Thiess, VEC Civil Engineers complete $125 million road project in Australia

Thiess Pty Limited, an Australia-based construction services contractor, and VEC Civil Engineers have completed construction work on AUD120 million ($124.73 million) road project in Tasmania, Australia.

The Brighton Bypass Northern Section project involved the construction of twin 166-metre bridges over the Jordan River levee, a grade separated interchange, 170 super T beams manufactured in the dedicated on-site project precast yard.

The project also included two rail underpasses, two local road overpasses and roundabout to connect the Midland Highway. The project involved the construction of a total of ten major structures along the alignment.

Thiess said that the new bypass, predominately funded by the Australian Government, will improve traffic management around the towns of Brighton and Pontville. The project has been completed three months ahead of schedule.

Thiess operates as a construction, mining, and services contractor in Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia, India, and the Middle East. The company offers a range of civil projects, including transport networks, such as roadways, tunnels, bridges and highways, water and resources infrastructure.