Clients & Projects

Road Asset Maintenance Procurement Strategy Project

Department of Transport (DoT) engaged Civinfra as Technical and Financial Advisors for the Road Asset Maintenance Procurement Strategy Project.

Key activities on this project included:

  • Review of the approaches to road network maintenance for Asset, Financial and Commercial streams.
  • Development of an approach to performance-based maintenance, with specific emphasis on pavement management.
  • Maintenance costing reviews including development of unit cost rates for modelling.
  • Maintenance Critical Analysis through a risk-based maintenance prioritisation workshop.
  • Preparation of a new Routine Maintenance specification (Section 750PB) to facilitate procurement of maintenance through performance-based outcome focused contracts.
  • Assist DoT prepare new Victorian Road Maintenance Contracts (VRMC) including advice relating to technical, financial and performance requirements.
  • Support DoT through the VRMC procurement process including evaluation at the Expression of Interest and Tender stages.
Kalkallo Creek Bridge, Kalkallo

The project included:

  • Investigation of various alignment options and initial concept bridge designs.
  • Preparation of high-level cost estimates.
Diggers Rest – Bulla Rd crossing of Jacksons Creek

The project included:

  • Hydraulic modelling of Jacksons Creek.
  • Investigation of various alignment options and initial concept bridge designs.
  • Preparing design for the preferred alignment including detailed concept bridge design and detailed design for the complex horizontal and vertical road alignments.
  • Preparation of detailed risk-based cost estimates at the P50 and P90 level.
Lockerbie Development Contribution Plan – preparation of concept bridge designs and cost estimates

The project included:

  • Hydraulic modelling of approx. 5km of Merri Creek to Melbourne Water requirements.
  • Preparing detailed concept design for bridges at 4 No. locations including approach roads.
  • Preparation of detailed risk-based cost estimates at the P50 and P90 level.
Suburban Road Upgrade Projects (Major Road Projects Victoria)

The following services were provided for the Western, Northern & South Eastern Road Upgrade projects:

  • Operations & maintenance phase Public Sector Comparator Model Cost Estimates
  • Operations & Maintenance Phase Technical advice
  • Bridge inspection and load assessments
  • Specification and KPI reviews
  • Tender evaluation
  • Contractor Management Plan reviews
  • Contractor surveillance
Henderson Rd Bridge over Corhanwarrabul Ck – Knox City Council

Concept and detail design of roadworks, bridge, major culverts, pedestrian underpass and shared path realignment including hydraulic modelling of the major waterway.

Preparation of contract documents, technical specification and estimates.

Assisted with tender evaluation and provided technical advice during construction.

EastLink – ConnectEast Group

Provide engineering advice and technical support for Eastlink including the following specific projects and tasks:

  • Preparation of EastLink pavement resurfacing contract specifications and KPI’s.
  • Structure condition inspections – EastLink tunnels, retaining walls, noise barriers, bridges and major culverts.
  • Technical advice & design reviews – impact of Monash Fwy Upgrade Project upon EastLink,
  • Timber noise-wall durability report
  • Code of Maintenance Standards Review
  • Preparation of EastLink Structures Management Strategy
  • Electrical & Coms Pit Asset Data collection and condition assessment.
Bridge Inspections – Murrindindi Shire Council

Level 3 inspections of nominated structures.

Queensland Motorways – Brisbane (now Transurban Queensland)

Provided services over a period of three years to assist transition from a Government to Private enterprise organisation capable of meeting its obligation under the Queensland Motorways Road Franchise Agreement. Services included:

  • Preparation of Operational & Maintenance Management Plans.
  • Preparation of Code of Maintenance Standards.
  • Preparation of maintenance contract specification & project management of the procurement process.
  • Preparation of RFA performance reports.
  • Assisted QM negotiate revised KPI’s.
  • Provide Asset Management Information System (AMIS) subject matter expertise.
  • Other engineering and technical advice.

Engineering project management – CityLink tunnel pavement resurfacing

Latrobe City Council

Design of bridge over Traralgon Creek, Downies Lane and associated road realignment including preparation of the specification and estimates.

Mornington Peninsula Link (PenLink)

Road maintenance surveillance and Code of Maintenance Standards review.

Asset Management Improvements – Frankston City Council

Provided services to assist Council improve asset management including:

  • Preparation of a procedure and policy for evaluation and prioritisation of capital works program using a Quadruple Bottom line approach.
  • Asset Management Improve Actions – Policy and Procedure Development for Asset Valuations.
  • Development of unit rates for asset valuations.
Wellington Shire Council

Workforce planning review – Road Operations.

North East Link

Prepared the civil components of OPEX and CAPEX cost estimates for the Operations and Maintenance Phase.

West Gate Tunnel Project

Provided adhoc technical advice and an assessment of the civil components of the proposed Operations & Maintenance phase costing.

Reviewed draft Code of Maintenance Standards and draft Operation & Maintenance Management Plans.

Toowoomba Second Range Crossing Project

Prepared the civil components of OPEX and CAPEX financial model for Operations and Maintenance Phase of Toowoomba Second Range Crossing Project for the successful tenderer.

Martha Cove – VicRoads assets

Specification and contract documents – Martha Cove Asset Management Strategy and Maintenance Plan