Projects

Southern Program Alliance - Level Crossing Removal Project - Carrum Bridge

The State of Victoria, through the Level Crossing Removal Authority
Location: 
Melbourne VIC
Australia
Consultant: 
Level Crossing Removal Project
Date: 
Aug 2019 to Dec 2019

Southern Program Alliance - Level Crossing Removal Project - Carrum Bridge

Description: 

The project is part of the Level Crossing Removal Program undertaken in Melbourne, Victoria. It consists of two parallel railway bridges which are about 500 meters long each. The bridge top structures are fully precast on both piers and spans. Piers are made in two parts, a column and a crosshead, which are about 6 meters high in average. Piers are provided with 8 PT bars each, either diameter 58 mm or 75 mm. Span are made of 32 meters long U-trough provided with 6 no. of 12C15 tendons. All precast elements were installed by cranage. Global duration of the project was approximately 3 months.

Key Aspects: 
Freyssinet scope is as follow: - Supervision of installation of PT bars in the pile caps - Installation of precast piers - Dry packing and joint flooding between precast pier elements - Full PT operation on bars (installation, stressing and grouting) - Full PT operation on tendons in U-Trough (threading, stressing and grouting)