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Crown Range SPR & Cardrona Valley Road Rehabilitation


Client:  Fulton Hogan (for Queenstown Lakes District Council) 

Job Number: Q1137 

Start DateFinish DateMain Contractoror Base as Subcontractor toEngineer to ContractContract Value
Nov 2012 Mar 2013 Fulton Hogan Fulton Hogan Adam Lind $267,100

Contract Description

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.

  • Earthworks & pavement for bitumen & cement stabilisation of three sections of the road.
  • Earthworks – cut to waste 5,700.  Import to fill 1,000m3
  • Drainage $226,000, 2470m subsoil, culverts etc. 
  • Guard railing – 20m

Base staff running job involved

Murray Forward, Zane Henderson, Dan Roughan, Neal Green

Subcontractors used

Cardrona Farm 

Suppliers used

  • CSP Pacific
  • Mico 
  • Hynds 

Health & Safety

Temporary traffic lights & traffic control 

No health & safety issues or injuries 

Further Notes 

Queenstown Lakes District Council engineers to contract M.W.H Iain Banks

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