Following the release of the Environmental Effects Statement (EES) in October 2018, the $375 million Mordialloc Freeway project in Victoria marks another major milestone with the announcement of a preferred contractor to deliver the early works for the project.
Major Road Projects Victoria has awarded the $25 million early works package to the Decmil - McConnell Dowell joint venture. Under this contract, the joint venture partners will deliver detailed design works for the Mordialloc Freeway project.
Detailed design works are set to commence immediately.
“Together with our joint venture partner McConnell Dowell, we are extremely pleased to be appointed for this large scale transport infrastructure project and are looking forward to delivering the works,” Decmil Managing Director Scott Criddle said.
"McConnell Dowell are looking forward to working with Decmil as preferred contractor to deliver this important part of Victoria's growing transport infrastructure for the Victorian State Government," McConnell Dowell Managing Director Jim Firth said.
Source: Major Road Projects Victoria
The multi-million dollar Mordialloc Freeway project will include:
Building bridges over Old Dandenong Road and sensitive waterways area
Connecting the freeway to Dingley Bypass with traffic lights
Building a new shared walking and cycling path along the entire freeway
The contract for main works is anticipated to be awarded following the completion of the Environmental Planning Approval process, with major construction set to begin in late 2019.
The Mordialloc Freeway project is due to be completed by the end of 2021.
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