Cydna Substation

May 26, 2016 Stuart

Project status/Year completed:

Phase 1: 2010
Phase 2: 2014
Phase 3: 2016


Location: 75 4th Street, Johannesburg, South Africa


Project Area: ±3.2ha


Project Type: Power Substation Upgrade


Job Description/Scope of Work:

Phase 1: Preliminary Geotechnical Investigation
Phase 2: Platform Design and Monitoring
Phase 3: Drainage Network and Retaining Wall Design


No. of Test Positions:

Phase 1: 11 test pits by TLB
Phase 2: A number of site visits comprising platform inspections to assess earthworks
Phase 3: A series of surveying points to assess the levels for sufficient drainage and design information


Soil Tests Performed: Grading and Atterburg Limits, Natural Moisture Content, One-dimensional Consolidometer, CBR