River Road Embankment Stabilisation Awarded by Lane Cove Council
River Road is classified as a Regional road which has a traffic volume of around 20,000 vehicles per day. The embankment in question is on the southern side of River Road and supports a section of roadway adjacent to Standish Street and opposite property no’s. 146 to 150 River Road. In this area River Road has three traffic lanes, with two lanes eastbound and one lane west bound.
Lane Cove Council noticed signs of instability in the embankment in the form of cracks and scouring. Council subsequently engaged Jeffery & Katauskas Pty Ltd to do a preliminary investigation to provide recommendations for its stabilisation.
On March 21, 2016, River Road Embankment Stabilisation using Soil Nails at River Road tender for Lane Cove Council has been awarded to Specialised Geo with a tender price of $846,700 (excl. GST).