Trip to Sunshine Coast Queensland, September 2004 visit to bridge and foreshore

CRC Construction Innovation (2005) Trip to Sunshine Coast Queensland, September 2004 visit to bridge and foreshore. CRC for Construction Innovation, brisbane.



A trip was undertaken to look at concerns of Public Works and Main Roads Departments of Queensland. David Paterson and Wayne Ganther from CSIRO travelled to the Sunshine Coast with Alan Carse of Queensland Department of Main Roads and Michael Ball of Queensland Department of Public Works. We were also joined for part of the visits by Ed Bowers of QBuild which is a commercial unit of Public Works responsible for maintenance of Public Works. During the trip we visited a bridge on the David Low Way at Sunrise Beach near Noosa. This bridge was in a serve marine environment with high salt content in the concrete and corrosion of the galvanised guardrails and barriers. Also the foreshore at Coolum was visited and the use of stainless steel was examined. This is discussed in this report. Most problems stemmed from incorrect specification due to lack of awareness of the severity of the environment. The companion report Visit to Schools Report 2002-059-B No 7. covers the visit to four schools north of Caloundra.

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Item Type: Report
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Keywords: CRC for Construction Innovation, Program B : Sustainable Built Assets, Project 2002-059-B : Case Based Reasoning in Construction and Infrastructure Projects
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