Project Management Division  |  COB-McIntire Brick Repointing

McIntire County Office Building Brick Repointing

Project Scope

Brick Repointing:  The project is generally described as removal and replacement of existing damaged grout joints and expansion/caulk joints at the exterior of the McIntire County Office Building. Work also includes masonry repairs at concrete banding/precast sills, helical pier installation and a thorough cleaning of all the masonry walls.

Masonry Repairs:  The project is generally described as partial brick veneer replacement and installation of new spiral ties at the McIntire County Office Building. Work includes installation of steel lintels, replacement of existing precast concrete sills and partial replacement of painted wood frieze board.

Project Manager:  N. Craft
Design Firm:  Heyward Boyd Architects
Project Budget:  $940,000

Brick Repointing -
General Contractor:  Dominion Waterproofing & Construction Services
Construction Start Date:  May 2012
Substantial Completion Date:  January 2013

  • As of first of January 2013, brick repointing approximately 90% complete, and helical tie installation approximately 95% complete.
  • Upon demolition of the brick facade on the west side of the building and in the courtyard, as well as movement in several other walls in the building, it was determined that brick ties were not installed during the original construction of the building.  Change Order #1 issued ($183,770) for installation of helical brick ties in order to stabilize brick facade.
  • Contract awarded to Dominion Waterproofing & Construction Services, Inc., for the total base bid amount of $308,458.  Notice to Proceed issued for work to commence in May 2012.

 Masonry Repairs -
General Contractor: Simpson Unlimited
Construction Start Date: May 2012
Substantial Completion Date: August 2012

  • Work substantially complete August 2012.  Final completion achieved September 2012. 
  • Construction Change Order #1 for CMU repair, EIFS repair, window head and sill flashing approved 8/14/12 ($26,252.99).  Change Order #2 to cut brick at bow in wall, repair downspout, and steel angle reinforcement installation approved 9/4/12 ($6,165.02).
  • Contract awarded to Simpson Unlimited, Inc., for the total base bid amount of $178,480.  Notice to Proceed issued for work to commence in May 2012.


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