Smithfield Bypass Project - ISCouncil

Smithfield Bypass Project

Project Details

  • Project Owner: Transport for Main Roads (QLD)
  • Rating Type:As Built
  • Location: QLD
  • Project Manager: Siddharth Bishnoi
  • Stakeholders: Design Joint Venture (DJV – BG& E and HDR) ,Albem Operations and Highway Construction

Overview

A two-lane road to be constructed along the 'Smithfield Bypass' from south of Yorkeys Knob Road to north of McGregor Road, including tapers to the existing road outside the specified chainages at both the northern and southern ends of the project. From the existing Yorkeys Knob Road Intersection to the new McGregor Road, this road will be on a new alignment that is separated from the alignment of the Captain Cook Highway.

Project Highlights

Energy and Carbon - Credit Ene – 1 

This project has achieved a Verified Level 3 with a Verified Score of 11.36. They have achieved a reduction of 32.9 %  

The initiatives used within this credit include:  

  • A reduction in vegetation Clearing of 248,000 m2 
  • Change of lighting from HPS to LED  
  • Reduction in diesel usage 
  • Less machine use hours 

Materials - Mat – 1 

This project has achieved a Verified Level 3 with a Verified Score of 7.57. They have achieved a reduction of 13,096.96 tCO2e.  

The reductions come from the following materials: 

  • Bitumen (33%) 
  • Asphalt (21%) 
  • 32 Mpa Concrete (12%) 
  • Hydrated Line (7%)  
  • 40 Mpa Concrete (8%) 
  • Precast Box Culvert Components (7%) 

The reduction initiatives include: 

  • Pavements have been recalculated  
  • Savings in shared user path  
  • Reduction in length of concrete drainage 
  • Reduction in length of concrete barriers 

Discharges to Air, Land and Water - Dis – 4 

This project has achieved a Verified Level 3 with a Verified Score of 4.00.  

The initiatives used within this credit include: 

  • Use of water vehicles and Geo binders to eliminate dust.
  • Revegetation of complete earthworks.
  • Erection of solid barriers between dust generating activities and sensitive receptors.
  • Minimise the drop height of excavators, loaders, and other machinery.
  • Wheel washing system for vehicles leaving the site.  

 

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