Clarence Valley Council Depot


Clarence Valley Council Depot
Grafton, NSW


SHAC for Clarence Valley Council

Construction Budget


Project Details

The development comprised full development of 44,400m² site to cater for:

  • New Administration Building
  • 3 x Warehouse Store Buildings
  • Workshop and Servicing building including mezzanine levels
  • Covered Vehicle Storage Area
  • Vehicle Wash Bay
  • Oil and materials storage bays
  • Site detention and bio retention systems

Challenge Faced / Engineering Problem Solved:

  • Significant site variability in contaminated ground required extensive earthworks modelling and site level modifications
  • Structural and Civil designs required to cater for building expansion including new cantilevered awnings and increased carparking and hardstand areas

Safe Strong Stable Solution

Construction systems used included:

  • Building supported on a combination of pad and bored piers
  • Reinforced concrete ground slabs and footings
  • Structural steel framed walls, roof and cantilevered awnings
  • Heavy vehicle pavements, ramps and carparking

Engineering Design Services / Reviews

  • Earthquake and wind modelling, analysis and design
  • Ground slab and footing engineering design on variable founding conditions
  • Structural steel column and wall analysis and engineering design
  • Suspended mezzanine structural steel beams and floor joist engineering analysis and design
  • Structural steel roof rafters, purlins and awning framing analysis and engineering design
  • Civil earthworks and roadworks to satisfy councils design requirements
  • Civil Stormwater pipe and pit modelling, analysis and design using DRAINS software
  • Stormwater water quality modelling using MUSIC software, and design of Gross Pollutant Traps and Bio retention Basin
  • Sediment and Erosion Control Design

Project Type

Greenfield Site
New Building Construction

Engineering Type

Structural & Civil
Construction Phase Services

Project Stages

  • Site Investigation and Assessment of contaminated ground and variable founding conditions
  • Structural and Civil Engineering Design and Documentation
  • Design Workshops and Project Meetings
  • Design Coordination with all Consultants, Client and Principal Contractor
  • Safety in Design / Environmental Considerations
  • Construction Phase Services – Site Inspections, RFIs, Shop Drawing Reviews

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Let’s Design Safe, Stable & Strong Solutions Together!