FIBRE CABLE INSTALLATION - ARTHUR'S PASS
Location: Arthur's Pass
Service: Civil UFB2+
Date started: February 2022
Scope of work
Ventia needed to install 5km of new fibre cable in Arthur’s Pass, one of the coldest places in Canterbury during the winter season (sub-zero temperatures).
Marais Laying NZ proposed using its experienced team with the help of our specialised machine Sidecut, 2.7 excavator, rock breakers and Class 1 Trucks to trench and install the new cables.
Marais has designed and provided its own traffic management for the duration of the project.
Marais Laying NZ has been installing 100m of new trench and 300m of hauling daily.
Trench: 100 meters in carriageway, install 1*100mmp
Hauling: 700 metres in carriageway without stopping traffic on SH73
Asphalt reinstatement: 150m2
Work on the main state highway connecting Canterbury and the West Coast.
Key equipment used
Class 1 trucks
Heavy floor saw