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Fripp Island Inlet Bridge Repairs

 

  • Owner:  Fripp Island Public Service District
  • Construction Cost: $199,225
  • Completion Date:  January 2013

Scope of Services:

  • Jacket 8 Damaged Square Piles with Epoxy Grout
  • Jacket 3 Damaged Octagonal Piles with Epoxy Grout
  • Perform Spall Repairs on Concrete Caps
  • Perform Embankment Repairs where Fill has Eroded

Fripp Island Bridge repairs: Cape Romain’s crew is made up of members of our diving division. Working from floats, boats, and barges the divers install translucent polymer forms around the piles in need of repair; they are then belted tight in many locations vertically up and down the pile; 6” of epoxy paste is poured into the bottom of the form where it is locked tightly to the pile. Once the epoxy has cured, epoxy grout is pumped into the forms to form the protective layer around the piles. The polymer forms stay in place after the belts are removed for further protection of the piles. Concrete spalls are sawcut and unsound concrete is removed. Forms encompass the area to be re-poured, an epoxy bonding agent is applied, and when ready concrete is placed.

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Contact:

Fripp Island Public Service District
291 Tarpon Boulevard
Fripp Island, SC 29920