12:30 PM CASE STUDY: Sydney Metro City & Southwest: Site investigation and ground characterisation for the Sydney Harbour crossing
Sydney Metro is Australia’s biggest public transport project. This new standalone railway will deliver 31 metro stations and more than 66 kilometres of new metro rail, revolutionising the way Australia’s biggest city travels.
Sydney Metro City & Southwest extends the new metro network from the end of Sydney Metro Northwest at Chatswood, under Sydney Harbour, through the CBD, and west to Bankstown.
This session will explore:
· The history of tunnelling under the Sydney Harbour
· Geophysical and geotechnical investigations to facilitate early planning and design work
· Sydney Metro City & Southwest tunnelling alignment.