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One day a long time ago Matt and I went on an adventure. It seemed like a great day for a walk so we packed our bags complete with lunch, scroggin and our cameras. 407 more words


Mingha Bluff culvert install 5

9:00–10:43 pm, completion of culvert installation

Immediately after the final upstream section of culvert was placed at 9:10 pm, the 6 x high-tension steel threaded rebars were completely pushed through the 10.5m culvert. 580 more words


Mingha Bluff culvert install 4

Installing the precast box culvert

The 1.5m box culvert sections were crane lifted in and laid on the compacted granular backfill to the precise, g.p.s. specified line and laser-proven grade and depth. 359 more words


Mingha Bluff culvert install 3

Excavation and preparation of the box culvert bedding foundation

The successful installation of precast box culverts begins with special site preparation for the foundation, typically referred to as bedding, on which the culvert will rest. 668 more words


Mingha Bluff culvert install 2

Precast reinforced concrete box culverts

Precast concrete box culverts are steel reinforced. There are several accepted ways to install the reinforcement and the overburden appropriately sizes the amount of steel reinforcement needed. 628 more words


Mingha Bluff box culvert install 1

Documentary photography project overview

This is the first of a series of 5 galleries documenting the install of a 10.5m reinforced concrete box culvert beneath the Christchurch – Greymouth “Tranzalpine” railway shot on the night of Sunday July 3, 2016 for client  670 more words


South Island, New Zealand, 2012 - Part 1


New Zealand is split into two main islands, the North Island and the South Island, separated by wide stretch of water called the Cook Strait . 1,749 more words