AK Industrial Services performed robotic partial depth hydro-demolition removal of 6” of concrete from the bridge deck over the Westfield brook in Cummington, MA.
Key Challenge: Water control and diversion: Completing hydro-demolition while not allowing water to enter into the Westfield Brook.
Services Performed: Partial depth removal while not damaging existing steel reinforcement.
Patchwork: MassDOT inspected the bridge prior to the start of hydro-demolition and marked out areas for full-depth removal.
Ultra-high pressure, 36,000-psi at 12-gpm