M5 East Motorway

Maintenance Update – DECEMBER 2015

The M5 East Motorway was closed for scheduled, essential night time maintenance work from the 13th – 16th December. During this closure period, Ventia, on behalf NSW Roads & Maritime Services (RMS) completed all planned, preventative and corrective works as part of the extensive Motorway maintenance program. The activities carried out during the December closure period included:

  • Inspection of bridge expansion joints
  • Cleaning out of spoon drains and trash racks
  • Landscaping, including mowing, tree trimming and weed spraying
  • Emergency walkway inspections
  • Inspect tunnel over-height barriers
  • Tunnel lighting inspection/repairs/maintenance
  • Tunnel wall panel cleaning
  • Noise wall condition monitoring
  • CCTV repairs and cleaning
  • Fire deluge system wet test

Project work conducted during the period included:

  • Completion of Pump Pit 1 refurbishment works (refer photos)
Reinforcement completed for concrete pour

Reinforcement completed for concrete pour

Concrete pour in action

Concrete pour in action

Completed pour

Completed pour



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