South Arm Highway

The Project: Major upgrade to South Arm Highway

Client: DIER
Value: $21M
Construction Period: 2014-2015
Location: Rokeby
Superintendent’s Representative: Craig Tarbotton
Project Manager: Brendan Moore
Project Engineer: Charles Cunningham

South Arm Highway

Scope of Works:
Major upgrade of existing single-lane two-way undivided highway to dual-lane two-way divided highway in a high-density urban environment with an annual average of daily traffic of approximately 27,000 vehicles.

The project included:

  • Planning and construction of side tracks
  • New safety installations, including upgrade of intersection with installation of traffic lights and new turn lanes
  • Wire rope safety barrier and W-beam barrier
  • Street lights
  • Dual-lane pavement construction over 165,000 m2
  • Construction of integrated F-type barrier retaining wall
  • Working around critical underground services including water and power
  • Upgrade of critical underground water mains
  • Relocation of existing services
  • 160m3 of imported fill
  • Stormwater detention basins and swale drain

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