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Roads & Maritime Services
June 2018 — December 2018
Stockton, NSW
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This project required the rehabilitation of the old and deteriorated Stockton Boat Harbour in Newcastle, rebuilt to create a safe, stable and sustainable upgrade, while maintaining the integrity of the existing land and minimising disruption to the area.

Scope of Works

  • Installation of a capping layer over the existing land
  • Demolition and removal of existing jetties and structures, existing wharf structures and disconnection and removal of existing electrical services
  • Supply and installation of sheet pile walls shoring at the northern and southern extent of the project ensuring that the existing heritage wall is supported and remains intact and that disturbance to adjacent sensitive receptors is managed and in accordance with the project conditions
  • Excavation and dredging of 3,500m3 of in situ material and transport offshore for disposal
  • Excavation and dredging of existing breakwater/rock groyne material and placement onsite for sorting and re-use within the rock revetment
  • Construction of new rock armour revetment using reclaimed rock revetment and imported quarry rock
  • Construction of a car park including electrical and hydraulic services
  • Landscaping works including installation of trees, turfing and pedestrian pathways


  • Due to proximity to sensitive receptors, challenges were found in complying with the conditions of the development application and the review of environmental factors with respect to noise and vibration restrictions
  • Compliance with the sea dumping permit for the offshore disposal of dredged material
  • Coordinating on water access with Harbour Master
  • Installation of sheet pile wall shoring with suitably sized equipment to ensure that the existing heritage wall remains intact
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