ACACIA Prison

20,000 L/M Expansion and Silicon Joint Sealing

Doric Construction Group

1 aerial view acacia prison

Description

Acacia Prison is a medium security prison located in Wooroloo, approximately 54 kms from Perth, and owned by the Department of Corrective Services but managed by an external service provider.
In 2014, Doric Construction Group, acting on behalf of the Department of Corrective Services, engaged BUSS to complete joint sealant works and concrete repairs to various areas of the 5 newly constructed housing blocks, inclusive of 396 cells. Application of un pickable joint sealant to 396 prison cells. The nature of the high security facility required exceptional standard of work along with stringent safety and operational conditions.
The majority of the work conducted comprised of linear joint sealing, with various expansion joints and concrete repair measures. The application of expansion joint sealing covered the new construction of 5 new housing blocks, inclusive of 396 cells.
The application process comprised of approximately 20,000 linear metres. Each cell was catered to specific requirements ensuring the sealing was unable to be modified, picked at or altered in anyway.

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Figure 2: Pre Seal
3 finished seal
Figure 3: Finished Seal

PROJECT INFO

PROJECT MANAGER:

Marc Cugini

PRODUCT USED:

Bostik Simson

HIGHLIGHTS:
  • High security site required extensive police and security clearances
  • Sealing included 396 cells across 5 new housing blocks.
  • Total application of 20,000 metres over 8 months.

LOCATION

Great Eastern Highway, Wooroloo, WA

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