Lawrence Hargrave DriveSea Cliff Bridge
Location: Clifton, Australia
Lawrence Hargrave Drive had suffered numerous dangerous rock falls and embankment failures over the previous 100 years. With the Pacific Ocean on one side and a 300m cliff on the other, a rock fall in 2003 forced the immediate closure of the road.
- The main structure is a curved Balanced Cantilever Bridge (BCB) adjoining a 150m radius curved Incrementally Launched Bridge (ILB)
- Total length: 665 metres
- Consisting of two 3.3 metre-wide lanes with 1.2 metre wide shoulders
- Balanced Cantilever Bridge Length 455.6m including 6m approach slab
- Incrementally Launched Bridge at Length 209.4m including 6m approach slab
Architect: LHD Link Alliance
- Combining both in-situ cast Balanced Cantilever and Incremental Launch techniques in a single bridge
Laing O’Rourke Australia Pty Ltd (then Barclay Mowlem)
General Superintendent, LHD Alliance
The PERI Systems used on our project allowed for safe, efficient and cost effective construction solutions to be achieved.
- Using of PERI SB Frames to support the headstock