BALMAIN SEA WALLS

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:

Construction new sea walls as part of the Water Police Headquarters project on Sydney Harbour at Balmain. The scope of work included installation of driven piles, construction of concrete headstocks below low tide level, supply and installation of precast sea wall panels and repairs to existing seawalls including formwork, concrete and pressure grouting.

Complex Challenges:

Working below tide level restricted time windows and required tight programming.

Business unit:

Marine

Client:

NSW Dept Public Works and Services

Current status:

Complete

Start date:

October 2002

Completion period:

April 2003

Contract type:

Lump sum

Value:

$0.6 million