This group on the Whyalla jetty at the final defects inspection 25 June 2021 holding awards that this Jetty has already won. Pictured above (from left to right)
- Kristen Clark (City of Whyalla) – client
- Terry Magryn (Magryn) -designer
- Adam Bolton (Maritime Constructions) – builder
- Rick Gayler – Superintendents Representative
This year the City of Whyalla took out the IPWEA SA’s prestigious Best Public Works Project over $5.0m The Whyalla Jetty opened Sept 2020 and already had 80,000 people visit since then.
- Width = 4.5m.
- Length = 165m.
- Loop circumference = 150m.
- Total length including loop = 315m.
- Supported by 102 pylons driven into the seabed.
- Made of industrial-strength pre-cast concrete slabs suitable for marine environments.
- Steel mesh sides act as a windbreak.
- Brushed steel balustrade along entire length.
- Bespoke lighting installed inside the top handrail. Each 500mm of handrail has a 50mm LED pod around the entire length of the interior and exterior balustrade.
- 45m access ramp, built to Australian standards.
- Open sections allow for children and people in wheelchairs to have an unobstructed view.
- Six locations around the exterior of the jetty have sliding sleeves on the top handrail sections for children or the disabled to fish from.
- Made possible by State Government funding and structural steel donated by the local GFG Alliance Whyalla Steelworks