Proserpine Boat Ramp

Project Description / Overview:

The Proserpine Boat ramp required upgrading to provide safer and increased access by the community. The major items included in the Works are: Design of the floating walkway (including construction drawings and design report) / Earthworks (fill) to construct a ramp core wider and higher than the existing surface / Construction of a cast insitu concrete connecting slab (27.5 x 10.6 metres) including walkway abutment / Supply and place 88 x 4000 wide precast reinforced concrete planks (2 boat ramp lanes x 44 planks) / Supply and place 2500 wide precast reinforced concrete planks to suit abutment design. Quantity to be nominated by Contractor / Supply and drive restraining piles for floating walkway / Supply and install floating walkway modules / Fit out walkway including safety barrier and lighting / Shoulder works including grouted stone pitching and loose 75 mm crushed rock.


Department of Transport & Main Roads

Project Features:

  • Environmental management
  • Use of various machinery and plant to remove the kerb and dispose
  • Clearing and grubbing of marine plants (50m2)
  • Excavation of material (approximately 50m3) for the new boat ramp (toe of shoulders)
  • Management of ASS/PASS
  • Placement of geogrid, geotextile and 75mm crushed rock fill (approx 900m3) as new foundation structure
  • Casting of reinforced concrete slab
  • Placement of precast concrete planks for boat ramp and floating walkway
  • Construction of rock protection shoulders
  • Pile Driving for piles for floating walkway
  • Installation of floating walkway
  • General site tidy up and demobilization