Thiele Reserve Bank Reclamation
THIELE RESERVE BANK RECLAMATION
Project Category: Coastal Infrastructure
This popular reserve in Murray Bridge has been subject to riverbank degradation since its development resulting in a loss of recreational area of up to 6m in width. To both reinstate the lost area and protect the riverbank from ongoing erosion, Neo were contracted to install two Elcorock sand container walls along the original bank alignment and infill behind the wall as part of the reclamation.
As the project was programmed in the busy summer period, it was imperative that Neo to complete the project within the 5-week timeframe which was achieved with one week to spare.
SCOPE OF WORKS:
• Removal of existing temporary erosion protection
• Cleaning out the bank alignment of vegetation and debris
• 80m of upright and 70m of stepped wall construction using 0.75m³ Elcorock bags for bank stabilisation to a depth of up to 2m
• 65mm Ballast backfill and geofabric installation for bank extension
• Pile and install 3.7m hardwood bollards for houseboat mooring
• Topsoil spread and shaped to existing reserve topography
• Duration: January 2019— February 2019
• Value: $314,000
• Client: Rural City of Murray Bridge
• Superintendent: Rural City of Murray Bridge