PROJECT CONSTRUCTION PLANNING

Topics: Project management, Critical path method, Project planning Pages: 2 (704 words) Published: November 4, 2014

PROJECT CONSTRUCTION PLANNING: CONSTRUCTION OF A CONCRETE BRIDGE

Contents
TOC \o "1-3" \h \z \u Overview PAGEREF _Toc364683901 \h 3Details PAGEREF _Toc364683902 \h 3Critical path analysis PAGEREF _Toc364683903 \h 5Planning assumptions PAGEREF _Toc364683904 \h 5Analysis PAGEREF _Toc364683905 \h 5Diagram analysis PAGEREF _Toc364683906 \h 5

Overview
The aim of this task is to provide project management services for the construction of a concrete bridge for a motorway project. A list of activities, an elevation and section of the proposed bridge has been provided which must be used for the project plan. A critical path analysis will be undertaken to produce a network diagram showing the earliest and late times and a total float for each activity. This will help to provide the following criteria: Critical activities

Completion time of project
A second analysis will be undertaken to determine how the project duration can be reduced in order that recommendation can be made to the contractor. DetailsThe following figure gives general details regarding the proposed scheme and the table 1 show the list of activities.

Table1-List of activities and required resources
Activity Duration
Site strip – complete bridge
Pier A
Excavate pier
Blinding to pier
Fix reinforcement & formwork to kicker
Concrete pier foundation
Reinforcement to abutment
Fix formwork
Concrete abutment
Strip Formwork
Deck slab (piers A to B)
Fix precast concrete beams
Fix formwork to deck
Fabricate and fix reinforcement
Concrete deck
Strip formwork to deck
Curing period prior to striking formwork 4 days
3 days
1 day
3 days **
1 day
4 days
5 days
1 day
2 days
**repeat activities on deck between piers B and C
1 day
5 days **
3 days
1 day
2 days
7 days
** repeat activities on deck between piers B and C
The following resources of temporary works and plant are to be allocated for the bridge construction. One hydraulic excavator
One pier shutter
One...
Continue Reading

Please join StudyMode to read the full document

You May Also Find These Documents Helpful

  • Essay on Project Planning
  • Essay on Project scheduling at Balnque construction
  • Project Planning-Human Capital Essay
  • Project Planning Process Essay
  • Essay about Project Planning, Execution, and Closure
  • PROJECT CHARTER, SCOPE MANAGEMENT, PROJECT PLANNING Essay
  • Presenting the Project Essay
  • Essay about INF 410 Project Management

Become a StudyMode Member

Sign Up - It's Free