Saint Georges Dam Upgrade

PROJECT INFO

Client: Parks Victoria

Project Design:

SMEC Australia

Contract Sum:

$1.6M

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ABOUT THE PROJECT

Saint Georges Dam Upgrade

Works Include:

• Removal of pedestrian footbridge over the primary spillway;
• Stripping and stockpiling of top soil;
• Excavation of the embankment
• Construction of the new spillway;
• Construction of the rockfill weir downstream of the secondary spillway chute;
• Construction of pedestrian access from the south to north extents of the site·

Key Aspects:

• Poor Site access
• Poor ground conditions
• Deep excavation
• Flood water level management
• Extreme weather conditions