Kirribilli Point Restabilisation – Stage 2
Completion Year:
2020
Location:
Admiralty House Kirribilli
Project Description:

 

TYPE OF CONTRACT:

Lump Sum


OVERVIEW:

Abi Civil were engaged to a construction package of Kirribilli Point Battery Precinct Re-Stabilisation project including earthworks, conduit installation and FRP works.


SCOPE:

  • Oversite Excavation
  • Utility Investigation and Relocation
  • Silt fencing Installation
  • Fig Tree Stump Removal
  • Installation of Hoardings and Scaffold
  • Excavation for New retaining wall
  • Installation of Waterproofing
  • Footings and Retaining Walls


CHALLENGES:

  • Live ongoing design
  • Significant unknown utilities embedded in tree roots
  • All aspects of work contained heritage constraints
  • Site location involved constructing access road



HOW THESE WERE OVERCOME:

Abi Civil was able to mobilise experienced crews and plants within one week of award of contract.

Abi Civil also applied detailed planning to ensure all compliant heritage items were well protected prior to work commencement.

A temporary work design was conducted for formwork due to the close proximity to heritage location and no sufficient bracing spacing.

Abi Civil regularly adjusted the construction program and methodology statement to facilitate the design changes and needs of the client.

Regular liaison with the client and other contractors & consultants (Archaeologist, Architects, Geotech & Heritage engineers) proactively in the work area was required and works staged in an efficient manner so areas can be handed over to our client incrementally.

 
KEY OUTCOMES AND LEARNINGS:

  • The project is aiming to be delivered on time and on budget.
  • The project has displayed Abi Civil’s diverse capabilities.
  • Understanding the significance of heritage works

 

OVERALL PROJECT PERFORMANCE:

Abi Civil have maintained outstanding safety performance during construction with 0 Lost Time and Medical Treatment Injuries recorded. 

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