Burrinjuck Dam Hydro-Electric Upgrading Project 2000

Scope of Work

The removal of two 38T transformers

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Installation of old transformer in 1939 (by others)

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Removal of old transformers in 1999


The transport and placing of one 42.5T transformer from Rocklea Qld to the switchyard at Burrinjuck Dam

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Ramp on install of new transformer, 2000

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Service road on approach to switchyard, 2000

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Skating new transformer out of beams in switchyard, 2000 


Transport of all generator and turbine equipment from Wollongong wharves to Burrinjuck Dam wall

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Turbine Housing, 1999

Transport required the use of a temporary bridge to span the existing wooden bridges for loads heavier than 44 Tonnes. This was achieved by using the 917 series tank transporter with special self loading and unloading legs. The bridge has a 14.5m span inside to inside and 3.6m wide opening

The operating photos for the bridge are shown below

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Shown below is the largest and heaviest item to be transported to the dam wall

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The stator housing/winding measuring 6.0m x 5.4m x 3.2m and 39.8T

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