Road traffic barriers are often one of the first items to be installed at a worksite, ensuring that workers can be kept safe. Road barriers can be made from steel, concrete or plastic and they are used to line the traffic facing perimeter of work sites, protecting workers from cars and trucks passing by.
In this article, our barrier expert Ben Lorne explains how contractors can benefit from the fiercely customer-centric approach that Fortress Fencing offers to its clients.
Working at heights is a high risk activity and a leading cause of death and serious injury in Australia. In the five years to 2019, there have been 122 fatalities in Australia, with the statistics skewed towards workers over 45 and those in the construction industry.
Road safety barriers are rugged barricades made from concrete, steel or plastic. These highway barriers can often be seen on road and infrastructure projects where construction crews are building new bridges, duplicating highways, constructing new lanes and similar works.
The Parramatta Light Rail is one of the NSW Government’s latest major infrastructure projects being delivered to serve a growing community in Western Sydney.
As part of the extensive Level Crossing Removal Project in Victoria, the North West Program Alliance (NWPA) team are working on removing crossings in the Preston precinct.
Fortress Fencing jersey kerbs complete this land slip remediation at Katoomba
The level crossings at Manchester Road, Mooroolbark and Maroondah Highway, Lilydale are being removed by building rail bridges over the roads. This is part of the extensive Level Crossing Removal project that is occurring across Victoria.
Moorebank Logistics Park is Australia’s largest freight infrastructure project, valued at $2 billion. Fulton Hogan was awarded the Stage 1 design and delivery contract for the Import Export (IMEX) Terminal. Work is well underway on the 243 hectare site, with some parts of the Park now nearing completion.
The Victorian Government’s ‘Road Map to Reopening in Metropolitan Melbourne’ covers certain guidelines that need to be followed as the State’s vibrant hospitality sector begins to reopen for business in December 2020.