Project

Eastern Busway

PROJECT STATUS
Awarded
Eastern Busway

The Auckland Manukau Eastern Transport Initiative (AMETI) Eastern Busway is a group of projects in south-east Auckland which will improve transport choices and connections in the area. The project is being delivered in four stages. The first stage, completed in 2014, was Panmure which involved a major upgrade and Panmure station, the construction of Te Horeta Road, three new bridges and associated works.

The remaining projects as part of the Eastern Busway include:

  • Pakuranga Town Centre Busway, Bus Station and Reeves Road Flyover, including implementation of bus lanes on sections of Ti Rakau Drive (until the busway can be delivered) and localised widening at Gossamer Drive / Ti Rakau Drive intersection, and
  • Completion of the Pakuranga to Botany Busway (Ti Rakau Busway).

Key Dates

2006 Project Announced
Jan 2019 Contract Award: Panmure to Pakuranga Busway
Oct 2020 Contract Award: Remaining projects
Jul 2022 Expected Construction Commencement
Jul 2024 Expected Construction Completion

Funding contributions

NZ Government

Procurement

Procuring Agency: Auckland Transport.
Successful Tenderer: Panmure to Pakuranga Busway: Fulton Hogan. Pakuranga Bus Station and Reeves Road Flyover, and Pakuranga to Botany Busway: Alliance of ACCIONA, AECOM, Jacobs and Fletcher.

PROJECT HISTORY

May 2016 Following a review of the timing for remaining components of the AMETI, Auckland Transport announced that work will soon begin on the design and consenting for the flyover, concurrent with that of the Pakuranga to Botany Busway. The flyover has an estimated cost of $170 million.
Jan 2018 Registrations of Interest (ROIs) for the Panmure to Pakuranga Busway opened, closing in March.
2018 The 2018-2021 National Land Transport Program (NLTP) notes that work will focus on the Panmure to Pakuranga and Reeves Road Flyover sections of the Eastern Busway (AMETI) project with $240 million allocated.
Aug 2018 Request for Tenders (RFT) opened for the Panmure to Pakuranga Busway, closing in October.
Jan 2019 Auckland Transport announced that Fulton Hogan had been awarded the contract for the Panmure to Pakuranga Busway.
Apr 2020 Auckland Transport called for Registration of Interest for main contract for remaining stages of Eastern Busway project, closing May.
Oct 2020 Auckland Transport announced an Alliance between ACCIONA, AECOM, Jacobs and Fletcher to design, consent and build the remaining stages of the project, including the Pakuranga Bus Station and Reeves Road Flyover.
Estimated Total Cost
(2018)
Sector
Road
Procurement approach
Traditional Procurement | Alliance |
Location
New Zealand |
Resources
Media releases
19/05/2016
22/10/2020
Other
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Major Contract

Eastern Busway - Pakuranga Bus Station and Reeves Road Flyover

PROJECT STATUS
Awarded
Eastern Busway - Pakuranga Bus Station and Reeves Road Flyover

The Reeves Road flyover will follow the Panmure to Pakuranga project and will provide a direct connection between Pakuranga Rd and Waipuna Bridge, easing congestion on Pakuranga Rd and Ti Rakau Dr. The project forms a key part of the Auckland Manukau Eastern Transport Initiative (AMETI), which is aimed at improving transport choices for the city's eastern suburbs. AMETI will deliver rapid, high frequency public transport between Panmure, Pakuranga and Botany. 

The project also includes the investigation, design and construction of a new bus station at Pakuranga Town Centre.

Key Dates

2006 Project Announced
Apr 2020 ROIs Open
May 2020 ROIs Close
Oct 2020 Contract Award
Jul 2022 Expected Construction Commencement
Jul 2025 Expected Construction Completion

Procurement

Procuring Agency: Auckland Transport.
Successful Tenderer: Alliance of ACCIONA, AECOM, Jacobs and Fletcher.

PROJECT HISTORY

May 2016 Following a review of the timing for remaining components of the AMETI, Auckland Transport announced that work will soon begin on the design and consenting for the flyover, concurrent with that of the Pakuranga to Botany Busway. The flyover has an estimated cost of $170 million.
Apr 2020 Auckland Transport called for Registration of Interest for main contract for remaining stages of Eastern Busway project, closing in May. The successful alliance will be responsible for planning, consenting, design and construction works of the project.
Oct 2020 Auckland Transport announced an Alliance between ACCIONA, AECOM, Jacobs and Fletcher to design, consent and build the remaining stages of the project, including the Pakuranga Bus Station and Reeves Road Flyover.
Sector
Road
Procurement approach
Alliance |
Location
New Zealand |
Resources
Media releases
22/10/2020
Other
Project Page
Major Contract

Eastern Busway - Pakuranga to Botany Busway

PROJECT STATUS
Under Delivery
Eastern Busway - Pakuranga to Botany Busway

The Pakuranga to Botany Busway forms part of the Auckland Manukau Eastern Transport Initiative (AMETI). It will enable people to catch a bus from the eastern suburbs and change to a train at Panmure. The project will create a second section of the South Busway in the centre of Ti Rakau Drive, between Pakuranga and Botany town. Changes across the busway include:

  • five new bus stops at intersections with traffic lights
  • access to Ti Rakau Drive for some properties and side road connections will need to change
  • on-road cycle lanes on both sides of Ti Rakau Drive
  • widening footpaths, and
  • road widening on Ti Rakau Drive.

Key Dates

2006 Project Announced
Jan 2018 ROIs Open
Mar 2018 ROIs Close
Aug 2018 RFT Open
Oct 2018 RFT Close
Jan 2019 Contract Award
Apr 2019 Construction Commencement
Jul 2021 Expected Construction Completion

Procurement

Procuring Agency: Auckland Transport.
Successful Tenderer: Fulton Hogan.

PROJECT HISTORY

Mar 2018 The project's Resource Consent Application was recommended for approval by the Auckland Council.
Aug 2018 Tenders were called for the $100 million project, closing in October.
Sep 2018 Designation was approved for the next stage of Eastern Busway between Panmure and Pakuranga, following three years of detailed public consultation and a Notice of Requirement process. This means the land required for the project has the approvals to proceed.
Jan 2019 Registrations of Interest (ROIs) for the project opened, closing in March. Auckland Transport announced they will shortlist up to three participants for the Request for Tender (RFT) phase.
Jan 2019 Auckland Transport announced that Fulton Hogan had been awarded the contract for the project.
Apr 2019 Auckland Council begun demolishing properties in preparation for construction starting on the project. Auckland Transport has also released a pre-construction communication and consultation plan (PCCP) in advance of contract award.
Estimated Total Cost
(2018)
Sector
Road
Procurement approach
Traditional Procurement |
Location
New Zealand |
Resources
Other
Project Page