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Beaudesert Town Centre Bypass opens early

The $27.5 million Beaudesert Town Centre Bypass in Queensland has opened to traffic a month ahead of schedule. SEE Civil has been constructing the project on behalf of Transport and Main Roads, and Scenic Rim Regional Council, and will be on site undertaking final tasks such as landscaping, site clean-up and other minor works. The […]

Pacific Highway section open to traffic

Fourteen kilometres of new, divided highway is progressively opening to traffic between Kempsey to Kundabung on the Pacific Highway in New South Wales. Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, said the Pacific Highway was a centrepiece of the Australian Government’s investment in regional road infrastructure. “Upgrading the Pacific Highway is part of the Australian Government’s record $75 […]

Tunnelling on NorthConnex reaches halfway

Construction of the NorthConnex twin tunnels has reached the halfway point. NSW Premier, Gladys Berejiklian; Minister for Urban Infrastructure, Paul Fletcher; and Minister for Transport, Andrew Constance, marked the major project milestone which will change transport in NorthWest Sydney for a generation. “It is great to see the project powering towards the finish line,” Ms […]

Work begins on Clarence River bridge

Early work has started in Tabulam, New South Wales, on a $48 million bridge across the Clarence River. Nationals Member for Lismore, Thomas George, said the New South Wales Government is funding the project as part of the Bridges for the Bush program which aims to improve road safety and traffic efficiency for motorists. “Early […]

Great Northern Highway upgrade receives funding

The Australian Government has approved $105.34 million to upgrade a three section, 37.6km length of road between Muchea and Wubin on the Great Northern Highway in Western Australia. The Western Australia Government will contribute $26.34 million to the $131.68 million project. Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, Darren Chester, said improving safety and freight productivity […]

$86 million Ellerton Drive project contract awarded

A $86 million contract has been awarded for the extension of Ellerton Drive in Queanbeyan, New South Wales. WBHO Infrastructure is expected to soon start work on the project which will extend Ellerton Drive to connect Queanbeyan East to Old Cooma Road. Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, Darren Chester, said, “With the population of […]

EastLink awarded top five star sustainability rating

Melbourne’s EastLink has been awarded a top five star sustainability rating for the second consecutive year by the GRESB Infrastructure Assessment. The internationally recognised GRESB Infrastructure Assessment covers the environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance of 160 infrastructure assets located around the world. EastLink spokesperson Doug Spencer-Roy said, “To be awarded GRESB’s top five star […]

Bridges Renewal Program to renew 186 Australian bridges

186 new projects to replace or upgrade bridges around Australia have been announced under round three of the Australian Government’s Bridges Renewal Program. As part of the program, 201 projects are underway or completed across Australia. Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, Darren Chester, announced the Australian Government would fund the replacement or upgrade, and […]

Victorian self-drive survey underway

EastLink is working in partnership with VicRoads, the Australian Road Research Board (ARRB), La Trobe University and RACV to conduct the first major survey of Victorian motorists’ attitudes to self-driving vehicles. Self-driving vehicle technologies, such as highway autopilot, are increasingly offered by the latest production vehicles in Australia. Further advances will continue to occur, with […]

SA highway upgrade tenders released

The South Australian Government has released tenders for the upgrade of the Sturt Highway, as well as intersection upgrades near Mount Gambier and Penola. Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, Darren Chester, said the Sturt Highway works include bridge widening, strengthening and barrier installation, in addition to overtaking lanes and shoulder sealing works already contracted. […]

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