Project

M1 Pacific Motorway - Extension to Raymond Terrace

PROJECT STATUS
Under Procurement
M1 Pacific Motorway - Extension to Raymond Terrace

The proposed Pacific Highway M1 Extension to Raymond Terrace will link the M1 to the Pacific Motorway. The M1 Extension will be delivered through two packages:

  • Black Hill to Tomago Package (Southern Package), and
  • Heatherbrae Bypass Package (Northern Package).

The Hexham Straight Widening is also being funded through the same allocation as the M1 Extension and will see the six-kilometre section of the Pacific Highway between the Newcastle Inner City Bypass and the Hexham Bridge upgraded. 

Key Dates

2004 Project Announcement
2024 Expected Construction Commencement
2028 Expected Construction Completion

Funding contributions

Federal Government
NSW Government

Procurement

Procuring Agency: Transport for NSW
Procurement note:

The M1 Extension will be delivered through two Design and Construct contracts, the Hexham Straight Widening will be delivered as an Alliance contract. 

PROJECT HISTORY

2004 The project's planning process commenced.
2008 A concept design was released and subsequently retracted for revision.
2017 The environmental assessment of the project was expected to be released, while the concept design was being finalised.
Nov 2020 The 2020-21 NSW Budget allocated $21.6 million to the M1 Extension to Raymond Terrace in FY2020-21.
Nov 2020 The NSW Government commenced a Market Interaction Process for the project, with registrations closing on 20 November. Transport for NSW will determine the project's procurement process, delivery contract model and packaging following this early market engagement.
Jun 2021 The NSW 2021-22 Budget allocated $349 million over the next four years to the project, including $28 million in FY2021-22. This is in addition to the $63 million already spent by the NSW Government, bringing their contribution to $412 million.
Jul 2021 The NSW Government opened tenders for the provision of transaction management services, closing on 10 August.
Jul 2021 The Environment Impact Statement for the project was placed on public exhibition, closing on 24 August.
Sep 2021 The NSW Government opened Expressions of Interest for the Black Hill to Tomago Package and Heatherbrae Bypass Package, closing on 22 October. The EOI notice confirmed the project will be delivered through two Design and Construct contracts.
Oct 2021 TfNSW opened Registrations of Interest for the Black Hill to Tomago and Heatherbrae Bypass packages, closing on 11 November.
Jan 2022 The Federal Government committed a further $80 million toward the project.
Apr 2022 Shortlists were announced for both packages of the M1 Extension, and procurement commenced for the Hexham Straight Widening.
Jun 2022 TfNSW called for Expressions of Interest (EOIs) for Environmental Representative Services for the project, closing 22 June 2022.
Jun 2022 TfNSW submitted its Response to Submissions to the NSW Department of Planning and Environment in response to the public submissions received on the Environmental Impact Statement, released in July 2021.
Estimated Total Cost
(2022)
Sector
Road
Procurement approach
Traditional Procurement |
Location
New South Wales | National |
Infrastructure Australia status
Priority Initiative (near-term, 0-5 years)
Resources
Infrastructure agency resources
Infrastructure Priority List
Media releases
2022/01/24
2022/04/06
Project pages
Transport for NSW
Major Contract

M1 Pacific Motorway - Extension to Raymond Terrace - Black Hill to Tomago Package

PROJECT STATUS
Under Procurement
M1 Pacific Motorway - Extension to Raymond Terrace - Black Hill to Tomago Package

The proposed Pacific Highway M1 Extension to Raymond Terrace will link the M1 to the Pacific Motorway. The M1 Extension will be delivered through two packages:

  • Black Hill to Tomago Package (Southern Package), and
  • Heatherbrae Bypass Package (Northern Package).

The Black Hill to Tomago Package includes:

  • a 10-kilometre dual carriageway motorway link between the M1 Motorway at Beresfield and Tomago
  • major interchanges at Black Hill, Tarro and Tomago, and
  • construction of nine bridges including a Viaduct approximately 2.6 kilometres long across the Hunter River and floodplain.

Key Dates

2004 Project Announcement
Sep 2021 EOIs Open
Oct 2021 EOIs Close
Oct 2021 ROIs Open
Nov 2021 ROIs Close
2022 Expected Contract Award
2024 Expected Construction Commencement
Jul 2028 Expected Construction Completion

Procurement

Procuring Agency: Transport for NSW
Shortlist: CPB Contractors, ACCIONA, and a John Holland and Gamuda Joint Venture
Procurement note:

The project will be delivered through a Design and Construct Contract.

PROJECT HISTORY

2004 The project's planning process commenced.
Nov 2020 The 2020-21 NSW Budget allocated $21.6 million to the M1 Extension to Raymond Terrace in FY2020-21.
Nov 2020 The NSW Government commenced a Market Interaction Process for the project, with registrations closing on 20 November. Transport for NSW will determine the project's procurement process, delivery contract model and packaging following this early market engagement.
Jun 2021 The NSW Government opened tenders for the provision of transaction management services, closing on 10 August.
Jun 2021 The NSW 2021-22 Budget allocated $349 million over the next four years to the project, including $28 million in FY2021-22. This is in addition to the $63 million already spent by the NSW Government, bringing their contribution to $412 million.
Jul 2021 The Environment Impact Statement for the project was placed on public exhibition, closing on 24 August.
Sep 2021 The NSW Government opened Expressions of Interest for the Black Hill to Tomago Package and Heatherbrae Bypass Package, closing on 22 October. The EOI notice confirmed the project will be delivered through two Design and Construct contracts.
Oct 2021 TfNSW opened Registrations of Interest for the Black Hill to Tomago and Heatherbrae Bypass packages, closing on 11 November.
Apr 2022 Transport for NSW announced the shortlist of bidders for the project.
Sector
Road
Procurement approach
Traditional Procurement |
Location
New South Wales |
Infrastructure Australia status
Priority Initiative (near-term, 0-5 years)
Resources
Media releases
2022/04/06
Project pages
Transport for NSW
Major Contract

M1 Pacific Motorway - Extension to Raymond Terrace - Heatherbrae Bypass Package

PROJECT STATUS
Under Procurement
M1 Pacific Motorway - Extension to Raymond Terrace - Heatherbrae Bypass Package

The proposed Pacific Highway M1 Extension to Raymond Terrace will link the M1 to the Pacific Motorway. The M1 Extension will be delivered through two packages:

  • Black Hill to Tomago Package (Southern Package), and
  • Heatherbrae Bypass Package (Northern Package).

The Heatherbrae Bypass Package includes:

  • a five-kilometre dual carriageway motorway link between Tomago and the Pacific Highway at Raymond Terrace
  • an interchange at Raymond Terrace, and
  • construction of three bridges, including a bridge over the M1 mainline at Masonite Road, a bridge over Windeyers Creek and a bridge over the Motorway for the off ramp at Raymond Terrace.

Key Dates

2004 Project Announcement
Sep 2021 EOIs Open
Oct 2021 ROIs Open
Oct 2021 EOIs Close
Nov 2021 ROIs Close
2022 Expected Contract Award
2024 Expected Construction Commencement
Jul 2028 Expected Construction Completion

Procurement

Procuring Agency: Transport for NSW
Shortlist: Seymour Whyte and BMD
Procurement note:

The project will be delivered through a Design and Construct contract.

PROJECT HISTORY

2004 The project's planning process commenced.
Nov 2020 The 2020-21 NSW Budget allocated $21.6 million to the M1 Extension to Raymond Terrace in FY2020-21.
Nov 2020 The NSW Government commenced a Market Interaction Process for the project, with registrations closing on 20 November. Transport for NSW will determine the project's procurement process, delivery contract model and packaging following this early market engagement.
Jun 2021 The NSW 2021-22 Budget allocated $349 million over the next four years to the project, including $28 million in FY2021-22. This is in addition to the $63 million already spent by the NSW Government, bringing their contribution to $412 million.
Jul 2021 The NSW Government opened tenders for the provision of transaction management services, closing on 10 August.
Jul 2021 The Environment Impact Statement for the project was placed on public exhibition, closing on 24 August.
Sep 2021 The NSW Government opened Expressions of Interest for the Black Hill to Tomago Package and Heatherbrae Bypass Package, closing on 22 October. The EOI notice confirmed the project will be delivered through two Design and Construct contracts.
Oct 2021 TfNSW opened Registrations of Interest for the Black Hill to Tomago and Heatherbrae Bypass packages, closing on 11 November.
Apr 2022 Transport for NSW announced the shortlist of bidders for the project.
Sector
Road
Procurement approach
Traditional Procurement |
Location
New South Wales |
Resources
Media releases
2022/04/06
Project pages
Transport for NSW
Major Contract

Hexham Straight Widening

PROJECT STATUS
Under Procurement
Hexham Straight Widening

The Hexham Straight Widening will upgrade six kilometres of the Pacific Highway between the Newcastle Inner City Bypass and the Hexham Bridge.

The project's scope includes:

  • a six-kilometre upgrade of the Pacific Highway between the Newcastle Inner City Bypass and the Hexham Bridge
  • widening from dual carriageway to triple carriageway
  • demolition of the existing Ironbark bridge and construction of two new bridges at Ironbark Creek, and
  • utility relocations. 

Key Dates

Mar 2022 ROIs Open
May 2022 ROIs Close

Funding contributions

The project is being funded as part of the broader M1 Extension to Raymond Terrace project. 

Procurement

Procuring Agency: Transport for NSW
Procurement note:

Registartions of Interest have only been opened to pre-qualified contractors.  

PROJECT HISTORY

Mar 2022 TfNSW opened Registrations of Interest for the project to pre-qualified contractors.
Sector
Road
Procurement approach
Alliance |
Location
New South Wales |
Resources
Media releases
2022/04/06
Tender notices
2022/03/25