Acacia Bay retaining walls
Work was completed in March 2021 on five new retaining walls on Wily Terrace and Acacia Bay Road to stabilise the roadway, footpaths and adjacent slopes. The project was carried out to provide a long-term solution to slips in the area.
|Location:||Acacia Bay Road and Wily Terrace|
Acacia Bay, Taupō
|Start date:||March 2020|
|Completion date:||March 2021|
|Project budget:||$1 million|
MARCH 31, 2021
With the installation of the last footpath handrail the work on five new retaining walls on Wily Terrace and Acacia Bay Road is now complete.
The walls were constructed to ensure a long-term solution to slips in the area and stabilise the roadways, footpaths and adjacent slopes, as well as to make the roadway safer for pedestrians.
There were a few interruptions to this project caused by COVID-19 restrictions, so thanks to everyone for your patience!
JUNE 5, 2020
Following the interruption caused by Alert Levels 3 and 4, the project resumed in May 2020 and one large retaining wall has now been completed.
MARCH 19, 2020
Work will get underway this month on five new retaining walls on Wily Terrace and Acacia Bay Road.
Camex Civil engineering has been contracted to undertake the work which will stabilise the roadways, footpaths and the adjacent slopes, and infrastructure manager Denis Lewis says this will provide a long-term solution to slips that have occurred in the area.