CIMIC Group company CPB Contractors has been selected to deliver an upgrade to a northern section of Melbourne’s M80 Ring Road.
design and construct contract will generate revenue to CPB Contractors of
approximately $331 million.
The upgrade is located on the M80 Ring Road between Sydney Road and Edgars
Road, approximately 14 kilometres north of the Melbourne CBD.
Funded by the Australian and Victorian Governments, the upgrade will increase
capacity, reduce congestion and enhance safety for drivers.
CIMIC Group Chief Executive Officer Michael Wright said: “CIMIC Group, through
CPB Contractors, has substantial experience in delivering infrastructure
projects across Victoria.
“Drawing on our significant expertise and strong teams of people, CPB
Contractors will safely and efficiently complete this vital piece of
infrastructure for the community. We are pleased to be selected to deliver
this project for the Australian and Victorian Governments.”
CPB Contractors Managing Director Juan Santamaria said: “We have a strong
construction presence in Victoria and will be leveraging our extensive
roads and civil construction experience to safely and successfully deliver
this important freeway upgrade.
“We’ll bring local knowledge and industry-leading experience to deliver this
upgrade with the least disruption possible, and with a commitment to meet
and exceed important government policies such as Local Jobs First and the
Social Procurement Framework.”
Works include the widening and realignment of ramps, the construction of
additional lanes, structural works, installation of a smart freeway
management system, street lighting, traffic barriers, noise walls and
Construction is scheduled to start in early 2020 and be completed in early