M5 East Motorway

Maintenance Update – FEBRUARY 2016

The M5 East Motorway was closed for scheduled, essential night time maintenance work from the 14th – 17th February. 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 February closure period included:

  • Inspection and maintenance of tunnel wall panels
  • Inspection and maintenance of line-marking and pavement symbols
  • Inspection and maintenance of cross-passages
  • Inspection and cleaning of tunnel pit covers and spoon drains
  • Trash rack replacements
  • Landscaping, including batter grass cutting, tree trimming and litter collection
  • Bridge defect inspection
  • Deluge system repairs
  • Air-conditioning inspections and maintenance (cross-passages and tunnel)
  • Anti-slide block debris cleaning at Kingsgrove (westbound and eastbound)
  • Tunnel wall panel replacements
  • Tunnel lighting inspection/repairs/maintenance
  • Tunnel wall panel cleaning
  • CCTV repairs and cleaning

Project work conducted during the period included:

  • Tunnel fan refurbishment works
  • Enabling works for Supply Fan Refurbishment Program at Duff St
Tunnel fan rigging

Tunnel fan rigging

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