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Defence Project Profile: Singleton Barracks Project

Douglas Partners was engaged to undertake the geotechnical and environmental investigations for the construction of new, reconfigured and refurbished facilities (1 and 2 storey) at the Singleton School of Infantry, located at the Singleton Military Area (Lone Pine Barracks). The project included administration, accommodation, training and recreation buildings as well as pavements (vehicle & parade grounds).

Contributions to this project included:

  • Review of geological and topographic mapping of the area;

  • Field inspections and groundwater level monitoring;

  • Point load tests on rock to assess rippability and strength;

  • Soaked CBR tests;

  • Site classification in accordance with the Residential Slabs and Footings Code;

  • Laboratory testing and engineering analysis.


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