UTS Thomas Street, Bulk Excavation

Project name: UTS Thomas Street, Bulk Excavation

Client: Hansen Yuncken Pty Ltd

Value: $8.1M

Location: Corner Thomas St and Jones St, Ultimo

Commencement: February 2012

Duration: 32 weeks

Overview: Bulk excavation project at the University of Technology, Sydney.  The shoring systems were required on one third of the excavation due to the high strength sandstone involved.  A temporary loading platform was constructed to assist in the excavation, the last of which was done with a longreach excavator, 17m below the existing footpath level.

Scope of works:

  • Minor demolition works
  • Excavation of 80,000m3 and disposal of various types of contaminated materials
  • Installation of permanent and temporary shoring systems (including bored piers with shotcrete and timber shoring), and installation of temporary anchors