Keep River Project

Client: NT Department of Infrastructure Planning and Logistics

Project: Keep River Project

Project Overview:The Keep River Road connects the planned Project Sea Dragon and agricultural activities in Ord Stage 3 to processing facilities in Kununurra and export facilities at the Port of Wyndham.

The scope of works for this project includes sealing of 13.4km of the Keep River Road east from the Western Australian/Northern Territory border to a two-lane standard seal and a bridge over the Keep River to
increase route accessibility to support the planned Project Sea Dragon and Ord Stage 3 developments, improved freight capacity, through sealing of existing pavements, improved flood immunity, through provision of new bridges over the Keep River and Sandy Creek, increased regional productivity and economic development, through provision of year-round road access.

Contractor: HiQA Geotechnical

Estimated Project Value: $58,000,000 excl of GST

Project Start Date: August 2019

Estimated Completion Date: November 2020

Value Add & Services provided by HiQA:

HiQA are on-site testing through our NATA Accredited Annex Laboratory.

Testing and sampling include:

  • Field Densities
  • Modified Compactions
  • California Bearing Ratios
  • Particle Size Distributions
  • Atterberg Limits
  • Aggregate Testing
  • Concrete Testing
  • Lightweight Deflectometer Testing