NANUTARRA-MUNJINA ROAD REALIGNMENT

CLIENT
Rio Tinto

PROJECT
Western Turner Brockman Project
Nanutarra – Munjina Road Realignment.

LOCATION
20km west of Tom Price
Western Australia

CONTRACT AWARD VALUE
$22 million

START DATE
February 2013

COMPLETION DATE
November 2013

 

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

The project involved realigning, upgrading and sealing the Nanutarra – Munjina Road. The scope of work included earthworks, roadworks, drainage, structural works traffic signalling, signage and linemarking. Special features of the project included:

  • Over 300,000 cubic meters of earthworks
  • Drill and blast adjacent to operating roads
  • All works undertaken to MRWA specifications
  • Traffic staging and controls to ensuring the road remained operational during all works.
  • Construction of RECO precast concrete arch tunnel including in-situ concrete foundations and wing walls
  • Extensive drainage and associated structures
  • Installation of traffic signals at the intersection of the Nanutarra Munjina road and the Mine Haul Road.

At its peak over 100 people were mobilised to site.