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Piling works

Wed, 14 July, 2021

The project is undertaking piling works that will support the Torrens Road bridge, ramps and retaining walls.

Piling is the construction of columns in the ground that provide vertical support to a structure, by transferring
structural loads into stable soil or rock. Piles are installed vertically into the ground

The primary method of piling used for this project is Continuous Flight Auger (CFA) piling. CFA piling is an
efficient method that is one of the least intrusive forms of piling. This means that construction impacts are reduced for the local community.

The Torrens Road bridge will have 89 piles in total, with 40 on the eastern side of the railway line and 49 on the
western side of the railway line. The depth of piles will range from 15 to 24 metres into the ground.

For more information on the piling works, view the link below.