Jetty repair works scheduled for Lucinda
The Little Lucinda Jetty sits next to the sugar terminal at Lucinda Port and is a popular site for fishing and recreational activities.
The maintenance project comes after AECOM last year conducted an Inshore Wharf Structural Inspection at Lucinda and produced a
report finding the steel piles of the wharf stem should be repaired as soon as practical.
The scope of works will include repairing steel piles of the 68 wharf stems, steel patching plates to reinforce the stems and corrosion protection of the steel piles.
Little Lucinda Jetty has been subject to load restrictions since 1999 due to deterioration of the structure.
The Lucinda Bulk Sugar Terminal uses an adjacent 5.6km jetty to transport raw sugar via conveyor to an off-shore berth and shiploader.
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