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Demolition of Block Wall Airside

(Quick Facts)
Project Name: Crash Gate 1 relocation
Project Location: Townsville Airport
Project Cost: $150,000
Date of Completion: April 2013
Duration: 4 Weeks


Project Scope:

Relocate crash gate 1 and demolish existing block walls

Project Challenges:

This project could only be performed during the night while the airport operations were on stand down. The timeframe of a 5-hour period each night meant a tighter schedule had to be developed and eliminating any risk of damage to nearby planes/asset.

The methodology used to eliminate debris FOD on air space was to saw cut all core filled blocks and crane on to flatbeds tippers one-by-one in sections. Then relocate the existing gate to new location.

Project Delivery:

On time and in budget