Specifications include, but are not limited to: Work shall primarily consist of, but not be limited to, the removal of dirt, debris, and chlorides by
sweeping/washing bridge superstructure and substructure components (decks, abutments, piers, bridge
seats, joints, troughs, scuppers, down spouts, beams, and back walls), greasing bearings and beam ends,
and applying preservative materials on lift-required bridges. Other work may include repairs to bridge
components where access must be obtained by means of “servi-lift” style equipment. Bridge cleaning
work shall be conducted in accordance with the most current version of the VTrans State Highway System
Bridge Washing Best Management Practices (BMPs).
The contractor shall be responsible for providing all signs, barricades, or other necessary traffic control
devices. All traffic control signs shall be fabricated with ASTM Type VI and type VII sheeting (high
intensity encapsulated lens) as a minimum and shall be consistently in good to excellent condition.