Transcity Legacy Way Tunnel, Queensland

Transcity Legacy Way Tunnel ​Queensland Australia
System Installed:

  • Load Cells
  • VW Piezometers
  • Biaxial In-Place Inclinometers
  • Horizontal Inclinometers
  • 3G Data Loggers
  • Rod Extensometers Argus Web-based Monitoring

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Overview

Transcity is a joint venture between Brisbane-based BMD Constructions, Italian tunnelling company Ghella and Spanish tunnelling and civil infrastructure company, Acciona Infrastructures.

Legacy Way is Brisbane City Council’s 4.6km road tunnel that will connect the Western Freeway at Toowong with the Inner City Bypass (ICB) at Kelvin Grove. Once open in 2015, Legacy Way will almost halve peak hour travel times between the Centenary Bridge and the ICB.It will comprise of two parallel tunnels, which will pass underneath sections of Toowong, Auchenflower, Milton, Paddington, Red Hill and Kelvin Grove.

Geomotion was enlisted to supplied and installed this project with a substantial amount of instrumentation including:

  • 5 Load Cells
  • 8 VW Piezometers
  • 61 Biaxial In-Place Inclinometers
  • 91 Horizontal Inclinometers
  • 21 3G Data Loggers
  • 4 Rod Extensometers Argus Web-based Monitoring