The New South Wales Government will call for tender applications to help build the new ‘missing link’ motorway to connect Sydney’s south – the M6 Stage 1.
The project, costing around $2.6 billion, will allow motorists to bypass up to 23 sets of traffic light on the Princes Highway and take up to 2,000 heavy vehicles a day off surface roads.
Additionally, in a major win for the community, a $20 million upgrade of recreational facilities at popular local parks at Rockdale and Brighton-Le-Sands will start mid-year.
The improvements include the creation of new playing fields, open space and more car parking so local sporting teams won’t be interrupted while work on the M6 Stage 1 is carried out.
The M6 Stage 1 connects President Avenue at Kogarah to the New M5 at Arncliffe.
Successful applicants from last year’s Expressions of Interest to design and construct the M6 Stage 1 project will be invited to tender, including:
-Acciona-Samsung Joint Venture (comprising Acciona Construction Australia Pty Ltd and Samsung C&T Corporation)
-Gamuda-BMD Joint Venture (comprising Gamuda Berhad t/as Gamuda (Australia) Branch and B.M.D. Constructions Pty Ltd)
-CPB–Ghella Joint Venture(comprising CPB Contractors Pty Ltd and Ghella Pty Ltd)
The community will be kept updated as the project progresses.
For more information on the M6 Stage 1 go to: www.nswwork.roads
For more info on developments to the Sydney transport network visit the MySydney news page.