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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).
Please note that Specialised Geo offices will be closed for the holiday starting 3:00pm Friday, 18th December 2015, and reopens Monday at 8:30am, 11th January 2016.
For any urgent enquiries, email us directly or submit your enquiry through our website contact form. All emails will be monitored during the closure period.
We wish you all the warmest of holiday cheer!
In celebration of its 10th year in business and its being part of the 2015 NSW Business Chamber State Business Awards, Specialised Geo organised a whole day of fun for its employees and crew. The team managed to make the trip from its Thornton office to The Pavilion Darling Harbour in Sydney where the State Business Awards was to be held, very memorable for the team.
Check out the captured moments during the Specialised Geo on Tour.
9:45AM – Hunter Hummers came to pick up the team at its Thornton office. Inside the limo, the team had champagne and nibblies while on the way to Sydney
12:00NN – Lunch at King St. Brewhouse
6:00PM – Arrived at The Pavilion Darling Harbour and enjoyed the food, drinks and the programme.
6:30PM onwards – Specialised Geo team enjoying the NSWBC State Business Awards Night
The Bowen Basin Underground Geotechnical Society (BBUGS) and Bowen Basin & Hunter Valley Open Cut Geotechnical Society (BOHOGS) are holding their Joint Technical Meeting / Sponsor’s Day and Exhibition on November 26 at Moranbah Community Centre in Queensland.
They have a spectacular line up of technical presentations and display tables for the event. There will be annual attendance awards, Practitioner of the year award, presentation of the year award and door prizes. Presentation slots are full as of this date.
Specialised Geo is a proud member of BBUGS and BOHOGS, and BOHOGS platinum sponsor for this year. See other photos of last year’s event here.