Caltha LLP Project Summary
Project: Pre-Demolition Hazardous Material Survey For Historic Minneapolis, Minnesota Building
Key Elements: Hazardous Material Survey, Demolition, Lead-based Paint Survey
Overview: Caltha was retained to conduct a lead based paint (LBP) and hazardous material survey for this historic building. The building had been in industrial use since 1906 and was being renovated in accordance with historic preservation guidelines. The hazardous material survey produced a detialed map of the building with the location of all regualted hazardous materials which need to be removed from the site prior to the conmensment of demolition, in accordance with State laws. This included mercuery-containing devises, PCB equipment, oil and fuel, lead acid bateries and other batteries. Lead based paint was also surveyed and a detailed map of LBP was preapred. Survey was then used by the redevlopment contractor to prepare the site for demolition and to comply with OSHA Lead In Construction standards.
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