A324 Bayswater Footbridge
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Client: Auckland City Council – Parks and Recreation
Sector: Infrastructure
Location: Auckland
Contract Value: $2.6M
Completed: Sep 2014
Main Contractor: Brian Perry Civil

The project for Auckland City Council is to widen the existing footbridge; to allow for better flow through of cyclists and pedestrians through the area.

The project works include:

  • Installation of a 350m long site access track;
  • Installation/removal of 210m of temporary staging;
  • 10no x 900mm dia x 15m deep permanent bored piles, socketed into sandstone;
  • Precast pier and abutment construction;
  • Installing 9no x 24m long x 45T precast beams;
  • Ancillary bridge works such as handrailing, and concrete path finishing; and
  • Landscaping and tidy site

 

Work Update September 2014

 

Project completed on time in the first week of September.

The beginning of September saw the bridge re-opened to the public and the final site clean up and the removal of the remaining fencing was completed in the first week. Practical completion was issued for the 3rd September. After this some additional works were completed at the Bayswater Avenue entrance, with the only outstanding item being the reinstatement of the footpath which has now been completed and the installation of an additional length of Totara handrail which was installed in time for the official opening on the 5th October.

The project has been very successful on all fronts, completed on time and under budget, with no MTI or LTI’s and full compliance on the environmental audits.

This has been reinforced by the numerous unsolicited comments from the client, general public and the local residents and was specifically mentioned at the official opening. Further evidence of the great relationship with the local residents was the almost constant stream of delicious home baking that was delivered for the boys smoko.