Recent Projects

Starvation Point

The Starvation Point project located between Otira and Arthur's Pass on SH73Starvation Point - Before required the replacement of Guard Rail on the edge of the busy highway.

The scope of works included removal of the existing guard rail and posts, cutting down the level of the existing concrete retaining walls and guard rail footings, construction of a reinforced Starvation Point Winter Conditionsconcrete pad, installation of the new posts and guard rails, modification of the uphill steel posts, relocation of brige guard rail, installation of bracing and completion Comleted Starvation Point Projectof paving and surfacing whilst managing traffic and the adverse weather conditions.

Our site engineering team worked through the extreme winter weather to ensure the project was completed on time and within budget despite the challenges the snow, traffic and the remote location presented.

 

 

Preston Road Cycleway Bridge

The Preston Road Cycleway Bridge in Greymouth was a design and build project to Preston Rd Cycleway bridge pilingprovide a cycle bridge over Sawyer's Creek as part of the West Coast Wilderness Trail.

The scope of works for this project included design of the bridge, traffic and pedestrian control, construction of access Preston Rd Completeto the river for the crawler cranes without compromising the floodwall, pile driving, pouring concrete around the steel piles, forming and positioning of pre-cast concrete pier caps, lifting on of bridge deck units, deck and pier infills, installation of balustrade railing and removal of site access pads.

The bridge was completed in January 2013 and has been open for the public to enjoy ever since.

 

Moonlight Bridge Refurbishment

The Moonlight Baily Bridge provides important access across the Moonlight River for Moonlight Baily Bridgetrampers and tourists into the DOC maintained Moonlight Pack Track. This track is an easy day walk and provides endless views of historic and natural significance. The area is also home to the endangered Whio or Blue Duck.

The refurbishment began in mid 2011 with cleaning and blasting bridge components, repair or replacement of Moonlight Baily Bridge completedvarious stringers, transoms and rakers, priming and painting the structure along with checking, tightening and greasing all components before the new deck was put down.

All repairs and coatings had to be carried out in an environmentally sensitive and responsible way to ensure the location remained pure so that the area may continue to be enjoyed by future generations of locals, tourists and Whio alike.