Venice uses state-of-the-art Cat® AP655D asphalt paver.
Two massive purpose-built hammers from Singapore and the United Kingdom are being used over the next few months to ram into place the piles for Australia’s first tsunami-proof bridge. The $315 million Houghton Highway bridge duplication project will double traffic capacity between the Redcliffe Peninsula and
Tolls are now being charged on the $2.5 billion EastLink motorway in Melbourne after a month’s toll-free driving for motorists. The 39 km EastLink opened on June 29 and monitoring by operator, Connect East, showed average daily trips of 275,364 for its first week of operation. There were no revenue figures because
The $1.39 billion upgrade of Melbourne’s M1 is focused on major works on the West Gate Freeway section. The works involve building an extra lane in each direction on the Monash Freeway and Southern Link, and reconstructing the Bolte and Montague Street ramps to reduce weaving and merging by motorists on the West
One million vehicles used the $543-million Tugun bypass in south-east Queensland in the first month of the motorway’s operation. The bypass was opened to traffic on June 3 – six months ahead of schedule – and vehicle number one million crossed the bypass on July 2. Ten per cent of the vehicles were trucks which
The Australian Road Forum, soon be relaunched as Roads Australia, has moved to strengthen its role in policy development for the road transport sector, according to ARF Chief Executive, Ian Webb. The change of name to Roads Australia has been approved by ARF members and ASIC, and Mr Webb told Roads Magazine the