oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - The new West Campus of Wits University : unusual problems but excellent progress

Volume 27, Issue 8
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



Only one year after taking possession of the Milner Park showgrounds, three major faculties of the University of the Witwatersrand and 4500 students will have moved to the university's new West Campus across the M1 motorway. This is quite a tour de force for the planning departments of Wits, the four professional teams, the five contractors and the project management company. Particularly when seen in the light of the size of the project, the difficulties of renovation on this scale,the co-ordination of the eight contracts and the problems of working on a site for which no or inaccurate plans exist for services and existing buildings.

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