The Queensland division of Glascott Landscape & Civil was awarded
the eastern end of the TransCity project, Legacy Way after having been
commissioned for the initial stages of the work.
Glascott will deliver on this joint venture project with Brisbane based
BMD, Italian company, Ghella, and Spanish company, Acciona.
Work on about 90% of the initial stages has already been completed by
Glascott at the western end, the Moggill Road upgrade and the shared pathway at
the Botanical Gardens Mt Cootha, comprising of installation of more than 37000 plants,
1242m³ of soil, 752m² of mulch and close to 5000m² of turf as well as more than
13500m² of eco-Blanket installed by Groundworks, creators of this
ground-breaking erosion control and re-vegetation system.
Work on the western end and the Moggill Road upgrade section offered an
opportunity for Glascott to showcase their versatile expertise and experience in
delivering large infrastructure projects, not only in the softscape works, but
also the installation of the concrete drainage Swales and the rock pitching to
Glascott also installed over 777m² of 3m wide concrete pathways, boulder
retaining walls and fencing along the shared pathway, an extension of the cycle
walkway from the western freeway connecting the Mt Cootha Botanical Gardens.
Executing the landscaping project on a well-used road, which created a
potentially hazardous environment, Glascott undertook traffic control and
management at the site to ensure traffic flow was maintained and work could
continue without incident.
Glascott has considerable expertise in this type of work having
completed a number of large infrastructure projects including the Toombul
section of the Airport Link Tunnel.
TransCity’s Project Engineer, Hunter Lang explains that they selected
Glascott Landscape & Civil to undertake these works based on their
experience on previous projects, and pricing.
Glascott’s QLD Manager, Brett Frostick said their team is now looking
forward to completing the landmark tunnel that will serve the city of Brisbane.
The newly won section at the eastern end of Legacy Way is much larger
than the initial work underway with numerous x-ground and large stock trees, close
to 30000 plants, over 5000m³ of soil, 1200m³ of mulch, over 5000m² of turf,
500m² of eco-Blanket, irrigation, 500lm of concrete edging, and rock work.
Having recently commenced work on this section, Glascott will complete the
project by early next year.