This Project involved the strengthening of the Princes Highway Overpass of the Geelong-Warrnambool Railway Colac East including approach road works and the realignment of Flaxmill Road, the addition of carbon fibre strengthening to the substructure, construction of a new reinforced concrete deck overlay, new concrete barriers either side of bridge and the replacement of bridge parapets in Colac East.
Key features of the project included foam bitumen stabilisation, carbon fibre strengthening to the substructure, stakeholder and community engagement (Council, V/Line), innovative use of a bolting system for the bridge rail. This project was a critical superstructure, including on and off-structure barrier works completed within the nominated 42 day shut-down period.
Decmil adopted a collaborative approach in seeking innovative solutions to meet the intended fit for purpose design to deliver the project for the mutual benefit of all parties.
The Customer satisfaction survey (23 March 2017) completed by VicRoads, rated Decmi’s performance on this Contract as “Excellent”.