The 96m three span steel beam and concrete bridge for Thompsons Horticulture over the Waipaoa River west of Gisborne is nearing completion. The bridge will allow all weather access to cropping and harvesting vehicles independent of the river flows and removes the requirement of access through a ford. Tiaki ECL and Concrete Structures Ltd have pooled their expertise to deliver an outstanding product for their Client. The final span is due to be installed by the end of October 2019 followed by the finishing touches to the approaches.
After about 18 months of process including a very wet season delaying earthworks for site access road, the 38m Waiwhakaata bridge near Otorohanga is in place. Jeandre Le Roux and his design team, Paul Van Den Hoven, Hayley Andrew and Glen Coombe are proud to see this steel beam and concrete deck composite structure find its place over the Moakurarua Stream. Bridge It NZ once again produced an outstanding product!