Progress Update December 2022 / January 2023
Pavement works to include base/binder and surface course are substantially complete on both mainline and sideroads. Surface Course to Access tracks will be ongoing over the coming months and throughout all zones.
Fencing operations are ongoing throughout the site with mainline fencing operations substantially complete.
NIW diversions/new installations and NIE works are in operation site wide.
Landscaping activities continue site wide.
VRS works on the mainline are substantially complete. Side roads/access track installations are ongoing with the intention of completion early 2023.
Road marking operations are substantially complete on the mainline and follow on from final surfacing on side roads. Public lighting is substantially complete awaiting power connections on three grade separated junctions. Sign erection on all major junctions will remain ongoing for completion early 2023 with side roads to follow.
Further Traffic Management will be required on the mainline with lane switches ongoing for the coming months. Side roads TTM to facilitate finishing works will be ongoing. This will apply to various locations throughout the project.
Earthworks cut and fill operations were substantially completed in Summer 2022 with finishing works ongoing throughout all zones of the scheme.
Pond excavation, outfall works and mainline drainage are substantially complete.
In parallel with the mainline snagging, side road finishing works and snagging operations are ongoing. Works to access tracks continue in all Zones.
Kerbing and footway works are substantially complete on all main junctions with footway surfacing ongoing.
Accommodation works remain ongoing and will continue in all work zones.
Side road and access track closures will be implemented to facilitate power connections and snagging works.
Structure 05A / 05B, Bird Netting planned to be completed in December
Structure 07: Bird Netting planned – January 2023
Maintenance access steps works are proceeding with installation of foundations and handrails.
Snagging works and formal Acceptance Inspections are ongoing at all Structures.
Pavement works continue to complete side roads, footways, access tracks and access points.
The Road safety Audit is planned to follow the completion of all construction activities.