Foundation Specialists

Coomera to Helensvale Rail Duplication

  • 550mmØ Octagonal piles at Bridge 5 in lieu of 1200mmØ bored piles
  • BG28 at Bridge 5 Bored Piles with polymer

Project Outline

The project is located in the Gold Coast region under the management of Queensland Rail. The project involves 8.2 kilometers of rail tracks comprising of 8 bridges. Golding Contractors was selected to undertake the rail duplication.

Scope of Works

Avopiling QLD Pty Ltd was awarded the contract to construct the foundation piles of the 8 bridges on the project. The piles for Bridges 3, 4 and 5 were built drilled using temporary casings and polymer drilling fluid. Another section of Bridge 5 foundations were change to 84No 550 octagonal driven piles to lengths ranging from 18 to 25.00 meters. The bored pier foundations are made up of 4No-1200mmØ, 38No-1350 mm, 22No-1500mm and 4No-1800mmØ to drill depths reaching 29.00 meters.

Industry leading techniques and equipment

Our clients

  • Roads & Maritime
  • Department of Main Roads & Transport
  • Main Roads Western Australia
  • Lend Lease
  • Leighton
  • Thiess
  • Meriton
  • Queensland Urban Utilities
  • Transport for NSW
  • McConnell Dowell
  • OHL
  • Acciona Australia
  • Probuild
  • Brookfield Multiplex