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Bunnings Smithfield Water Main Amplification

Client: Bunning Group Location: Sturt St Smithfield Duration: 20 weeks

Key Components

  • Construction of 250mm of DCICL
  • Construction of 68m of SCL fo 1126 DTC services crossings
  • 2 connections to existing Sydney water assets with tankers
  • Night works due to high traffic volumes

Project Summary

Fluid Services was contracted to upsize the of the existing water infrastructure to facilitate the construction of the new Bunnings complex.

These works incorporated the installation of the entirety of the project to be constructed under live traffic conditions with road crossing being under take at night so not to disrupt traffic flow.

We also had to cross a number of critical electrical, communication and gas assets where non destructive excavation used to enable the safe installation of the DTC steel services crossing.

The connection to the existing 450mm main where all under taken during nights to minimise disruptions to residents with tankers suppled to maintain water supply to a nearby hotel to enable them to stay open.

Key Factors that had to be over come on this project were:

  • Live traffic conditions
  • Night works
  • Working around live services
  • Tight time restraints
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