The Caulfield to Dandenong (CTD) Level Crossing Removal Project removed nine of the most dangerous and congested level crossings on Melbourne’s busiest rail line. The project was awarded to the Caulfield to Dandenong Alliance in 2016, which consists of Lendlease, CPB Contractors, Aurecon, WSP, Parsons Brinckerhoff, Metro Trains Melbourne (MTM) and the Level Crossing Removal Project (LXRP).
Major elements of the project, which was completed in 2019 are the removal of nine level crossings via three sections of elevated rail, five new elevated stations, upgraded rail infrastructure to support bigger, high capacity trains, and a 22ha linear park with activity nodes created beneath the elevated structures.
John Holland was appointed to design and construct the Clarence Correctional Centre in March 2017. Located 12 kilometres southeast of Grafton, the 195-hectare site consists of 65 buildings. The complex features state of the art security and surveillance, and advanced rehabilitation services. The Centre is delivered as a public private partnership, with ownership retained by the NSW government.
In an Australian-first for a major civil construction project, Gateway South successfully used self-propelled modular transporters (SPMTs) to transport and install there fully constructed bridges at two of South Australia’s busiest intersections, achieving significant safety and community benefits. This is nominated as a separable component to main scope of works.
With seven new galleries, a 1,000 square metre special exhibitions gallery, and dynamic and activated public spaces, the New Museum for WA is set to become a landmark building for the state of Western Australia. A redevelopment of the existing WA Museum, the project included the design and construction of a new building that integrates with the existing heritage buildings, heritage restoration works to the Old Gaol, Jubilee, Beaufort and Hackett Hall buildings, a Central Energy Plant (CEP) servicing the Perth Cultural Centre, expected to reduce energy use and CO2 emissions by around 30% in the year after the New Museum is operational.
The Newcastle Light Rail is a 2.7km transport infrastructure project which includes installation of track, upgrades and replacement of utilities (drainage, sewer), landscaping and green space creation, and road and footpath upgrades. It is a key component of the Revitalising Newcastle campaign which aims to reinvigorate the city centre of Newcastle.
Sydney Metro Northwest is Australia’s first fully automated railway.
The Northwest Rapid Transit (NRT) consortium successfully delivered the Operations, Trains and Systems (OTS) contract, the largest of the three major delivery contracts for the project.
The contract included constructing eight new railway stations and 4,000 commuter car parking spaces, constructing and operating the Sydney Metro Trains Facility for the stabling and maintenance of 22 metro trains, constructing two new services facilities, installing 23 kilometres of new track and rail systems, installing a new power supply for the metro operations between Willoughby and Chatswood, converting the existing 13 kilometres of railway and upgrading five stations between Epping and Chatswood to metro status and a 15-year operations and maintenance lease.
The 2020 Australian Construction Achievement Award Call for Entries are now closed.
The 2021 Australian Construction Achievement Award Call for Entries will open in August 2020.
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