SEE Civil

Project Name

Cardwell Foreshore Redevelopment


Infrastructure, Landscaping

About This Project

This project involved the complete restoration of the Cardwell Foreshore (4.9km of beach frontage) following severe damage caused by Cyclone Yasi.

Boyds Bay Landscaping successfully entered upon a joint venture with SEE Civil to secure the largest single works package let under the Federal and QLD Governments Natural Disaster Relief Fund.


‘Scope of Works’ included:



  • 4.3km strip of foreshore flora restoration (dunal & parklands)
  • Assisted restoration of sensitive mangrove habitat between Cardwell & Port Hinchinbrook
  • 2 x playgrounds, one complete with massive dugong play feature;
  • Concrete terraced grandstand
  • Basketball court
  • ‘Plaza style’ entry to the Cardwell Jetty
  • Amphitheatre & Stage
  • Several staircases leading down onto the beach, including one large centrepiece staircase
  • Structural retaining walls
  • 3.5m wide shared path running the entire 4.3km length of foreshore
  • Irrigation
  • Lighting
  • Picnic tables
  • Exercise stations
  • Viewing platforms
  • Custom built shelters
  • Renovated Parks



  • Produced and implemented the Construction Environmental Management Plan (CEMP)
  • Supplied the on-site environmental management team
  • Produced and implemented the Acid Sulfate Soil Management Plan that was reviewed by state and federal government representatives and involved the transport, treatment and neutralisation of 180000m3 of verified material
  • Produced the Rehabilitation Plan for the Acid Sulfate Soils treatment pit
  • Were the principal environmental representative for the entire project