REAL STORIES

REAL STORIES2019-02-18T14:28:33+00:00

WATERVIEW TUNNEL

  • Reduces travel times and congestion.
  • Opened in 2017 it had a price tag of $1.4 billion.
  • New Zealand’s longest road tunnel.
  • Not just about cars Waterview included building sports grounds, a skate park, walking/cycling tracks and heaps of landscaping and planting.

KAIKOURA EARTHQUAKE RESPONSE

  • Close to 1 million cubic metres (about 400 Olympic-size swimming pools) of loose material was cleared away.
  • More than 200 sites along SH1 and 900 sites on the main trunk railway line were damaged.
  • The response cleared 90 slips and replaced numerous bridges.
  • More than 1,700 people from 350 organisations worked on the response.

AUCKLAND HARBOUR BRIDGE

  • Opened 1959 enabling massive population growth on the North Shore.
  • The bridge is over 1,000 metres long and rises 43 metres above the harbour.
  • Paid for by Government backed loans the bridge had a toll until 1984.
  • Originally built with only 4 lanes a further two lanes on each side just 10 years after the opening.

Clyde Dam

  • 100 metres high and 490 metres wide it is the largest concrete gravity dam in NZ.
  • Opened in 1992 it took over 10 years to construct.
  • The dam created Lake Dunstan which has a surface area of 26 square km.

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FUTURE ICONIC PROJECTS

  • Manawatu Gorge Road Replacement.
  • Light rail Public Transport Developments.
  • Auckland Airports second runway.
  • Building infrastructure that improves New Zealand’s water quality.
  • A second harbour crossing in Auckland.

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