Here are the top five road infrastructure construction projects that commenced in Australia in Q4 2021, according to GlobalData’s construction projects database.
1. M6 Motorway Expansion – $7,850m
The project involves the expansion of the 23km M6 Motorway in Southern Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
Construction work started in Q4 2021 and is expected to be completed in Q4 2025.
The aim of the project is to improve travel times and reduce traffic congestion.
2. Great Eastern Highway Bypass Interchanges Project – $294m
The Great Eastern Highway Bypass Interchanges Project involves the construction of two new major interchanges in Western Australia, Australia.
Construction work commenced in Q4 2021 and is expected to finish in Q4 2024.
The project aims to reduce congestion and improve safety for traffic across the Hazelmere, and Forrestfield industrial and freight distribution centers. Upon completion, the project will benefit over 60,000 road users per day.
3. Barwon Heads Road Duplication – $226m
The project involves the duplication of the 4km road between Settlement Road and Reserve Road in Victoria, Australia.
Construction work started in Q4 2021 and is forecast to complete in Q4 2023.
The project aims to improve traffic flow and safety and provide for future growth in the surrounding area. Once complete, it will provide easier access to Barwon Heads Road and connecting side roads.
4. Pound Road West Upgrade – $150m
The project involves the upgrade of 2km Pound Road West from two-lanes to four-lanes in Dandenong South, Victoria, Australia.
Construction work commenced in Q4 2021 and is expected to be completed in Q4 2023.
The project aims to provide better transport facilities in the region and is a part of the $1,680 million upgrades of 13 arterial roads in the northern and south-eastern suburbs.
5. Newell Highway: Parkes Bypass – $143m
The project involves the construction of a two-lane 10.5km bypass between Barkers Road to the south and Maguire Road to the north in New South Wales, Australia.
Construction work started in Q4 2021 and is expected to be completed in Q4 2023.
The project aims to reduce travel times and improve road efficiency, traffic flow, and safety in the region.
This analysis is drawn from GlobalData’s global construction projects database, which tracks new construction projects over $25m from announcement to completion.
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