REINKE ROAD SLOPE STABILISATION

GYMPIE ASPHALT PLANT

Location: Widgee, QLD

Client: Gympie Regional Council

Principal Contractor: SCC

Engineers: The EPCM Group

Start Date: November 2014

Finish Date: February 2015

Value: $572K

Contract Type: SOR Contract

Scope of Works:

Slip remediation works at locations along Reinke Road and Golden Hills Roads, including:

  • Clearing and Grubbing
  • Bulk earthworks
  • Shotcrete surface protection
  • Soil nail stabilisation of batter
  • Construction of steel wire gabion protection walls
  • Construction of drainage culvert and structures
  • Counterfort drainage
  • Rock protection to culverts
  • Gravel pavement construction
  • Road furniture, including signage, fencing and guide posts

Challenges:

  • Working with large equipment in a confined work area with steep slopes
  • Remote location – poor phone coverage
  • Collapsing ground conditions
  • Minimising environmental affect