WEST ANGELAS ACCESS ROAD

CLIENT
Rio Tinto

PROJECT
West Angelas Access Road

LOCATION
Pilbara, Western Australia

CONTRACT AWARD VALUE
$46 million

START DATE
June 2013

COMPLETION DATE
November 2013

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

The Contract for Rio Tinto’s West Angelas Access Road Project was to upgrade the existing road between Great Northern Highway and West Angelas mine in the Pilbara, Western Australia.

The Project scope included:

  • 19,000 cubic metres of excavation
  • 266,000 cubic metres of embankment construction
  • 5,300 lineal metres of culverts
  • 31 kilometres of bitumen sealed pavement including the installation of two floodways

The Project ran for approximately 24 weeks and at its peak had 120 personnel based on site.