Motorway depot environmental and planning review

Undertook a review for Transurban to assess environmental risks, ISO14001 compliance, and plan for the future of Illaweena Street depot

Project

The Illaweena Street Depot is a 1.15 ha site that supports Operation and Maintenance (O&M) of the Logan and Gateway Extension Motorway. Transurban operates under an ISO14001 certified environmental management system and needed an independent review of the site’s environmental and land use situation. This was needed due to changes in ownership, personnel, O&M contractor, and the upcoming Logan Enhancement Project.

Solution

Scott Losee inspected the site with Transurban and Transfield (O&M) personnel, preparing an initial memorandum of observations and corresponding photos. He then searched the site history through Transurban files, reviewed legislative and planning requirements, and prepared a comprehensive report with actionable recommendations. Where items warranted short-term attention, Scott liaised with Transurban environmental managers to identify improvements.

Using the consolidated account of the site history that the report provided, Transurban was able to prioritise upgrades, liaise more effectively with its contractor, and plan for the future of the depot.

Client

Services

Environmental auditing

Location

Brisbane, Queensland

Dates

2015

Asset type

Road

Industry

Transport

Certifications

ISO14001

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