Bridge Construction

PRE-POUR CLEAN UP

DCL will ensure to do a full clean up before every concrete pour:

  • Vacuuming
  • Blow Compressing
  • pick up nails
  • pick up Debris
  • paint rebar if needed
  • form inspection
  • and more

PLACING CONCRETE AND WET FINISH SERVICES

DCL will make sure the following while pouring concrete:

  • Proper leveling
  • Proper edges
  • proper angles
  • proper Coordination with the rest of the pour crew.
  • proper use of Vibrator
  • we guarantee to follow the designs
  • we work really hard on getting the best finishing possible so that the structure would be almost ready for the next step ( like Waterproofing on decks)

Clients and Inspector Instructions

  • We Follow Clients and Inspector Instructions.
  • On side walks, mediums, slope protections, and drain offs pours, DCL prefers to pour in the morning or during the day because we can guarantee better quality
  • we can guarantee more than one crew to pour in different places at the same time if needed.

Note: we will always follow the Carpenter Levels and the Deck Paver(Bid-well) when deck pouring, therefore we will not be responsible for wrong Leveling.

DECK PAVERS (BID-WELL) OPERATORS

You can expect from DCL the following from our Bid-well operators:

  • Experience
  • Quality workmanship
  • Proper use of the machinery
  • Proper maintenance
  • Proper set up
  • Problems solutions
  • Able to adjust to the pour needs.

CONCRETE WET CURE

In this delicate process we will deliver the following:

  • Experience Personnel
  • Guarantee the structures meet the minimum requirements regarding temperature and wetness for the entire period of cure required.
  • Proper installations and removal of the fabric and poly or any other material used.

FORM STRIPPING AND CLEAN UP.

We are extremely aware of the Hazard when doing form Stripping , therefore we guarantee the following:

  • Experience
  • work safely specially when working on heights like removing wood from underneath of the bridge and high traffic areas.
  • proper wood Piling for re-used.

 

POINT PATCH

DCL counts with the following to ensure a outstanding Point Patch service:

  • Experience guys
  • we know how a bridge structure has to look according to designs and Alberta Transportation requirements.

CAULKING BRIDGE JOINTS

For us this is a very delicate task that requires the following :

  • A very well preparation of the joints, which involves proper clean of lines , right shapes and straighten lines.
  • Proper amount of caulking and good finish .
  • “prep and caulk”.

BRIDGE DECK PREPARATION FOR WATER PROOFING

This is a very crucial step in the bridge construction industry as it is one of the final steps before paving and opening for traffic. This process involves the following:

  • Find unleveled surfaces and deviations over 3 mils.
  • Depending on the deviation, grinding , scubbler may needed to level the surfaces and bring them within the specs. Some times chipping and Patching are needed as well.
  • Remove of wall flow board between approach slab and deck
  • Make 45’s in case needed

 

EXTRA SERVICES

DCL can provide the following as extra services:

  • Carpenters
  • General Construction Labor Services.