Macquarie University Library

Project name: Macquarie University Library

Client: AW Edwards

Value: $5M

Location: Corner of West Road and Macquarie Drive, Macquarie Park

Commencement: 2008

Duration: 19 weeks

Overview: excavation of basement levels for a new library building at Macquarie University

Scope of works:

  • Diversion of Central Avenue
  • Demolition of Building C4C, including asbestos removal
  • Excavation and removal of 7,500m3 of general solid waste and 41,000m3 of VENM soil and rock
  • Shotcrete and soil nail shoring
  • Contiguous piles (supporting main services culvert) and structural piles
  • Detail excavation of footings and architectural walls