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SCIRT Sumner Road retaining walls

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Exciting new drone footage shows the extensive repairs underway on Lyttelton’s Sumner Road. 
 
The popular route for heavy traffic heading to and from the Port of Lyttelton has been closed since the earthquakes of 2011.
 
SCIRT’s Fulton Hogan delivery team has spent the last four years repairing several retaining walls on Sumner Road and this new footage shows an award winning innovative repair method in action.
 
A crane lifted work access platform housing a mobile drilling rig has been providing access for the crews to the hard to reach retaining wall while protecting the businesses below.
 
Fulton Hogan Project Manager Henry says the safety of the crew, residents and businesses below was a top priority for SCIRT.
 
“Safety is obviously paramount when we are performing these sorts of projects, especially when working above factory’s like Holcim. Making sure our guys are safe and their guys are safe at the same time”.
 
Click the image above to view the video.
 
SCIRT’s Fulton Hogan team won the category for projects between $1-3 million for their repair work on the earthquake damaged Sumner Road retaining wall at the 2015 Canterbury Contractor of the Year Awards. 
Published: 14 January 2016