Preferred Proponent announced for $852M Bunbury Outer Ring Road

The Southwest Connex Alliance has been named Preferred Proponent for the Bunbury Outer Ring Road in WA.

Comprising of ACCIONA, NRW Contracting, MACA Civil, AECOM and Aurecon the Southwest Connex Alliance are delighted to be named Preferred Proponents.

The project scope includes investigation, design and construction of 27 kilometres of four lane dual carriageway.

The construction phase will provide significant direct and indirect jobs that will benefit both the State and local community.

Bunbury Outer Ring Road will provide an alternative route around the suburb of Bunbury connecting Forrest Highway at Australind to Bussell Highway at Gelorup, including grade separated interchanges, rail and river crossings and 20 kilometres of new and upgraded local government roads.

Bede Noonan, CEO of ACCIONA, said we have a strong track record of working with Western Australian companies on Western Australian projects that deliver Western Australian jobs.

“We are very excited to be working with two of WA’s most distinguished local constructors, NRW and MACA, to deliver a significant number of local jobs and a vital piece of infrastructure.”

NRW’s CEO and Managing Director, Jules Pemberton said this is announcement marks a significant milestone in NRW’s strategic evolution to an Australian Tier 1 contractor status and specifically the desire to build a large delivery capability across the government infrastructure works sector.

“The recent acquisition of BGC Contracting together with our existing capability in civil construction has both significantly accelerated and enhanced our ability to participate as a large construction partner in public infrastructure projects.”

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