Client: City of Melville

Superintendent: Ian Davis

Construction Period: September 2018 – February 2019

Total Value: $1,580,000

This project included the installation of two new Boat Ramps and Steel Finger Jetties for the City of Melville along the Canning and Swan River. Both sites included the demolition of the existing boat ramp, installation of piles with appropriate protective coatings, construction of rock revetments and scour protection, two boat ramp lanes, an asphalt approach, associated line markings and a central finger jetty that was welded to the piles.

The project included:

• Excavation to lines and levels underwater;
• Placement of armour rock both above and below water to strict tolerances;
• Working in an environmentally sensitive area;
• Working in an area that had to take into account tides and weather conditions to ensure the work was completed safely.
• Providing an aesthetically pleasing rock revetment that was also well built to protect the foreshore.
• Leaving the beach in a clean and tidy state with no left-over rock.
• Provision of Construction and Environmental Management Plan (CEMP) to the approval of DBCA;
• Provision of a Temporary Notice to Mariners (TNTM) including liaison with applicable stakeholders (Department of Transport; River ferries etc);
• Complying with Section 18 conditions including engaging Aboriginal monitors;
• Deployment and maintenance of a silt curtain;
• Installation of Steel Piles
• Protective Coatings of Paint applied to Steel Piles.
• Cleaning piles and wrapping underwater;
• Excavation to lines and levels underwater;
• Construction of Precast panels and placement above and below water;
• Drainage modifications.
• Liquid Limestone pathways.
• Grouting of rocks.
• Pavement Construction
• Asphalt roads.
• Landscaping.

This project was completed without incident, on time and on budget. There were no contract management or dispute resolution issues experienced by either party of the contract.