Augusta Parkway Duplication

Key capabilities: Bulk earthworks; Complex traffic management; Environmental protection & maintenance works; Bridge infrastructure
Project location: Brookwater, Queensland
Client name: Springfield Land Corporation and Ipswich City Council
Project duration: August 2007 – October 2009
Project value: $25.8Million

About the project

Duplication of the original Augusta Parkway 4km of roadway taking it from a single-carriageway to a dual-carriageway road. The project also involved the construction of a four-span bridge.

Project scope

  • The $2.5 million bridge construction consisted of precast concrete deck units and transverse stressing bars, reinforced concrete piles, columns, headstocks and abutments.
  • Over 150,000m3 of earthworks quantities were excavated from the site and replaced with over 7,000 tonnes of asphalt.
  • Over 5,000m3 of concrete was used for kerbing and footpath construction.

Innovations & highlights

  • The project was completed on time and within budget.
  • Completed to the high specifications of the Springfield Land Corporation, Ipswich City Council and DTMR.
  • The project involved the duplication of 4km of roadway and a major bridge construction.
  • Works included significant extension of services.
  • Road had to be kept operational at all times – requiring detailed planning and traffic control.
  • The road and bridge were constructed to TMR standards.
  • Included a number of additional separable portions.