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McGraths Hill

Ph: (02) 4587 5111

25 Groves Avenue, McGraths Hill,
NSW 2756

Paul DeBritt

GM Industries - Eastern (NSW)

Fulton Hogan

McGraths Hill road maintenance

Fulton Hogan creates, connects and cares for communities; building the roads, ports, airports, infrastructure and property which brings people together. We build communities literally from the ground up, starting with our own network of quarries, complemented by our asphalt, emulsion and pre-cast plants. For suburbs like McGraths Hill, road maintenance from Fulton Hogan can deliver programmed maintenance, emergency repairs, and incident response. Fulton Hogan has had many years of building and maintaining roads in rural areas and cities, highways, access roads, and suburban streets, and maintenance services are tailored to meet the needs of the customer and community, while managing costs.

The Sydney suburb of McGraths Hill and nearby areas is a wonderful mix of different land use: rural and suburban, agricultural and industrial—even a water treatment plant. Rivers flow on by, and the Blue Mountains are a short drive away. How does this affect road maintenance for this area? With less population density, how does your budget cover your road network? How do you do everything needed, like vegetation control, how do you balance agriculture and businesses, waterway and waste-water management, and the expectations of families living in the area?

Fulton Hogan knows the answer is good management and planning. By using expertise to design the right maintenance program in the first place, Fulton Hogan tailors maintenance to customer needs, with agreed benefits and cost levels. Backed by Fulton Hogan’s road building experience, teams have the skills and equipment to inspect, assess, and maintain roads and associated assets. When your road maintenance company regards complex road construction projects as all in a day’s work, this has flow on benefits such as good documentation, project management, and traffic control practices.

Specialised road maintenance for McGraths Hill

Road maintenance offerings for areas like McGraths Hill don’t stop at just agreeing on service levels. Fulton Hogan works with different land users to provide maintenance services exactly where needed. Contracts for suburban areas can include roads, drains, footpaths, signs, and street furniture. Vegetation and litter control, and rural road fence-to-fence maintenance are options, and waterway and drainage maintenance are also provided: Fulton Hogan control vegetation, maintain drains, and carry out minor capital works for Melbourne Water. Of course, Fulton Hogan’s road maintenance teams are also available for single-incidence road repair or emergency repairs and traffic control: with experience assisting communities during disasters such as floods and earthquakes, Fulton Hogan will always be capable of doing what’s needed.

Emlusion binders

Fulton Hogan are industry leaders in the production of emulsions tailored to create surfaces for different conditions and the team at McGraths Hill have the expertise to produce binders at their emulsion manufacturing plant. It produces both cationic and anionic emulsions that create high quality heavy grade emulsions through to polymer modified binders for sealing minor roads. The use of emulsion binders allow surfaces to be weather-resistant immediately as they are applied, as opposed to standard bitumen which is vulnerable to wash-out if rainfall occurs soon after laying, and they also reduce hydrocarbon pollution of the atmosphere and waterways.

Key Projects

Defence Force facilities

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Client: Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF)

Completion date: Ongoing

Capability: Airports, Defence

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Hunter Expressway

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Client: Roads and Maritime Services, NSW

Value: AU$40.5m

Completion date: November 2013

Capability: Roads and bridges, Surfacing

Project type: Build only

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Princes Highway upgrade

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Client: Roads and Maritime Services NSW (RMS)

Value: AU$329m

Completion date: Ongoing (2012-2015)

Capability: Roads and bridges

Project type: Design and build

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