Portfolio Category: Structural Engineering

Te Uku Windfarm

BBO was engaged by WEL Networks and Meridian Energy to provide planning and engineering input into the design, consent authorisation and construction of the Te Uku windfarm. The Te Uku windfarm is the only windfarm within the upper North Island and comprises of 28 turbines and approximately 26km of access roading upon a prominent ridgeline…
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Manawatu Gorge Landslide Remediation

In October 2011, the largest landslide in New Zealand’s history, to affect a roadway, caused devastation to State Highway 3, within the Manawatu Gorge. The 370,000 cubic meter slip, closed the major transport route and damaged two existing bridge structures beyond repair. A third bridge received minor damage and was able to be successfully repaired,…
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Atiamuri Bridge Replacement

The Atiamuri Bridge carries SH1 over the Waikato River, around 30km north of Taupo, passing from the Taupo to the South Waikato District. In 2010, the NZ Transport Agency engaged BBO to undertake initial investigations to replace the existing bridge and to address local safety hazards arising from a substandard alignment and intersection on SH30.…
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Awatere Bridge and Approaches

BBO were engaged as Transit New Zealand’s consultant throughout all stages of this project, involving extensive designation for SH1 and the South Island Main Trunk railway, from investigation through to construction surveillance. The project involved the realignment of 2.7km of SH1S and the construction of a new 270m long ten span two-lane bridge across the…
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