CITYLINK TULLA WIDENING

Upgrades to CityLink and Tullamarine Freeway from Melbourne Airport to the CityLink tunnels by increasing capacity by up to 30% and significantly improving safety

PROJECT DETAILS

  • Value: A$1.2 B

  • Contract: PPP via Market-led Proposal

  • Parties: State Government of Victoria & Transurban

  • Contractor: CPB Contractors

  • Operator: Transurban CityLink

  • Status: Completed 

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

  • at least one extra lane in each direction from Melbourne Airport to the West Gate Freeway, including extra lanes on the Bolte Bridge

  • a new lane on the West Gate Freeway between Bolte Bridge and Power St

  • improvements to the Flemington Road/Mt Alexander Road interchange

  • new connections and dedicated lanes

  • state of the art full freeway management system 

PROJECT BENEFITS

  • 30 per cent increase in capacity, reducing congestion

  • travel time savings between Melbourne Airport and the West Gate Freeway during peak periods

  • a reduction in commercial vehicles using local roads, as 3,000 more commercial vehicles will be able to access the freeway 

  • a reduction in casualty crashes of up to 20 per cent

KEY SERVICES PROVIDED

  • project development and technical oversight

  • commercial and legal negotiation

  • transaction and financial close management

  • procurement management strategy

  • stakeholder and communications management strategy

  • Executive, Board and investor reports and updates

 

Business commencing August 2020

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