Considering that the Sydney Gateway project with $2.6 billion value is going to commence the works of installation the signature twin archway bridge over the Alexandra Canal in Tempe, has reached its halfway completion point.
Completing 50 percent of its construction process at the moment, the significant road project is due to transform the way motorists travel to and from the Sydney Airport precinct.
According to New South Wales Treasurer, Matt Kean: ” The project was on time and on budget and was providing strong economic stimulus through job creation. Sydney Gateway will generate and support more than 4,000 jobs across the construction and manufacturing industries in Sydney and regional New South Wales over the life of the project.”
“This includes providing opportunities for 430 young people, more than 500 women and 130 Aboriginal people, which are all well above industry benchmarks. This means these people are learning and applying the technical skills needed to build world-class infrastructure here in Sydney,” added Mr. Kean.
“The project designs had been refined to incorporate community feedback. The Sydney Gateway project includes a new three kilometer pedestrian and cycle path along Alexandra Canal, creating a transport link for those who want an alternative way to travel to or from work or home,” said New South Wales Minister for Infrastructure, Cities and Active Transport, Rob Stokes.
He also added: “This is another example of the New South Wales Government’s commitment to delivering city-shaping projects as part of the $76.7 billion transport infrastructure investment across the state over the next four years.”
In accordance with New South Wales Minister for Metropolitan Roads, Natalie Ward’s statement: “The focus over the next few months would be the construction of the first of two arch bridges that will connect St Peters Interchange with the International Terminal. Sydney commuters are now another step closer to faster and more reliable trips from St Peters Interchange to Sydney Airport, the M5 and the Eastern Distributor as this transformative project hits the halfway mark.:
Ms. Ward continued: “The foundations have been laid, and workers will soon embark on the major engineering feat of putting together the 3,000 tons of 100 per cent Australian steel to form these eye-catching bridges.”
The expected date for inauguration of this project is the late 2024.