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Relief is in sight for the 85,000 motorists using the Ipswich Motorway daily, with the contract awarded for the $400 million Ipswich Motorway Upgrade from Rocklea to Darra Stage 1.

Premier of Queensland Annastacia Palaszczuk, Minister for Main Roads, Road Safety and Ports Mark Bailey and Attorney-General Senator the Hon George Brandis QC today announced the $400 million project contract had been awarded to Brisbane based Bielby Hull Albem Joint Venture.

Motorists travelling on one of Sydney’s most notoriously congested corridors are in for relief with the preferred design for the Mulgoa and Castlereagh Roads upgrade released today.

Federal Minister for Urban Infrastructure Paul Fletcher said the Australian and NSW Governments are working together to progress the widening of the vital 6.5-kilometre corridor between the city of Penrith and the M4 Western Motorway to cut journey times and reduce congestion.

Tuesday, 11 April 2017 10:47

Work begins on Airport East project

Sydney motorists will soon benefit from a new road underpass linking General Holmes Drive, Botany Road and Wentworth Avenue, with work now underway on the $170 million Airport East project.

The Turnbull Government today announced the 22 members of the Forum on Western Sydney Airport (FOWSA), to be chaired by Professor Peter Shergold AC, Chancellor of Western Sydney University. FOWSA will be a critical community consultation mechanism in the lead up to the new Western Sydney Airport commencing operations in 2026.

The Australian and Queensland governments have today announced a roads package worth more than half a billion dollars for Queensland. 

A consortium led by SNC-Lavalin Rail & Transit has been selected to deliver an important part of the Australian Government’s concept design for rail infrastructure on the Western Sydney Airport site.

The $400 million Ipswich Motorway Upgrade from Rocklea to Darra is on schedule with the tender for design and construction to be awarded in the coming months.

The Australian Government has welcomed the announcement today by Infrastructure Australia that it has added Western Sydney’s The Northern Road Upgrade to its list of priority projects.

Updates to the Heavy Vehicle Expenditure Plans and Infrastructure Ratings, published today on the COAG Transport and Infrastructure Council’s website, represent another step in progressing national heavy vehicle road reform.

The Auditor General’s report about WestConnex, issued today, has nothing to say about the way this transformational motorway project in Sydney is being delivered.

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