|SAVE THE DATE! The Ipswich Regional Group are to host a site tour of the Gateway Bridge.|
|Venue||Please see event listing below, Brisbane , QLD|
|Date||Tuesday 15 May, 2pm - 4pm|
|Non Members Cost||FREE|
|Event Contact||Engineers Australia|
|Contact Phone||07 3832 3749|
|Hosted By||Ipswich Regional Group|
IPSWICH REGIONAL GROUP - SITE TOUR
The Ipswich Regional Group are to host a site tour of the Gateway Bridge.
Date: Tuesday 15 May 2012
Time: 1:30pm for a 2pm start - 4.00pm
Tour details: Group will spend a short period under the approach spans and near the river bank to view and discuss the overall structure, structural arrangement,site conditions, foundations etc. This will be followed by a walk inside the box girder cavity . The walk ( about 600m each way) starts at the southern abutment and reaches the midspan point of the main river 260m span.
Group will be stopping along the way at various locations to discuss design and construction aspects of the match cast segmental portion of the approach spans and the insitu balanced cantilever main spans. Other points of interest will be the modular expansion joints, bearings, durability aspects and the 300 year design life of the structure.
PPE required: The host (QML) can supply vests, hard hats and safety glasses for attendees. Attendees are required to wear closed in shoes (sand shoes are not allowed).
REGISTRATION: Please use the RED REGISTRATION BUTTON above. Places are limited to a 15 attendees.
PLEASE NOTE: There will be additional Gateway Bridge tours held during Australian Engineering Week (6 - 10 August 2012).