georgetown South Expansion project.
TORONTO, CANADA – High performance spray applied waterproofing was recently installed on the Kipling Avenue and Highway 27 bridges, both part of the Metrolinx Georgetown South Project.
Because of increasing GO Transit ridership demands, the Georgetown South Project was designed to provide much needed infrastructure improvements that will help meet these current demands, as well as accommodate future growth. Scheduled for completion in 2015, this $1.2 billion capital investment project is funded through the Province of Ontario and the Government of Canada, and will provide an additional 10 GO trains for a total of 29 trains on the Kitchener line.
Kipling Avenue and Highway 27 Bridges
In an effort to accommodate anticipated future growth, new spans were added to both the Kipling Avenue and Highway 27 bridges. The new additional width will allow more tracks and is part of a significant infrastructure expansion. The cold liquid spray applied waterproofing membrane manufactured by Bridge Preservation LLC. was utilized because of its fast cure time, superior performance characteristics, and ability to accept direct ballast loading just one hour after placement of the membrane.
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About Bridge Preservation LLC.
Bridge Preservation™ products are manufactured and certified under ISO 9001: 2008. This certification indicates Bridge Preservation’s commitment to consistently providing quality products in the marketplace. Bridge Preservation utilizes a systematic monitoring and evaluating process of raw materials to ensure that each batch of product meets the required guidelines established. In addition to this monitoring process, Bridge Preservation subjects every batch of material manufactured to Infrared (IR) spectroscopy scans to ensure consistent manufacturing from batch to batch. Quality assurance continues in the field with experienced field support from Bridge Preservation. As part of a complete on-site inspection, sprayed and cured samples of material are collected from every job site and returned to Bridge Preservation’s laboratory for further conformal testing. Bridge Preservation ensures the highest quality products, beginning with raw material formulation and ending with the final installed product. All critical aspects of the project are reviewed, inspected and recorded to insure that each application meets the standards established by Bridge Preservation LLC. and the owner.
For more information about this story or Bridge Preservation™ products, please contact us at www.bridgepreservation.com, or (913) 912-3305.
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