Jacobs Wins Contracts for North West Rail Link Project in Australia
Delivering Infrastructure Services to Support Sydney’s Expanding Rail System
PASADENA, Calif. -- July 23, 2013
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced today that it was selected
as Contract Delivery Manager for two contracts on the North West Rail Link
(NWRL) project in Sydney, Australia.
Officials did not disclose the contract values, but noted that the New South
Wales Government has allocated a budget of approximately $3.6 billion over the
next four years for project development, property acquisition and early
construction phases of the NWRL; one of Australia’s largest transportation
infrastructure projects. Jacobs was selected for two of three major contracts
on the project: the tunnel and station civil works contract (TSC) and the
surface and viaduct civil works contract (SVC).
Under the terms of the contracts, Jacobs is providing project and contract
management services as a member of the Transport for New South Wales (TfNSW)
integrated project team. Jacobs’ scope of work includes contract delivery
services for 14 miles (23 kilometers) of new rail line, including nine miles
(15.5km) of twin tunnel and four miles (7.5 km) of surface and viaduct works,
plus the civil works for eight new stations.
Jacobs Group Vice President Tom Quinn stated, “We are pleased to support the
NWRL project by serving on the integrated delivery team; and to leverage our
local and international infrastructure expertise to deliver this significant
project for Sydney.”
TfNSW is a government agency that provides transport services within New South
Wales, Australia, where several large rail projects are currently being
implemented to meet the transport needs of Sydney's growth areas. The NWRL is
the first rail line in Sydney to provide a fully automated rapid transit
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professional, and construction services.
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Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.
Michelle Jones, 626-578-6968
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