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Port of Auckland terminal pavement

Construction of Stage 1 & 2

Ports of Auckland Ltd (POAL) are the first New Zealand port and only the third straddle carrier terminal in the world to automate its fleet of container handlers.

Ports of Auckland Ltd (POAL) contracted Higgins as the head contractor on Stage 1 and Stage 2 of the new terminal pavement adjacent to the Ferguson FN Wharf. In stage one the scope of the works included cut mudcrete to subgrade, construction of 300mm of lean mix concrete with 175mm of asphalt in two layers covering a 16,000m2 area. The team are also constructed 240 lineal metres of ACO slot drains and stormwater chambers. The project was supported by specialist subcontractors Brian Perry Civil to deliver the structural concrete, concrete pavement and utilities scope.