Dawes Point Seawall Restoration

Project name: Dawes Point, Seawall Restoration Stages I, II, and III

Client: Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority

Value: $7.5M

Location: Hickson Road, Dawes Point

Commencement: August 2004 (Stage I), February 2006 (Stages II and III)

Duration: 18 months

Overview: The seawall at Dawes Point required remediation due to erosion from Sydney Harbour.  Concrete works were undertaken on a floating slab and asphalt finishing was completed on the promenade, taking into account various historical and architectural details and the stablisation of Horse Ferry Wharf.

Scope of works:

  • Underpinning and repairs of the seawall and existing foghorn
  • Replacement of sandstone blocks
  • Restoration of the balustrade
  • Installation of 9m long passive anchors to retain the structure of the seawall