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RightingaRockyRoadwww.rocla.com.auCall13100410WhenamajorslipclosedtheSnowyMountainsHighwayatBrownMountaininearlyMarchNewSouthWalesx19RoadsMaritimeServicesteamturnedtoRoclatoprovideMassBlocproductstoshoreupthehighwayandmakeitsafetore-open.Thesliphadtakenoutmostox13thewidthox13theroadovera30metrelengthandcarrieddebrisseveralhundredmetresdownthemountainside.Reconstructingtheroadwasadix13fculttaskwithoutconsideringtheaddedpressureox13needingtore-openitasquicklyaspossible.Followingageotechnicalinspectionthedayax13tertheslipdesignoptionsx13ortherepairweredevelopedovertheweekend.Furtherreviewandrefnementox13thedesignallowedtherepairtobeoptimisedtoallowearliestpossibleopeningwithRoclaMassBlocchosenastheprex13erredearthstabilisationproducttopreventx13uturecollapseandprovidethenecessaryspeedox13construction.Aweeklaterwhentheslopehaddriedoutenoughtoallowconstructionworkrepairsbegan.Thecompletedworkincludedlowerlayersox13massrockoverwhichlayersox13smallerrockwrappedinareinx13orcingmeshwereplaced.Aconcretex13ootingwasthenpouredx13orathreemetrehighconcreteRoclaMassBlocretainingwall.Thisretainingstructureasawholesupportstheroadx13ormationandroadpavementlayers.Thankstothequickresponseox13theRoclateamwhoturnedproductaroundinrecordtimetheroadwasre-openedonthe5thox13Apriljustamonthax13teritsinitialclosure.