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M5 West Connex

CPB / Dragados / Samsung CT
Sydney, NSW
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Project Overview

date completed
March 2021

The New M5 will provide twin underground motorway tunnels, nine kilometres long, from Kingsgrove to a new St Peters Interchange at the site of the old Alexandria landfill facility. The St Peters Interchange will provide motorists with connections to Alexandria and Mascot. It also includes connections to the future Sydney Gateway and M4-M5 Link. The New M5 tunnels will be marked for two lanes in each direction, with capacity to add a third and also include underground connection points for the M4-M5 Link and the proposed F6 Extension.

Client Overview

CPB Contractors is the Australasian construction company of the CIMIC Group. CPB combinesthe construction expertise and track record formerly delivered by Leighton Contractors and Thiess, along with the people and projects of Leighton Asia and our subsidiary Broad Construction.

Working closely with clients and partners, CPB’s projects connect communities, play a key role in urban and rural development, help drive economic growth and provide vital long-term infrastructure.

Scope of Work

SIMPEC’s Scope of Work for the M5 tunnel include:

• Project Management

• Procurement of equipment, cables and labels

• Installation of complete electrical and communication systems within the tunnel

• Testing of the MEPS FEPS and Emergency systems

• Completion works within the tunnel

• Commissioning, Testing and Certification of complete system

This contract was established due to SIMPEC’s unwavering focus on ensuring our customer needs are met and our teams work safely each and every day.

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