In they go ...

PHOTO: GERARD O’BRIEN
PHOTO: GERARD O’BRIEN
Nearly two dozen of the 428 piles required for the new Dunedin Hospital have sprouted across the central city site.

Some piles are likely to have to be drilled as deep as 20m, and engineers expect boulders could cause obstructions in some areas.

Five different layers of ground materials have been identified, including clay, silt, gravel and, at the bottom, volcanic rock. 

 

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