Australia tunnel contract awarded to consortium
In Australia a contract worth US$2.75 billion (A$3.9 billion) has been awarded to a consortium made up of John Holland and CPB Contractors. The design build deal includes constructing an interchange as well as a 1km stretch of tunnel that will connect with the Iron Cove Bridge. The contract is due for completion by 2023 and forms part of the WestConnex toll road project. Building the Rozelle interchange will be complex as the work will include construction three levels of tunnels as well as a connection to the Western Harbour Tunnel and Beaches Link. Work on the third and final stage of the WestConnex project will also include driving dual tunnels that measuring 7.5km-long from St Peters to Haberfield.