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Arthurs Pass Bus Terminal siteworks


Bus Terminal and Public toilets complex, SH 76 Arthurs Pass

Client: Selwyn District Council

Principal Stakeholder: Selwyn District Council

Duration: –

Project Engineer: GHD Consulting

Project Supervisor (Coastal Constructors): Geoff Powell


Arthurs Pass is located in the picturesque South Island alpine region and situated on State Highway 73, it is the most frequently used access route between Canterbury and the West Coast.

Bus terminal and public toilets complex, SH 76 Arthurs PassArthurs pass is a high rainfall forested environment and is also situated at an altitude of approximately 800 m above sea level, so the high levels of precipitation include snow.

Bus terminal and public toilets complex, SH 76 Arthurs Pass

The pre-existing toilets at Arthurs Pass were across the highway from the railway station and bus stop and required upgrading. Selwyn District Council let the design contract to GHD consulting who provided all of the design and supporting engineering specifications for the project.


Bus terminal and public toilets complex, SH 76 Arthurs PassTruline Civil precursor, Coastal Constructors, won the contract on a competitive tender. This was for the entire complex including the building, all the drainage, sewage reticulation and waste water treatment. The works included:

  • gabian baskets, pre-stressed concrete panels, all finished building componentry,
  • landscaping, Kea protection, security fencing,
  • Yardwork, excavation, site works,
  • stormwater, drainage,
  • roading egress and access tying the complex into the existing State Highway 73,
  • lighting and yard Asphalt.

Coastal Constructors completed the works to budget and on time to a high standard and no ongoing maintenance problems have been encountered at the complex, despite the harsh environment in which the facility is located.


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TruLine Civil is determined to incrementally improve the service we deliver our clients, and the quality and range of civil engineering services that we offer to owners and stakeholders who expect excellence.

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Interested in our services? You can contact us +64 (21) 228-5090 and ask for Geoff Powell or e-mail me at 

Christchurch Address 

Greywacke Road extension,
New Zealand 

Credits: Photos and case study documentation by Shaun G. Waugh


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Arthurs Pass Bus Terminal siteworks

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