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Airport company off to market for massive earthworks

Western Sydney Airport

Take-off: the pace of site work on Western Sydney Airport is about to go up a gear or two.

Western Sydney Airport is a step closer to becoming reality with WSA Co set to go to market for main earthworks and airside pavements on the airport site.

WSA Co, the Federal Government owned company established to deliver the Western Sydney Airport, has released two separate procurement packages to market for a Delivery Partner and a Project Manager (Definition).

These services will provide professional support to the company with project management, planning, design development and construction management and help WSA Co deliver a world class Western Sydney Airport at Badgerys Creek on time and on budget.

WSA Co will also go to market next week for the first stage of the main airport works program, inviting Registrations of Interest for the Bulk Earthworks and Airside Civil Works package, which makes up the largest part of work for the airport development, including moving more than 20 million cubic metres of earth to level the site.

This follows extensive market sounding undertaken by WSA Co over the last week.

“Western Sydney Airport will not only support aviation capacity for the Sydney region but also be a catalyst for economic growth in Western Sydney for decades to come,’’ says infrastructure minister Paul Fletcher.

“Western Sydney Airport is on track to commence operations before the end of 2026 and this announcement is another important milestone towards that deadline.

“Early stage earthworks will commence before the end of 2018, ahead of the Bulk Earthworks,’’ the minister said.

More information about these procurements is available on the WSA Co website at www.wsaco.com.au/business

 

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