Equipment hire for major Sydney road upgrade
PROJECT: Northern Road Stage Upgrade Stage 5 & 6
TIME PERIOD: Ongoing
- 10,000 linear metres of concrete barriers
- Rollers and compactors
- Lighting towers
- Plastic water filled barriers
- Steel road plates
About the Project
NSW RMS awarded CPB Contractors the contract for The Northern Road Upgrade Stage 5 & 6. This $300M project is expected to be delivered by 2022, doubling a 13km section of one of Western Sydney’s busiest arterial roads.
Stretching from Glenmore Park to Luddenham, The Northern Road upgrade project will upgrade road infrastructure to a divided four-lane alignment and create public transport lanes, ultimately creating transport links with Read more
Safety barriers come in different shapes, sizes and materials with each type suited to certain site conditions.
Here’s how to ensure you get the right concrete or waterfilled barrier for the job.
When assessing which safety barriers to hire for your construction project, it is worth considering safety, cost, durability, and effectiveness for the job at hand. Both plastic waterfilled barriers and concrete barriers have advantages and disadvantages, so let’s look deeper into how to ensure you hire the right safety barriers for your job.
Plastic waterfilled safety barriers
Plastic safety barriers can be cost effective to hire, relatively durable, lightweight, and easy to install.
Many waterfilled barriers on the Read more
What do the MASH Test specifications mean for concrete safety barriers?
Concrete safety barriers can be used on any site where there is potential for workers or roadwork plant to be struck by passing traffic. They are an important passive safety tool that keeps worksites and vehicles separated, by preventing traffic from impacting hazardous objects or deep excavations within a work site.
Although they just look like big chunks of concrete, they’re a highly engineered product that is specifically designed to deflect or redirect errant vehicles in a very predictable way.
The impact performance of concrete safety barriers is influenced by a number of different variables, including the profile of Read more