Broadwater Parklands - Dredging and Reclamation works complete

Posted on 22/03/16

Broadwater Parklands Stage 3 was officially opened to the public in February 2016. Stage 3 continues the master plan vision for Broadwater Parklands, with the addition of 3.5 hectares of land to the north of the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre at Southport.

Stage 3 adds facilities for schools, the Southport Amateur Fishing Club, visitors and tourists including:

GCTV - Broadwater Parklands Stage 3 Opening

Neumann Contractors were engaged by the Gold Coast City Council to complete the dredging and reclamation works for the Broadwater Parklands Stage 3.

The dredging works involved the maintenance dredging of approximately 100,000m3 from the Labrador Channel, Ray Newlyn Channel, Howards Access Channel, Loders Creek and basin area.  The dredging operation involved the use of the cutter suction dredges, Nu-Compact and Nu-Enterprise.

The reclamation works involves the placement of approximately 100,000m3 of sand to reclaim almost 3ha of land to be used in the Broadwater Parklands Stage 3 area.

Nu Compact - 300mm Cutter Suction Dredge
The Nu-Compact, a 300mm Cutter Suction Dredge
Nu Enterprise - 250mm Cutter Suction Dredge
The Nu-Enterprise, a 250mm Cutter Suction Dredge