The Project: Pavement reconstruction and widening over 3km of the West Tamar Highway including construction of retaining walls and installation of wire rope safety fence.
Construction Period: Sept 2012– Jun 2013
Location: West Tamar Highway, in the vicinity of Bradys’ Lookout just south of Exeter. The works commenced on the southern end at the start of the northbound overtaking lane and concluded on the northern end at the start of the southbound overtaking lane.
Superintendent's Representative: Paul Walker
Project Manager: Stewart Geeves
Supervisor: Geoff McKenna
Scope of Works
- Construction of a Mass Bloc retaining wall up to 6 metres high;
- Pavement reconstruction and widening;
- Provision of tensioned wire rope (TWRSB) and W-beam safety barriers;
- Modification of Brady’s Lookout Access and Brady’s Lookout Road junctions to provide Austroads’ CHR(S) treatments, allowing for safer turning off the West Tamar Highway on to each of the corresponding minor roads;
- Improvements to the horizontal and vertical alignment.