Rampart featured in Shotcrete Magazine article about the Fort McHenry Tunnel Project

An article by John Becker in Shotcrete Magazine describes the first phase of the Fort McHenry Tunnel repair project.  The project required 23,000 CF of delaminated concrete repairs in two tunnel bores.  Coastal Gunite Construction chose Rampart to perform the hydrodemolition.  The article featured Rampart’s contributions to the project.  We designed and built custom hydrodemolition…

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Rampart is an ISNetworld®* Member Contractor

Rampart has joined ISNetworld®* as a Member Contractor. After careful review by the ISN Review and Verification Services (RAVS)®* Team, Rampart received an A rating. Safety is very important to us and we are committed to providing a safe work environment for our employees. We are proud that our safety programs were able to pass…

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Capabilities of the Hydrodemolition Hand Lance

Rampart is often asked the question, “Can’t you just do this with hand wands?”  Yes, it is true, there are hand lances or hand wands in the hydrodemolition industry operating at the same ultra-high pressure (36,000 psi) as the standard hydromill robots.  Hand lances excel at membrane, coating, paint, and light concrete surface preparation (1/8”-1/4”)…

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Pat Winkler named ICRI Fellow

Pat Winkler was recently designated an ICRI Fellow by the International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI) in recognition of his outstanding and lasting contributions to the concrete repair industry.  Pat has been a member of ICRI for more than 15 years.  He served on the Technical Advisory Committee and chaired the Surface Preparation Committee.  Pat has…

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California Project Receives Award of Excellence

The International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI) recognized Rampart’s contribution to the Joint Water Pollution Control Plant Repair project.  The Carson, California project, completed by J. F. Shea Construction, received the award for “Excellence in the Repair of Municipal Structures”.  Rampart designed and built multiple hydrodemolition robots specifically for this project.  The project spanned over 4…

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East Monroe Street Parking Garage Named Project of the Year

Rampart received recognition from the International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI) for our contribution to the East Monroe Street Parking Garage renovation.  The project was completed by Walsh Construction Company and was selected as ICRI’s 2013 Repair Project of the Year.  Rampart performed 629,000 sf of 4.5” deep hydrodemolition, water collection, and water treatment.  The work…

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Kennedy Bridge Project Receives Award

Rampart received recognition and thanks from MAC Construction & Excavating for our contribution to the award winning Kennedy Bridge Rehabilitation project. The project received the 2013 Excellence in Construction Award and the Presidential Award from Associated Builders & Contractors, Inc. Rampart performed 32,000 SY of Dry Hydrodemolition and Vacuum Cleanup. Using multiple sets of equipment…

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Maryland State Highway Administration Testimonial

Rampart has a hydrodemolition system that is ideal with the changing environmental requirements.  They are proof that when environmental agencies require 100% containment during the hydrodemolition operation, it can be achieved.  We never shut down because they could not contain the waste water. Rampart used a process called ‘Dry-Hydro’, this process collects the hydrodemolition waste…

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Capabilities of the Hydrodemolition hand lance/hand wand.

Yes, it is true that there are hand lances or hand wands in the Hydrodemolition industry that operate at the same ultra-high pressure as the standard cutting tractor/robot (35k psi).  These hand lances are not necessarily designed for bulk concrete removal as in the case of the standard cutting robot that is commonly seen on…

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