Goal: Extend Riddells Creek, Macedon & Kangaroo Flat Stations by 36m+ to allow for an 8 carriage train.
Expected completion of works: 14th January 2014
Deadline: 19th January 2014 (Occupation finishes)
Today we commenced works at Riddells Creek Railway Station and begun doing a set out aswell as digging out the new foundations for the concrete panels.
I only have 2 photos as today was really hectic for myself and the crew as we got delayed in our start time this morning.
Foundations Spec: 1200mm Wide, approx 600mm below bottom of concrete/timber sleeper
Ground Condition: WET Silty Natural Clay.. Probably the worst i've ever had to dig but on the plus side, easy digging!
Schedule BEFORE NEW YEARS DAY.
29th December: Excavation at Macedon Station whilst Steel Reinforcement placement at Riddells Creek & Macedon Stations
30th December: Excavation at Kangaroo Flat (Expecting to hit rock) whilst Concrete Pour at Riddells Creek Station
31st December: Excavation at Kangaroo Flat (Expecting to hit rock) whilst concrete pouring is occuring at Macedon Railway
If there's anything you'd like to know in particular please ask.