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Contract awarded for City Rail Link Mt Eden works

20 December 2017

Contract awarded for City Rail Link Mt Eden works

A further contract for the City Rail Link and the first for the southern end of the project has been awarded.

The contract for stormwater diversion works in Mt Eden has been awarded to the March Bessac Joint Venture.

CRL chief executive Chris Meale says it’s another milestone for the project with work starting at the project’s southern end early next year.

“The focus to date has been in the city centre with the Britomart and Albert St works and in the New Year we will start some early works at Mt Eden in anticipation of the tunnel and stations main contract award in 2019.

The Mt Eden contract worth $16.5M is for the construction of a new underground stormwater tunnel between Water and Nikau Streets to replace an existing adjacent pipe that will be in the way of the CRL tunnels.

The March Bessac Joint Venture contractors have extensive pipejacking and underground work experience in New Zealand and internationally and were chosen for a combination of their expertise, the innovation they brought to the tender and for their commercial offer.

“As a result of the contractors’ smart thinking, the works will be less disruptive and will take less time than first anticipated. That’s a win for the project and for the neighbours,” said Mr Meale

All surface work will occur on land already owned by the project, with minimal effect on traffic.

“It’s great to get this contract awarded. We are also progressing the tenders for the main tunnels and stations and railway systems,” said Mr Meale.

In addition, early works will start early next year in Albert Street between Wellesley and Victoria Streets for utilities and building canopy removal works.

Editor’s note: CRL Ltd was established on 1 July to deliver the CRL on behalf of the Government and Auckland Council, who are jointly funding the project. More about CRL at www.cityraillink.co.nz

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