Around $30 million worth of feasibility and detailed design contracts have been awarded in four sections of the Melbourne to Brisbane Inland Rail project across New South Wales and Victoria.
A leading researcher from the University of Sydney Business School suggests governments are well placed to recover transport infrastructure costs by asking homeowners and businesses that benefit financially from the developments to share this benefit.
A Melbourne manufacturer has been awarded $8 million worth of contracts by Downer to supply and install more than 8000 LED road lights to Victorian roads, accompanied by a new central management system.
Contracts totalling almost $3 billion have now been awarded on the 155-kilometre Woolgoolga to Ballina section of the Pacific Highway upgrade, following the awarding of the contract between Iluka Road and Devils Pulpit.
The Australian Government has approved $100 million for 13 high priority road projects on the Outback Way to upgrade key east-west transcontinental links between Queensland, the Northern Territory and Western Australia.