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CPB Contractors secures $365m contract for Pacific Highway Upgrade

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Posted by Monica Gameng

CPB Contractors has been awarded by Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) a construct-only contract, valued at approximately $365 million, for the Devils Pulpit to Richmond River section of the Pacific Highway – Woolgoolga to Ballina Upgrade in New South Wales.

This project will deliver a 34-kilometre segment of the Pacific Highway that will link the Maclean to Devils Pulpit section to the south as well as the Richmond River to Ballina bypass section in the north.

Scope of works will include upgrading the Pacific Highway to two lanes in each direction as well as construction of seven new bridges and associated road works which consists of ground treatments, earthworks and road surfacing.

“Our team is committed to using proven traffic management and innovative building methodologies to minimise disruption and maximise safety for road users during major works.

“Through our highly experienced approach to project management and procurement, we’ll deliver public value and increased opportunities for local workers and businesses.

“We look forward to working closely with other contractor, Roads and Maritime and its delivery partner Pacific Complete to build this section of the upgrade,” CPB Contractors Managing Director Juan Santamaria said.

Major construction works are expected to begin in October 2017 and be completed by 2020.

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Source: CIMIC Group

Monica Gameng

Monica Gameng

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