Carnarvon Mullewa Rd – Shire of Upper GascoyneMay 2, 2023
Procurement Management ProjectsMay 3, 2023
Greenfield has significant experience in the Project Management and Site Inspection / Quality assurance of civil work projects including Local Government road and drainage works. Recent projects comprise:
Upper Gascoyne 2020/21 Dalgety Downs Landor Rd Upgrade: The Shire of Upper Gascoyne secured funding to upgrade a 13km section of Dalgety Downs Landor Rd that runs very close and parallel to the Gascoyne River, from gravel to seal. The proximity of the road to the river meant that it was regularly affected by both the runoff draining to the river and from the larger flows in the river. Greenfield were initially engaged by the Shire to design and detail the upgrade of the road. The waterways assessment and detailing of the floodways and culverts proved to be very challenging. Greenfield were subsequently engaged to manage the Shire’s Road construction contractor and spray sealing contractor complete the upgrade of approx. 13km of the Dalgety Downs Landor Rd from the existing unsealed standard to a sealed standard. The works comprised significant earthworks, pavement works, and sealing works as well as the construction of large drainage structures. Greenfield’s Project Manager and Site Inspector coordinated the Contractor’s testing works and completed numerous inspections throughout the 4-month construction period. Greenfield also worked with the Shire’s sealing contractor to review and verify various changes to the sealing design due to constraints imposed by cooler weather. Finally, Greenfield were responsible for reviewing and validating the contractor’s claims for payment and verifying to the Shire that the works met the project specifications.
West Gold Miners Pass Construction: Greenfield provided Design, Project Management and Superintendent services for the construction of a new road train transport link to provide a more efficient access for Westgold road trains to access the processing plant at Tuckabianna. The new link involved a) 4-way intersection on Great Northern Hwy south of Cue, b) 2.5km of private haul road, and c) 4-way intersection of Cue-Wondinong Rd. This work included managing the Client’s Contractor, Onsite Quality Assurance and Stakeholder Management.
Minilya River Crossing 2020/21 Upgrade: Greenfield was initially engaged to design and detail the upgrade of the existing unsealed floodway to a concrete floodway. The design was challenging given the alignment and length of the crossing. Following the completion of the engineering design, Greenfield assisted the Shire during the procurement phase to engage a contractor for the work. During construction, Greenfield was engaged to provide full-time onsite inspection and technical assurance services. Greenfield’s Site Inspector worked closely with the Shire and the Shire’s Contractor to ensure the works were completed in accordance with the technical specifications. Greenfield’s Site Inspector also provided regular progress updates to the Shire and was responsible for resolving various site issues that arose with the contractor. Furthermore, Greenfield’s Site Inspector completed progress and final inspections of the works to validate the Contractor’s progress and completion claims.
Halls Creek 2020/21 Sealed Road Reconstruction Works: Greenfield managed the Shire’s sealed road reconstruction works including providing full time onsite inspection and technical assurance services. The scope comprised the reconstruction of various segments of town streets throughout the Halls Creek townsite that were failing. Greenfield coordinated and managed the Shire’s road construction Contractor and provided onsite surveillance and inspection to ensure the works were achieving the project specifications. Following the subgrade and pavement works, Greenfield managed the Shire’s Spray Sealing Contractor to seal the new pavement works. Greenfield’s Project Manager, Site Inspector and Project Administrator also ensure all the construction records were collated and works documented in accordance with the Shire requirements and reviewed the claims for payment from both Contractors. The works were completed within budget and on schedule and the works completed were to a high standard.
Gascoyne Junction Tourist Park 2020/21 Sealed Pavement Reconstruction Works: Greenfield were engaged by the Shire to provide Project Management and Site Inspection services to the reconstruction of the sealed pavement at the Gascoyne Junction Tourist Park. The scope of work involved managing the Shire’s road construction Contractor, reviewing and assessing potential variations, site inspections of in progress and completed works, verification of payment claims and final inspections and handovers to the Client. Greenfield were also required to provide support to the Contractor in terms of managing their Spray Sealing Subcontractor. The works were completed on time and within budget and the outcome is a sealed pavement that will provide many years of service to the local community.
Kalbarri National Park Sealed Road Upgrade 2017 – 2018: Greenfield was the Project Superintendent for the upgrade of approx. 30km of road and three carparks from unsealed to sealed standard in the Kalbarri National Park. This included the access and carpark to the new Skywalk lookout. The project was constructed to Main Roads specifications and included strict protocols regarding inspection and movement of plant within the National Park, as well as project specific procedures for management and rehabilitation of sand and basecourse gravel pits within the National Park.
Kalbarri National Park Sealed Road Upgrade Stage 1 (2012): Greenfield was the Project Superintendent for the upgrade of approx. 12km of road and two carparks from unsealed to sealed standard in the Kalbarri National Park. This included the Nature’s Window carpark. The project included extensive flora and fauna surveys and identification of road material sources within the National Park. The project was constructed to Main Roads specifications and included strict protocols regarding inspection and movement of plant within the National Park, as well as project specific procedures for management and rehabilitation of sand and basecourse gravel pits within the National Park.