By SOUTHERN PROGRAM ALLIANCE — ACCIONA, COLEMAN RAIL, WSP METRO TRAINS MELBOURNE (MTM) AND THE LEVEL CROSSING REMOVAL PROJECT (LXRP)
The Southern Program Alliance (SPA)’s Additional Works Package 1 removed three dangerous and congested level crossings on the Frankston Line in Melbourne’s south-east for the state government’s Level Crossing Removal Project, reducing emissions and commute times. SPA also built two new state-of-the-art stations in Cheltenham and Mentone, preserved heritage buildings and trees, and created public spaces to revitalise nearby communities.
By McConnell Dowell, Decmil Group and Major Road Projects Victoria.
The Mordialloc Freeway Project included the construction of nine kilometres of road, eight kilometres of shared walking and cycling paths and six new bridges, including four with new freeway entry and exit ramps.
By Multiplex Constructions Pty Ltd
In delivering QQT, Multiplex managed major redevelopment works, including partial demolition and reuse of the existing 50 Bridge Street building. The final design retained 68% of the original tower structure providing a net gain in floor space, substantial cost savings, significant reduction in the carbon footprint of the building and tangible safety in design outcomes.
By R2P ALLIANCE — DEPARTMENT FOR INFRASTRUCTURE AND TRANSPORT, MCCONNELL DOWELL, ARUP AND MOTT MACDONALD
The R2P Project involved the construction of a 1.8km motorway section on one of South Australia’s most important transport corridors. Construction included a 6-lane overpass, two arterial surface roads, grade separated pedestrian and cyclist overpass, heavy vehicle bypass road, landscaping and complex traffic management.
Delivered to the highest quality, $28m under TOC and 4 months ahead of schedule, the result is an integrated engineered solution that stitches the North-South Corridor into the adjacent communities within which it sits.
By John Holland, CPB Contractors and Ghella Joint Venture
15.5-kilometre fully lined tunnels between Chatswood and Sydenham, 57 cross-passages, rail corridor widening, two permanent portals/ dive structures, six new underground stations (mined/lined and open box), including tanked Barangaroo station box structure; rail corridor widening; one shaft; temporary TBM retrieval shaft; 230-metre crossover cavern; design/ manufacture of 99,000 pre-cast tunnel-lining segments and drainage/earthworks for new train maintenance and stabling facility.
By PACIFIC COMPLETE — LAING O’ROURKE & WSP
Pacific Complete, a Joint Venture between Laing O’Rourke & WSP was appointed as Delivery Partner to TfNSW to manage the 129-kilometre section of the Pacific Highway between Glenugie and Ballina. The upgrade to four lanes of divided carriageway included earthworks, piling, bridge and structures, pavements, material supply and finishing works. Our construction, design and programme management specialists focussed on community and construction, procuring and managing over 170 contract packages. The Delivery Partner enabled the unprecedented scale and pace required for W2B complemented by a high performing and collaborative team culture integrated with TfNSW. Pacific Complete utilised TfNSW experience of previous Pacific Highway upgrades enhanced by private sector expertise to innovate solutions and realise long-needed safety outcomes to generate high quality public value. This significant piece of infrastructure leaves a positive legacy for local communities and stakeholders. W2B will improve safety, reduce travel times and boost greater economic growth. The Delivery Partner is #DrivenToSaveLives.
The tallest residential development in the Southern Hemisphere, Australia 108 rises over 100-levels, featuring luxury residential apartments and a distinctive common
floor facility known as the Starburst.
The development includes multiple pools, gymnasiums, theatres, private dining rooms, lounge areas, Sky Garden, BBQ area, wellness zones and a golf simulator.
The Bruce Highway Upgrade – Caloundra Road to Sunshine Motorway involves upgrading this nationally-significant highway to six lanes and transforming two major interchanges.
Located on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast, its unique scale, complexity and scope produced a diamond in the rough—pioneering the design and construction of Australia’s first Diverging Diamond Interchange.
The project involved upgrading an eight-kilometre stretch of the Pacific Highway from Wells Crossing to Glenugie, New South Wales, between Grafton and Coffs Harbour as part of Transport for NSW’s (TfNSW) Woolgoolga to Ballina Pacific Highway upgrade.
ACCIONA created a new road surface, using a wide variety of innovative techniques.
With the ultimate goal of unlocking SA Water’s potential to neutralise energy costs, Enerven was contracted to deliver a world-first program that included the engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning of 242GWh (gigawatt hours) of solar PV and 34MWh (megawatt hours) of energy storage across 33 sites in metropolitan and regional South Australia.
This involves the associated connection to transmission and distribution networks.
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, 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 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.
NSW by Lendlease
Bridge over the Clarence River at Harwood
NSW by Acciona Ferrovial Harwood Joint venture
Chith Export Facility (winner)
QLD by McConnell Dowell Constructions
PIIOP3 – Subproject Four: major regulator upgrades
NSW by Murray Irrigation Limited
Toowoomba Second Range Crossing – Nexus Delivery
QLD by Nexus Delivery
Macquarie Rapid Build Prison
NSW by Hansen Yuncken
Northern Beaches Hospital
NSW by CPB Contractors Pty Limited
Pacific Highway Upgrade: Warrell Creek to Nambucca Heads (WC2NH)
NSW by ACCIONA Infrastructure
Optus Stadium and Stadium Park (winner)
WA by Multiplex Constructions Pty Limited
Post Entry Quarantine Facility (PEQF)
VIC by CPB Contractors Pty Limited
Princes Highway Upgrade for Foxground and Berry Bypass
NSW by Fulton Hogan Construction Pty Ltd
161 Sussex Street Redevelopment
NSW by Multiplex Constructions Pty Ltd
Aubin Grove Train Station & Russell Road Upgrade
WA by Georgiou Group
Constitution Avenue Upgrade (stage 1)
ACT by AECOM Australia Pty Ltd
International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney)
NSW by Lendlease
Port Capacity Project – Maritime Works Package (winner)
VIC by McConnell Dowell Constructors (Aust) Pty Ltd
The EY Centre, 200 George Street, Sydney
NSW by Mirvac Group
Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre (VCCC)
VIC by Grocon PCL JV
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