The Gilbert River bridge on the Burke Development Road in FNQ is in a
beautiful and remote area.
Scour protection around the piles was necessary.
Placing Kyowa rock bags at the erosion spots was the preferred solution.
Bring rock bags, filling frame and 50mm-175mm rock to location.
Fill the rock bags on site, use excavator/crane to lift and install the rock bags.
Limited need for equipment, speedy process, and great outcome.
Safety is always key so also keep an eye on the crocs near you.
As hardy locals themselves, the highly experienced team did not seem overly
bothered about the scaly creatures.
Great job and saving substantially on scour protection cost.
Want to see more photos of rock bags used to manage scour and erosion on Bridges?
See more photos on the Bridges page.