PROJECT:

Replace Failed Rock Mattresses on overflow channel

LOCATION:

Gowrie Junction QLD 4252

PROJECT STATS:

  • 209 square metres
  • 9 Rolls at 10 meters long and 2.4 meters wide
  • 1 Weeks start to finish
  • 7 tonne excavator
  • 1 operator and 1 labourers

OUR REF: ACM 0108

PROJECT OVERVIEW

For the stabilisation of water-channel sides and beds to reduce the inevitable erosion caused by water running down unprotected slopes.

The mats are to be laid 3 x 2.4m wide x 45 meters long.

Pined down with 450mm U-Bar anchors.

WORKS UNDERTAKEN

  • An excavator with bucket was used to dig and shape the new drainage channel.
  • Excess soil had to be removed from site.
  • Site required levelling.
  • Concrete Erosion mats were lifted from truck into position.
  • The concrete mats where laid longitudinally up the drain.
  • The mat edges were trenched into the soil. The joins where pinned using U-Bar anchors.
  • The Concrete mats where topped with soil to promote vegetation growth.

RESULTS & BENEFITS:

  • Safe and hard surface created from mat enabled a permeable drain.
  • Easy to maintain and mow.

TOOLS & EQUIPMENT FOR INSTALLATION

  • One excavators to offload and place in drain.
  • Fast and efficient installation. One labourer on the ground to assist positioning, spreading soil over mats, and preparation of the site for public access.

TIME:

4 weeks for preparation, laying and covering the mat into place.

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