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  • + Collins Bridge

    Client: City of Yarra

    Location: Collingwood, VIC

    Works Completed: March – April 2015

    Structural Issues: Signs of corrosion at the node junctions, bolt penetrations and I-beam surface

    Scope of Work:

    • Structural Improvements
    • Industrial Coatings
    • Concrete Repairs

    Benefits of Rope Access:

    • Eliminates need for unsightly & expensive scaffolding systems
    • Allows the bridge to be reopened after work hours
    • Minimal disturbance to the bridge

    Job facts:

    • A six week job completed on time & on budget
    • Work expected to add fourteen years life to the bridge
    • Advanced rigging and encapsulation techniques
    • Substantial cost savings with minimal disruption to the bridge

    Quality, Safety & Environment:

    • PCCP (Painting Contractors Certification Program) 
    • Quality control & ITP’s (Inspection and Test Plan)
    • NACE inspection
    • Site inductions & daily safety briefs
    • Took approved safety precautions for the presence of lead systems in place to protect the Yarra River and surrounding park lands with an effective environmental plan
    • Safely executed procedures for working with lead based paint
    • Custom safety and environmental catchment frame underneath workers
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