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Gold Coast Airport – Ground Transport Infrastructure (GTI)

Project Description –

The ground transport infrastructure (GTI) project at the Gold Coast Airport involves the diversion and filling of existing stormwater features to accommodate future construction. When complete, the GTI project will allow for roads, taxi ranks and bus parking areas to be constructed at the airport.

As principal contractor, SEE Civil is responsible for the overall Environmental, Traffic and Health and Safety Management requirements of the site.

Scope of works –

  • Staged installation of sheet piles to create a coffer dam to enable filling activities
  • Staged dewatering of Coolangatta Creek to enable filling and new stormwater installation
  • Onsite treatment of acid sulfate soils, including the construction of an onsite treatment area
  • Placement of approximately 25,000m3 of onsite spoil (from previous airport projects)
  • Demolition of diverted stormwater infrastructure
  • Installation of 1220mm and 1800mm diameter stormwater pipes in ground charged water
  • Construction of new stormwater management network including pipes, pits, culvert headwalls and open channels
  • Installation of Gross Pollutant Trap in water charged ground
  • Construction of tempoaray access road including subgrade treatment, sub-basecourse, basecourse and asphalt layers
  • Management of complex environmental considerations across all stages of construction


Quick Facts

  • Location - Gold Coast Airport, Bilinga QLD
  • Start Date - November 2017
  • Completion Date - Ongoing
  • Value - $3M
  • Client - Gold Coast Airport Pty Ltd
  • Consultant - Boyds Bay Environmental