Two Melbourne Airport work contracts awarded to Fulton Hogan

Monica Gameng   |   April 23, 2019

Fulton Hogan has been awarded the contracts to deliver the Taxiway Zulu Program and the Northern Access Route Project as part of Melbourne Airport’s Northern Precinct Program that will reconfigure taxiways and apron layout.

The works under the Northern Precinct Program will provide better aircraft movements in the Terminal 2 vicinity as well as prepare the airport for a potential third runway, establishment of a construction compound and provide access for future and current works on Melbourne Airport’s northern side.

Works will be delivered in three phases and it will include components such as a new taxiway network with a total of 270,000-SQM of paved area; master-grading of apron areas associated with the gates expansion project at T2; and associated services and utilities - including drainage and power - that will support airport development.

melbourne-airport-taxiway-zuluProject area (source: Melbourne Airport)

The delivery of the Northern Access Route Project will pave the way for the construction of the Taxiway Zulu Program as well as other future development in the Northern Precinct. Scope of works under this project will include:

  • Road access networks including an interface with Sunbury Road and Oaklands Road roundabout
  • Contractor compound (civil platform)
  • An external access point will be provided via Gate 3 (at the Sunbury Road and Oaklands Road roundabout)
  • Associated services and utilities including stormwater diversions, fencing, signage, services relocations and infrastructure upgrades

Fulton Hogan said in a media release: “This is our eighth successive project win for Melbourne Airport, along with the upcoming completion of Taxiway Bravo and Foxtrot Apron Projects.”

Works are set to commence on May of this year, with construction due for completion by September 2022.

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Source: Fulton Hogan; Inside Construction; Roads & Infrastructure Australia; Melbourne Airport

Monica Gameng
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