Taramakau Road Bridge

Contract: NZTA 63202 Taramakau Road Bridge

Client: New Zealand Transport Agency

Contract Period: November 2016 – July 2018

Description: This contract is for the construction of a realigned section of State Highway 6 approximately 15km south of Greymouth. The section is 1.4km long and includes 2 bridges; (one that spans the Taramakau River and one that spans the Hokitika Industrial rail line). Currently SH6 crosses the Taramakau River using a single rail line bridge.  The new bridge will be approximately 25m downstream from the rail bridge and the new road alignment will remove road and rail conflict through a rail overpass structure within the works.

MBD Contracting has been engaged by Fulton Hogan as a subcontractor to them for this contract. We are involved with the earthworks and embankment construction, utility diversions and pavement construction.