M5 East Motorway

Maintenance Update – MAY 2016

The M5 East Motorway was closed for scheduled, essential night time maintenance work from the 9th – 12th April. 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 May closure period included:

  • Carry out bridge asset assessment
  • Inspection and maintenance of exhaust stack structure
  • Inspection and maintenance of carriageway and tunnel signage
  • Inspection and maintenance of overheight barriers
  • Inspection and maintenance of emergency walkways
  • Inspection and maintenance of vehicle crossover bollards
  • Inspection and maintenance of energy absorbing barriers
  • Inspection and cleaning of tunnel pit covers and spoon drains
  • Servicing of Pump Pit 2 pumps
  • Electrical substation cleaning
  • Landscaping, including batter grass cutting, tree trimming and litter collection
  • Tunnel lighting inspection/repairs/maintenance
  • Tunnel wall panel and trash rack cleaning
  • Heavy Vehicle Inspection Bay cleaning
  • CCTV repairs and cleaning
  • Communication system fault repairs

Project work conducted during the period included:

  • Tunnel jet fan refurbishment works
  • Works for Supply Fan Refurbishment Program at Duff St
  • Pump Pit 1 formwork removal
  • Air speed sensor testing

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