LDE provided geotechnical investigation and civil design for a proposed new visitors’ centre on a sloping site at Lake Waikaremoana. The site was challenging with variable ground conditions, compressible soils, slope instability risks, and a high potential for seismic liquefaction and lateral spread.
As well as the investigation and provision of engineering recommendations and designs, we also provided general recommendations to assist with the detailed design of the structure.
The civil work scope of the project comprised:
Client: Department of Conservation