Pakihi Bridge Replacement

LOCATION Opotiki    PRINCIPAL Opotiki City Council   PROJECT DATES October 2016 to January 2017

Design and construction of a 36m long single span bridge over the Pakihi River, Works included construction of abutment piles, supply and installation of structural steel and supply and install precast deck and insitu deck topping slab.

Key Activities: The project involved; Driven steel piles, Cast insitu concrete, Significant Craneage component, Earthworks, Traffic Management, Demolition of existing bridge, Environmental Management over a sensitive waterway.

Quality/Achievement: A CSL Project Quality Plan was produced and followed in accordance with our ISO9001 certification. There were no significant defects of remedial works required. The contract was a design and build and CSL exceeded the specified requirements.

Time Management: Practical Completion was issued prior to the due date.

Health & Safety: Health and Safety Plan implemented and observed in accordance with the company’s secondary level requirements for ACC WSMP. There were zero LTIs.

Environmental: CSL was committed to providing comprehensive Environmental Management throughout the project, with protection of the Pakihi River always the highest concern. Appropriate environmental protection measures, such as silt traps, spill procedures and careful management of construction materials ensured that all activities have been safely carried out within the environmental requirements of the Building Consent. There were no environmental incidents on this project.

Traffic Management: A specific traffic management plan was produced to control the movement of site traffic and machinery for this project.

Public Relations & Cooperative team approach: CSL had a good rapport with the Main Contractor, associated subcontractors and stakeholders. Work was well planned to minimize the impact on other operations within the site.