Mt Bold Inclinator Project

Client: SA Water

Project: Mt Bold Reservoir DS Valve Chamber Access

Commentary

The project was delivered under an ‘Early Contractor Involvement’ (ECI) delivery model and involved the design and construction of a personnel access system to the lower valve chamber at the Mt Bold Reservoir Dam.

Scope

  • ECI services including options analysis, design and costing of a suitable access system
  • design of a monorail personnel access lift fixed to the existing dam wall at 36 degree slope angle
  • fabrication, installation and commissioning of the new monorail lift (inclinator)
  • fabrication and installation of upper and lower access platforms
  • lighting upgrades to platforms

Challenges

  • Safety in Design considerations for access, maintenance and personnel safety and recovery
  • Construction to take place on steep batter – working at height safety controls
  • geometric analysis for fixing of the structure to the existing dam wall – 3D analysis
Client

SA Water

Contract Type

Lump Sum

Timing

February 2016 – September 2016

Civil/Industrial/ January 9, 2017

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