Dubbo Regional Livestock Market Truck Wash

Summary: These installation of a new and improved truck wash at the live stock markets will increase the sites efficiency by decreasing waiting times allowing for more efficient movement of vehicles through the wash and back to work.

The project will include:

  • An additional wash bay

  • New pumps allowing a better and more constant supply of water pressure, allowing fast wash out

  • More slope to allow trucks to drain quicker allowing more complete and faster washout of trucks

  • Longer facility so operators are not working in the drainage area of truck wash

  • More efficient and effective lighting

  • Power post to be replaced with underground electricity on entry and exit to truck wash, enhancing safety

  • Screens between wash bays

  • Toilet and shower facility for personal hygiene

  • Screw press to reduce waste for better environmental outcomes

  • Replace failing pipework and cracking concrete

  • Cameras will be an added deterrent to unsafe behaviour and increase personal safety

  • A second on-site truck wash to include new drain and safety rail

Budget: $1.2m

Location: Dubbo Regional Livestock Market, Boothenba Road, Dubbo.

Status: Design

Funding: NSW Government

Timeline: 31 October 2019

Contractor: TBA

Plans:

Plans2

Updates:

  • Detailed design and documentation progressing.

  • Concept designs are on display at the Livestock Markets with feedback requested from Truck Wash users.

Last Edited: 17 Jan 2019

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