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Project: Design, construct and certify Retaining Walls at Calderwood Valley

Asset Owner: Lendlease Communities

Wall Type: Steel post and concrete sleeper retaining walls

Scope: Calderwood Valley is Wollongong’s newest suburb being developed by Lend Lease Communities, built on the rolling green hills west of Shellharbour, and has magnificent views of Lake Illawarra, Wollongong and the Tasman Sea. GC Civil are contracted to design, construct, supply, install and certify the retaining walls, to create low maintenance level lots ready for new homes. GC Civil is currently working together with the bulk earthworks and civil contractor to meet tight programs and achieve completion ready for new homes to commence in 2018. 

Project Details:

  • Concrete sleeper and steel post construction with retained heights up to 3 metres
  • 12,000m2 + of retaining walls with over 190 separate retaining walls
  • Pier drilling into hard blue metal rock using GC Civil custom built hi-torque rock augers
  • Integration with other concurrent works to meet program deadlines.   
  • Upon completion, Calderwood Valley will provide approx. 5,000 new homes to the Illawarra