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UNITED INFRASTRUCTURE WINS SYDNEY METRO – WSA WORKS

United Infrastructure, as part of a joint venture, has been selected to deliver the surface civil and alignment works for the Sydney Metro – Western Sydney Airport rail link between Orchard Hills and the new Western Sydney Airport Station. The project is funded by the Australian and New South Wales governments with a contract value of $538.5m.

 

The joint venture is made up of United Infrastructure and CPB Contractors. United Infrastructure is a consortium of Western Sydney based companies Burton Contractors, JK Williams and Mulgoa Quarries.

 

Paul Burton Managing Director of Burton Contractors said: “We’re proud to be part of delivering this important transport infrastructure for Western Sydney, and its contribution to the area’s growth. The opportunity for our organisations to deliver this scale of infrastructure provides benefits throughout Western Sydney.” 

 

Leigh Hartog, Managing Director of JK Williams said: “We are pleased to have the opportunity to work with Sydney Metro and CPB Contractors in delivering new infrastructure in Western Sydney. Our combined heritage in the area and experience in working locally will ensure that these works are delivered safely and to schedule.”

 

Robert Wearn, Managing Director of Mulgoa Quarries said: “As family-owned Western Sydney businesses, with Western Sydney employees, subcontractors and supply chain, we are excited to be delivering this important piece of infrastructure and able to support the local area. As Tier 2 organisations, working together to be able to deliver a project of this scale provides greater opportunities for our people and for local growth.”

 

The works encompass the civil infrastructure necessary for the construction of the track and include approximately 6.7 kilometres of ‘at grade’ railway embankment, 3.5 kilometres of elevated viaduct and 2 Super-T bridges.

 

Work will commence in 2022 and is scheduled to be completed in 2024.