Houghton Highway project

Houghton Highway project

REBAR bridges the construction gap for Houghton Highway project

When Brisbane-based prestressed precast concrete company Con-Tec secured the contract to supply reinforced concrete girders for the new Houghton Highway Bridge, Infrabuild Construction Solutions' (formerly LIBERTY OneSteel Reinforcing) provided solutions to help reduce labour and meet project demands.

Funded by the Queensland Government, the 2.7km, $315 million bridge duplication features three traffic lanes, a shared pedestrian/cycle path and a dedicated fishing platform. 

Eric Capelli, Manager of Con-Tec Precast, said: “In our 25 year history this is the single largest supply contract ever undertaken by Con-Tec. We have not had a project of this magnitude, longevity or quality demands.

Article published on Thursday, 01 January 2015

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