Bridge Point, Kingston, ACT

A high-end residential development, The Island of the Kingston Foreshore was geotechnically complex as a result of the structure being built on land reclaimed from Lake Burley Griffin. 

Working on the Bridge Point project presented a range of challenges – the biggest being its unique water-based location, combined with deep alluvial soil that was loose and collapsed easily.  

As a result, the developers needed to conduct all investigations of the subsurface conditions prior to commencement of construction. This was to ensure the integrity of the structure foundations remained intact. 

We consulted on the project on an ongoing basis and provided:

  • a geotechnical investigation of the site’s substructure to provide a detailed understanding of the site’s geology 
  • ongoing advice and consultation regarding the substructure, through to the construction process, and 
  • practical and economical solutions, via a footing system, that helped the client move forward with construction.
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“ACT Geotech have always provided exceptional geotechnical engineering advice at a competitive price. They are responsive to our needs and have always been able to conduct their investigations and provide reports in a timely manner.”

Paul Farrell

Farrell Management

ACT Geotechnical Engineers have proven to be a very reliable geotechnical consultancy in the region, offering sound advice in an enthusiastic and very responsive manner, which is appreciated and favoured by clients.

Don McInnes

Sellick Consultants

“ACT Geotech were able to use their technical expertise to enable the footing system to be optimised, significantly saving the client both time and money on the project.”

Alan Schmeier

AECOM

“We have worked with Jeremy and his geotechnical engineers on many projects over the last 10 years and are always pleased with their responsiveness, thoroughness, and ability to find flexible and efficient solutions for our engineering needs.”

David Jackson

Arcadis

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