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Copper Beech Ave - Frankton Subdivision

Client: Fulton Hogan (for Remarkables Park Ltdl)
The Remarkables Park commercial & retail precinct continues to grow & develop into the adjacent green fields areas. Base were subcontracted by Fulton Hogan to undertake all earthworks & reticulated services on a section of this expansion.
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Coronet Peak Road Rehabilitation

Client: The Roading Company (for Queenstown Lakes District Council)
Coronet Peak Road is an 8km section of sealed road climbing from the Wakatipu basin to the Coronet Peak Ski field and Skippers areas. The upper road is alpine in environment. The Roading Company subcontracted Base to undertake the site clearance, earthworks, and drainage for Queenstown Lakes District Council upgrade of a section of this road.
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Crown Range Road

Client: Fulton Hogan (for Queenstown Lakes District Council)
The Crown Range Road is a 50km alpine pass between Wanaka and the Wakatipu. It is a ‘special purpose road’ managed by Queenstown Lakes District Council with Transit NZ. Sections of this road were upgraded, widened & lowered to improve safety, passing & visibility. Fulton Hogan subcontracted Base to undertake the earthworks to subgrade levels, drainage & guard railing.
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Malaghans Road Rehabilitation

Client: Fulton Hogan (for Queenstown Lakes District Council)
Malaghans Road is a main local body arterial road between Arrowtown & Queenstown running under Coronet Peak. Sections of this road are upgraded periodically by Queenstown Lakes District Council to also incorporate cycle & horse traffic. Fulton Hogan subcontracted Base to undertake all site clearance, earthwork to sub-base, drainage & finishing works.
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Glenorchy - Queenstown Road Rehabilitation & Assistance Works

Client: The Roading Company (for Queenstown Lakes District Council)
The Glenorchy Road is a 45km section of special purpose road (SPR) which runs from Queenstown to Glenorchy along the edge of Lake Wakatipu. Sections get upgraded & widened periodically by Queenstown Lakes District Council / Transit NZ to improve safety and passing ability. The Roading Company subcontracted Base to undertake rock catch fencing, earthworks, drainage & finishing of 5 such locations.
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McMillan & McChesney Road Pavement Upgrade

Client: The Roading Company (for DOC)
Arthurs Point is an area overlooking the Shotover River approximately 4km from Queenstown. McMillan & McChesney are the two main access roads within Arthurs Point. They are pretty narrow and windy access roads. The Roading Company subcontracted Base to undertake earthworks, drainage & finishing for sections of these roads being upgraded by Queenstown Lakes District Council.
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Potters Hill and The Tiers

Client: Alpha Properties / Albatross QT Ltd
Over 18 months Base have worked with the developer (building high end apartments) and clients (siteworks to allow buildings) to transition a very steep & challenging site into high value urban house sites.
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Remarkable Road Maintenance & Snow Clearance

Client: NZSki
The Remarkables Skifield run by NZSki is in the Queenstown basin. It is a high Alpine field with a 14km gravel access road (currently being sealed to the 9km mark). Base maintains and grades the road in summer months, and clear snow for skier access during the winter months.
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Tasman Valley Road – Re-alignment & Seal Extension

Client: The Roading Company (for DOC)
The Department of Conservation (DOC) required a 2km section of the Tasman Valley road replaced as many existing sections continually washed out. The Roading Company subcontracted Base for all earthworks, drainage, culverts & subgrade preparation working out of the Mt Cook Village.
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