Toowong Bus Depot

Toowong Bus Depot

Watkins Steel was contracted by Premis Solutions to design, construct, and install 6.2 tonnes of steelwork for a maintenance platform at the Toowong Bus Depot. The job required a mezzanine platform with handrails to be installed, enabling fleet maintenance to be performed by Council workers.

Challenges

  • Designing and installing a tight-fitting maintenance platform meant there was no margin for error.
  • Added complication of having to factor the bus into the drafting plans.

 

Solutions

  • Faro Focus 3D X 130 Laser Scanner
  • Telka Structures 3D Modeling Software
  • 3D point cloud model to check for clashes
  • Voortman V808 Coping Machine
  • Trimble RTS773 Total Station for site layout

 

“I was on-site when Watkins scanned the depot for site measurements—it was very fast. It lead to a great outcome with no site problems.”

Todd Neville, Estimator, Premis Solutions

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Project Description

Client: Premis Solutions Pty Ltd
Location: Brisbane City Council, Toowong Bus Depot
Year Completed: June 2015