Slender Bridge Design Innovation Saves $5m in Construction Costs on the Albion Park Rail Bypass
A slender bridge design consisting of bespoke concrete deck planks with integral supports and increased plank spacing permitted a reduction in the depth of the deck for higher clearance in flood events and accommodated large-height vehicles.
Bushfire-Destroyed Bridges Reconstructed in as Little as 2 Days using Innovative Formwork System
InQuik have developed off-the-shelf lightweight formwork systems for abutments, wingwalls, headstocks, blade piers and decks.
First-of-its-Kind Timber-Steel Hybrid Bridge Proposed for West Seattle
A proposal for the reconstruction of the failing West Seattle Bridge has been put forward that utilises a hybrid timber and steel arch structure. B+H Architects, SMEC and Robert Bird Group have put forward the unsolicited design proposal.
Aurecon, SMEC Dominate at the Australian Engineering Excellence Awards 2020
The winners list includes the likes of the Sydney Metro, Canberra Light Rail, Albion Park Bypass and Newcastle Light Rail but also includes construction innovations such as University of Wollongong’s Desert Rose House and self-propelled modular transporters (SPMTs) developed by Gateway South (Fulton Hogan-Laing O’Rourke Joint Venture) for the Darlington Upgrade in South Australia.