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Powerlink Queensland


$5 million


Ipswich, Queensland

Contract Period:

February 2013 – June 2013

Blackstone 275kV Substation Earthworks

The construction of the Blackstone Substation replaced the existing Swanbank A and B Substations near Ipswich.

York Civil undertook all earthworks construction for the 275kV Substation. This included the design, manufacture and installation of a 10m high reinforced earth retaining wall, drainage works including culverts and stormwater pipes, and gabion walls.