Brisbane City Council Panel Works

About the project

Under this panel arrangement with Brisbane City Council, Pensar has completed more than 150 minor works jobs to repair or replace damaged traffic signal assets.

Key Capabilities

Street lighting & traffic signal installation & maintenance,

Project Location

Brisbane, Queensland

Client Name

Brisbane City Council

Project Duration

August 2016 - August 2021

Project Value

$1.6 Million

Project scope

  • Recovery of existing poles, lantern and footings
  • Excavation and installation of new footings
  • Installation of ped posts, joint use and mast arm poles
  • Supply, installation and removal of temporary signal posts
  • Provision of all traffic control, including police supervision
  • Civil works including replacement of pits, asphalting works and footpath repair
  • All electrical and operations testing

Challenges

  • Most works were undertaken at night under live traffic conditions
  • Very little time was available for planning and staging
  • Our teams had minimal access to council staff out of hours, and had to resolve issues on the spot
  • Ensuring new components interfaced and functioned with older existing technology
  • Working with and around asbestos-based infrastructure -conduits and pits
  • Working at heights and in confined spaces

Achievements

  • Responded to more than 95% of RFTs
  • Established strong relationships and coordination processes with BCC crews and inspectors to minimise completion times
  • No major defects recorded on completed jobs
  • No safety incidents across more than 150 jobs
  • Completed a road crossing in less than 24 hours
  • Completed road crossing of high-traffic, Logan Road in only 3 days with minimal disruption
  • Zero environmental or public safety incidents
  • The original contract was extended by Brisbane City Council