Newman Airport

Client
Shire of East Pilbara
Location
Newman
Commencement
April 2013
Completion
June 2013
Value
(undisclosed)
Scope of Works
Extension of the General Aviation Apron including four new helipads.
Construction Activities
- Removal of overlying gravel / fill material including the existing helipad and demolition / removal of the maintenance shed concrete pad
- Subgrade preparation and pavement construction including 150mm of natural gravel and 50mm of asphalt surfacing
- 150mm depth concrete area for helicopter parking, over 100mm of natural gravel
- Apron marking
- Tying in of new pavements with existing pavement areas and providing a smooth, waterproof joint.
Achievements
Initial design challenges with the existing apron levels were encountered once construction began. Working together with the Shire, DeGrey Civil were able to implement the necessary changes on site with minimal effect on the overall project schedule.
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