Iconic projects

Stabilised Pavements have undertaken a number of iconic projects from our past that are of major significance or interest. To view reports from selected projects, click on the items below.

Foamed Bitumen Stabilisation Project – Warwick, Qld

The Department of Main Roads, Queensland, has for some time been looking at using bitumen in stabilisation works to overcome some of their problems. They have been using cements in their stabilisation to rehabilitate pavements successfully for many years and they have just recently successfully recommenced the use of lime in subgrades.

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M4 Motorway Upgrade West Pavement Construction and Stabilisation

The M4 Motorway West Upgrade was carried out over a length of 20km between the twin service centres at Prospect and Mulgoa Rd at Penrith in the 15 month period 14th January 1997–16th April 1998. The work was carried out in order to upgrade the existing two lanes in each direction to three lanes, and in the process resheet the road surface thereby achieving an additional life of the pavement of 20 years.

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Kooragang Island – Candac Thiess Joint Venture

Stabilised Pavements of Australia (SPA) was contracted by the Candac Thiess Joint Venture on Kooragang Island near Newcastle to assist in extending the existing coal loading facilities. The Candac Thiess Joint Venture involved building an additional 1.4km to the reclaimer track, coal storage area and conveyor..

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