How much material will come out?

This very commonly asked question is very difficult to answer accurately.  Many contractors, whom are not very experienced with the Hydrodemoliton process, tend to routinely ask this very question.  Since the technology is designed to remove delaminating and or deteriorating material within the concrete structure, this is never exactly known until the removal process begins. …

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Project Completed in Pocatello, ID

Rampart just wrapped up it’s part in a bridge deck resurfacing project for the Idaho DOT in Pocatello, ID. The project was originally scheduled to be 1.25″ of concrete removal but we were asked to increase the depth to 2.5″ and portions were increased to 4″ of concrete removal. While our schedule is tight Rampart…

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Winning Entries From Rampart’s 2011 Employee Photo Contest

Winning Entries From Rampart’s 2011 Employee Photo Contest Best Technical Photo Taken By: Bob Shearer   Location: Montreal Canada Job Type: Bridge Deck Scarification Best Safety Photo Taken By: Bob Shearer  Location: Dennison, TX  Job Type: Pipeline Cleaning Editors Choice Taken By: Matt Capezzuto  Location: Hackberry, LA  Job Type: LNG Storage Facility Peoples Choice 1st Place…

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Rampart Completes One of the Largest Hydrodemolition Projects to Date

Rampart Completes One of the Largest Hydrodemolition Projects to Date Rampart Hydro Services of Pittsburgh, PA has recently completed one of largest continuous concrete hydro – demolition projects ever performed in the world on a large Parking Garage Rehabilitation. The hydrodemolition was performed as part of the preparation of the floor surface for Concrete Repair….

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Mole Update: 1 Year Later

One year ago we featured “Meet The Mole: Rampart’s Latest Custom Built Machine” on our news feed. A year later and the The Mole, in fact three of them have been happily removing deteriorated concrete underneath the roadways in the Fort McHenry Tunnels in Baltimore, MD. The machines, which were built to be disassembled to…

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“O Canada!”

Last season the first phase of a bridge scarification project was performed for the Ministry of Transportation in Montreal, Canada.  The project had its own set of unique phasing details which added an increased level of difficulty, but was still a success.  Rampart is dedicated to continuously striving to expand into new territories that may…

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Hydrodemolition for full deck removal?

Can Hydrodemolition be used for a full depth removal of a concrete bridge deck?  The answer is yes! In most cases, the entire surface area of the existing deck does not need to be Hydrodemolished, but only narrow full depth longitudinal trenches directly over the girders to expose the reinforcing steel.  From there the reinforcing…

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Hydrodemolition in the winter?

You may not think of performing a hydrodemolition project during the winter months, though it can be done.  Don’t let the cold weather keep you from scheduling your project.  Hydrodemolition equipment can indeed operate in sub-freezing weather.  Not all projects may be good candidates for scheduling during the winter months but perhaps you can do…

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