Coffey Testing in Adelaide have been assisting with the $685 million project, the Fleurieu Connections Alliance Project Stage 1 – Main South Road Duplication Project in South Australia.
- Client: Department of Infrastructure and Transport
- Duration: Early 2022 – 2024
- Location: Main South Road, South Australia
The Coffey Testing Team in Adelaide is currently assisting with the Fleurieu Connections Alliance Project Stage 1 – Main South Road Duplication Project in South Australia.
The Australian and South Australian governments, in association with the Department of Infrastructure and Transport have committed a total of $685 million to fund this project, with the end goal to improve the safety conditions of these roads.
The project consists of the duplication of Main South Road, from Seaford to Aldinga.
Once completed this will have a grade separation (which will be the overpass) at the intersection of Tatachilla Road and Maslin Beach Road, a grade separation at the intersection of Port Road, and a dual lane roundabout at the Main South Road and Aldinga Road Junction.
The Coffey Testing Team have been conducting the following:
- Field Density Testing.
- Compaction Testing.
- Dynamic Cone Penetrometer Testing.
- Particle Size Distribution.
- Atterberg Limits.
- California Bearing Ratio.
- Uniaxial Compressive Strength Testing.
- Emerson Class classification.
- Shrink Swell Index, and
- Dryback testing.
The works started in early 2022 and are scheduled for completion in 2024.