Nearly 20 years ago the then Mayor of Townsville announced a vision for Magnetic Island after consultation with the residents to build a series of walkways to be constructed linking the popular bays of this beautiful Island. The walkway between Nelly Bay and Arcadia presented many challenges because of the enormous granite boulders that form magnetic Island.

PCA was consulted early in the design process to assist with the development of a design that could achieve the projects goals. With the award of the project to Hutchison Builders PCA worked closely with Arup and Hutchison Builders to install micropiles through the loose boulders and socket into the bedrock beneath them.

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