Roy Hill Internal Port Road and Drainage, Pilbara Region, Western Australia



Roy Hill Internal Port Road and Drainage, Pilbara Region, Western Australia
  • Client: Decmil
  • Contract: value $2.5m

Project description

Roy Hill, Australia’s biggest mining construction project, includes a mine, a 344-kilometre railway to Port Hedland, and port facilities to export the iron ore at Port Hedland Harbour.

Monford completed the construction of an internal port road and drainage system. The road formed a key part of the support infrastructure within the Roy Hill mine and created safe access to and from the port area. The drainage works will ensure the road is not adversely affected by inclement weather conditions which could impact roader users.

Scope of work

  • 8,500m2 of internal road network – of 200mm layer of sub-base, 200mm layer of base course, 200mm layer of cement stabilised base course and 14mm and 7mm two-coat chip seal
  • Install 600m of 1.8m concrete footpath
  • Install 600m2 of rock pitching
  • Install 120m of stone pitched open drains
  • Install 140m of 600mm reinforced concrete pipe stormwater drainage
  • Asphalting to road – 8,800m2
  • Install line marking and signage
  • Construct concrete hardstand to bus drop layby
  • Install mountable and semi-mountable kerb