M5 East Motorway

Maintenance Update – JULY 2016

The M5 East Motorway was closed for scheduled, essential night time maintenance work from the 17th – 20th July. 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 July closure period included:

  • Inspection and maintenance of carriageway and tunnel signage
  • Inspection and maintenance of overheight barriers
  • Inspection and maintenance of vehicle crossover bollards
  • Inspection and maintenance of energy absorbing barriers
  • Inspection and maintenance of emergency walkways
  • Inspection and maintenance of rigid pavement
  • Inspect and maintain jet fans
  • Deluge wet and dry tests
  • Inspection and cleaning of tunnel drainage pit grates, pit covers and spoon drains
  • Landscaping, including tree trimming and litter collection
  • Tunnel lighting inspection/repairs/maintenance
  • Tunnel wall panel and trash rack cleaning
  • Crash barrier repairs
  • CCTV repairs and cleaning

Project work conducted during the period included:

  • Inspection and maintenance of in-tunnel airconditioning units
  • Installation of jet fan JFN104, eastbound
  • Inspection of pump pits

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