Projects

  • Key Client: KiwiRail
    Location: Main North Line - Between Kaikoura and Blenheim
    Scope:

    Tunnel 21 was spatial surveyed and designed including new track alignment.

    Vitruvius surveyed the track alignment and inside of the tunnel using laser scanning technology to produce a 3d model for the track design.

    Using KiwiRail rolling stock data a full spatial assessment of the tunnel... Read More

  • Key Client: KiwiRail
    Location: Midland Line- between Staircase and Craigieburn.
    Scope:

    Bridge 28 on the Midland line is a 166m long bridge which has suffered from deterioration of various components through time. Replacement of the rail beams was necessary to reduce the risk of line closure due to failure.

    Vitruvius’ role was multi-disciplinary on this project. Vitruvius were appointed in the Project Management role as well as survey and track alignment design.

    The Bridge 28 structure has been designed with eight rail beam spans of which... Read More

  • Key Client: Port of Auckland
    Location: Tauranga
    Scope:

    Construction of new twin track rail sidings, including track crossing slabs, to a new freight hub in Mt Maunganui.

    Vitruvius provided end to end engineering services, including design, contract documentation & management, construction observations, survey, and site set-out.

    The physical works for the site were delivered by multiple parties to a very intensive programme, and Vitruvius were responsible for co-ordinating interfaces between the contracting parties to ensure the track construction... Read More

  • Key Client: NZTA / KiwiRail / Hawkins
    Location: Tauranga
    Scope:

    B2B is NZTA’s long-term transport solution for the road corridor, removing the effects of the rail movements on the traffic flow at the following level crossings, Owens Place, Bayfair shopping centre and adjacent to Bay Park Speedway.

    In addition to support work done for the NZTA, Vitruvius Survey Team have been engaged to set-out 3.2km of new East Coast Main Trunk Railway and Mt Manganui Branch line for construction between Bayfair shopping centre and Bay Park speedway.

    The set out... Read More

  • Key Client: KiwiRail
    Location: Kaimai, Waikato
    Scope:

    Project Management and Engineer to the Contract. Delivery of Professional Services and Managing the Principal Contractor.

    Vitruvius has provided Project Management to act on behalf of the KiwiRail though the development of the Asset Management Plan, procurement and physical works phases and delivery of the initial scope.

    The works has included a variety of short term repair and recovery activity at the same time as long term investigation and strategic development.  

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  • Key Client: Burgess
    Location: Junction Road, Te Puna, Tauranga
    Scope:

    Topographical survey for house design, setout of building design.

    Vitruvius was initially involved to undertake a topographical survey to enable our Clients architect to design the new house and for the geotechnical engineer to determine any building setbacks.

    This evolved into boundary a relocation survey, earthworks volumes calculations, and building set out.

  • Key Client: Gorringe
    Location: Thompsons Track & SH2, Katikati
    Scope:

    Obtain approval to vary an existing staged subdivision consent and obtain new titles for four lots.

     

    Vitruvius carried out the planning necessary to vary an existing subdivision consent then completed the Land Transfer Survey to enable the new titles to be issued.

     

     

     

     

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  • Key Client: Godsell
    Location: Minden Road, Minden, Tauranga
    Scope:

    Obtain resource consent approval to create nineteen new lifestyle lots as a staged development and carry out the work required to have new titles issued.

    Vitruvius has been involved with gaining resource consent approval the create nineteen new lots in the Minden Lifestyle Zone and carrying out the Land Transfer survey. The development included vesting a large area of native bush as reserve... Read More

  • Key Client: Warrick Arden Ltd
    Location: Osprey Drive, Welcome Bay, Tauranga
    Scope:

    Obtain resource consent approval to create eight new residential lots and carry out the work required to have new titles issued.

    Vitruvius was involved from the initial stages of gaining resource consent approval from Council and completing the Land Transfer Survey, to lodging the final plans with LINZ for issuing of the new titles.

    This involved completing the as built survey and liaising with the City Council as necessary.

  • Key Client: Hampton Farms
    Location: Taurikura Drive, The Lakes, Tauranga
    Scope:

    Obtain resource consent approval to create seven new industrial lots and carry out the work required to have new titles issued.

    Vitruvius was involved from the initial stages of gaining resource consent approval from Council and completing the Land Transfer Survey, to lodging the final plans with LINZ for issuing of the new titles. Vitruvius managed the whole process which included liaising with the City Council, client’s solicitor and local Iwi.

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  • Key Client: NZTA
    Location: Tauranga
    Scope:

    To investigate and construct a new road link from State Highway 2A, de-conflicting traffic priorities on State Highway 29 to the Port of Tauranga.

    Vitruvius has provided a Project Manager to act on behalf of the NZTA through the investigation and onto the Specimen Design Phase.

    The investigation has taken 2½ years to complete through which time political and public pressure has been intense.

    Vitruvius has provided a Project Manager to manage the delivery of the internal NZTA procedural material, through the Value Assurance... Read More

  • Tauranga Yard & Sidings
    Key Client: KiwiRail
    Location: Tauranga
    Scope:

    Upgrade of sidings and loop lines with Tauranga Sulphur Point Freight Yard.

    Vitruvius were engaged to provide a Project/Field Engineer to assist the Area Manager through the delivery of contracted track works.

    The Vitruvius Project Engineer undertook to determine the scope of work and supervise the contractor (Fulton Hogan JV Rail) whilst the works were completed.

    The role included monitoring of works, programme and quality compliance.  Final close... Read More

  • Key Client: KiwiRail
    Location: Nationwide
    Scope:

    KiwiRail committed to undertake rail grinding throughout New Zealand in 2011. The project required engagement of an Australian contractor to deliver the works on a service level agreement based arrangement.

    The on-going day to day management of this delivery was undertaken by Vitruvius’ Senior Project Manager.  The role included coordination of support staff and disciplines to maximise the Contractor’s production outputs.

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  • Key Client: KiwiRail
    Location: Otira, South Island
    Scope:

    Investigation and renewal of infrastructure through one of New Zealand’s longest rail tunnels (8.6 Km in length).

    Vitruvius has led the investigations and written the strategic plan for the delivery of the upgrade of the Otira Tunnel. The strategy consists of both short and long term objectives to manage and deliver a sustainable component of the network. This project is likely to go through the physical works stage in 2017 - 2022. Vitruvius is currently Project Managing the early upgrade phases as well... Read More