North South Corridor




PROJECT
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Prospective pipeline

Credibly proposed

Announced

Under procurement

Preferred bidder announced

Recently closed
North South Corridor
North South Corridor - T2D Stage One - ANZAC Highway to Darlington
North South Corridor - T2D Stage Two - River Torrens to ANZAC Highway
STATUS

Prospective pipeline

Greenfield (construction) or brownfield (government asset divestment) projects needed or likely to occur within the next five years, but is not formally proposed by a state, territory or major local government.

Credibly proposed

The project or divestment is supported by a state, territory or major local government, is subject to studies or other processes (such as pre-feasibility or scoping studies or business case development), and is likely to proceed to formal announcement.   

Announced

The project has a firm commitment and timeline from a state, territory or major local government, but has not yet entered the market.

Under procurement

The project or transaction is under procurement (such as a call for Expressions of Interest, requests for tender, or another offer to the market).

Preferred bidder announced

A preferred bidder has been selected and is in exclusive negotiations.

Recently closed

Projects that have progressed to contractual close remain on ANZIP for 12 months.

ANZIP is focused only on major infrastructure activity, above the following thresholds:

Australia

Construction projects: > AUD$300m

Investable greenfield & brownfield: > AUD$100m

New Zealand

All greenfield and brownfield projects and divestments: > NZD $100 million


STATUS: Announced
VALUE: $13.45bn AUD
SECTOR: Road
JURISDICTION: SA, Commonwealth
PROCUREMENT APPROACH: Traditional procurement
TYPE: Greenfield

Project Scope

The North-South Corridor will provide a dedicated non-stop thoroughfare for north and south bound traffic (including freight) running between Gawler and Old Noarlunga and passing through the Adelaide CBD, a distance of 78 kilometres (with 44 kilometres of motorway already complete).

Three sections have already been contracted and were funded through a deal between the State and Federal Governments:

  • Southern Expressway ($407 million)
  • Darlington Upgrade ($620 million)
  • Torrens Road to River Torrens ($896 million)
  • Regency Road to Pym Street ($354 million)
  • South Road Superway ($842 million)
  • Northern Connector ($867 million), and
  • Northern Expressway ($564 million).

 

Torrens to Darlington (T2D) section is yet to be procured. Estimated at $8.9 billion, this section is to be delivered in two stages:

  • Stage One: ANZAC Highway to Darlington, and
  • Stage Two: River Torrens to ANZAC Highway.

 


 

Funding

Federal Government:

The 2018-19 Federal Budget committed $1.4 billion to the North-South Corridor which will see funding contributions each year between FY2019-20 and FY2026-27. However, details of the funding profile and commencement date were not provided. The $1.4 billion includes $177 million commitment to the Regency Rd to Pym St section, which is to be co-funded by the State Government. The remaining funding has not been allocated to any specific section.

The 2019-20 Federal Budget allocated a further $1.5 billion towards the Corridor between FY2022-23 and FY2027-28.

SA Government:

The 2019-20 SA Budget committed $252 million over forward estimates to planning and early works for the remaining sections of the corridor (River Torrens to ANZAC Highway and ANZAC highway to Darlington).

 


 

Further Information

Infrastructure Australia (IA) lists the remaining sections of the North-South Corridor as a near term Priority Initiative and Regency Road to Pym Street as a Priority Project in its Infrastructure Priority List.



Last reviewed: 20/11/2020

North South Corridor - T2D Stage One - ANZAC Highway to Darlington


PROJECT
PIPELINE
STATUS

Prospective pipeline

Credibly proposed

Announced

Under procurement

Preferred bidder announced

Recently closed
 North South Corridor - T2D Stage One - ANZAC Highway to Darlington

STATUS: Announced
SECTOR: Road
JURISDICTION: SA,Commonwealth
PROCUREMENT APPROACH: Unknown
TYPE: Greenfield

Project Scope

The 10.5- kilometre Torrens to Darlington (T2D) project is the final section of North-South Corridor. T2D will allow motorists to bypass 21 sets of traffic lights when travelling between the River Torrens and Darlington.

Stage One of Torrens to Darlington project will see the completion of the motorway between ANZAC Highway to Darlington. Also referred to as the Southern Tunnel, Stage one includes approximately six kilometres of motorway including over four kilometres of tunnels. The construction methodology will prioritise minimising disruptions to motorists, residents and businesses along this section of South Road. Procurement methodology and project packaging are to be further refined through market sounding process as part of the business case development.

 


 

Key Dates

Apr 2019: South Australian and Federal Governments committed $5.4 billion for Stage One and Two of Torrens to Darlington project

Late 2023: Construction commencement

2028: Expected construction completion

 


 

Procurement

Related contracts

Tunneling investigation: PwC, SMEC, WSP and Tunnelling Solutions

Reference design: Joint venture between GHD, WGA and WSP

 


 

Funding

In April 2019, Federal and South Australian Governments jointly committed $5.4 billion in funding for Torrens to Darlington section of North-South Corridor. Related budget funding allocations are below:

Federal Government:

The 2018-19 Federal Budget committed an additional $1.4 billion to the North-South Corridor over the next 10 years, of which $1.22 is not yet allocated to a specific section. However, details of the funding profile are not provided in the Budget.

The 2019-20 Budget allocated a further $1.5 billion towards the Corridor between FY2022-23 and FY2027-28. 

SA Government:

The 2019-20 SA State Budget committed $252 million over forward estimates to planning and early works for the remaining sections of the Corridor, which includes Torrens to Darlington project The 2020-21 SA Budget allocated $30.5 million over the financial year to finalise the business case for Torrens to Darlington section.

 


 

Project History

November 2020: South Australian Government commenced market sounding process for Torrens to Darlington section. Registration of Interest were called from 17 November to 25 November, with interviews with selected participants, as well as written feedback submission concluding on 18 December 2020.

November 2020: South Australian Government announced the commencement of reference design phase.

November 2020: Following the selection of preferred option, new geotechnical testing commenced.

November 2020: A 'hybrid+' option, maximising social and economic benifits were announced as the preferred design option for Torrens to Darlington. The specific details of the hybrid+ option design, operation and connectivity are to be presented as investigation works and the reference design process are progressed.

December 2019: after reviewing the initial business case, and on advice from Infrastructure SA, the SA Government announced that they will establish a Program Management Office (PMO) within the Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI) in early 2020.

April 2019: Federal and South Australian Governments jointly committed $5.4 billion in funding for Torrens to Darlington section of North-South Corridor.

 


 

Further Information

Infrastructure Australia lists the remaining sections of North-South Corridor as a Priority Initiative with a near-term (0-5 years) time frame.



Last reviewed: 20/11/2020

North South Corridor - T2D Stage Two - River Torrens to ANZAC Highway


PROJECT
PIPELINE
STATUS

Prospective pipeline

Credibly proposed

Announced

Under procurement

Preferred bidder announced

Recently closed
 North South Corridor - T2D Stage Two - River Torrens to ANZAC Highway

STATUS: Announced
SECTOR: Road
JURISDICTION: SA,Commonwealth
PROCUREMENT APPROACH: Unknown
TYPE: Greenfield

Project Scope

The 10.5- kilometre Torrens to Darlington (T2D) project is the final section of North-South Corridor. T2D will allow motorists to bypass 21 sets of traffic lights when travelling between the River Torrens and Darlington.

Also referred to as Airport Link and Northern Tunnel, Stage Two includes approximately 4.5 kilometres of motorway connecting River Torrens and ANZAC Highway. About 2.3 kilometres of Stage Two is to be constructed in tunnels. Construction is expected to commence in 2026, with completion estimated in 2030. Planning, early works, procurement and approvals processes for Stage One and Two will run concurrently.

 


 

Key Dates

Apr 2019: South Australian and Federal Governments committed $5.4 billion for Stage One and Two of Torrens to Darlington project

Late 2023: Construction commencement

2028: Expected construction completion

 


 

Procurement

Related contracts

Tunneling investigation: PwC, SMEC, WSP and Tunnelling Solutions

Reference design: Joint venture between GHD, WGA and WSP

 


 

Funding

In April 2019, Federal and South Australian Governments jointly committed $5.4 billion in funding for Torrens to Darlington section of North-South Corridor. Related budget funding allocations are below:

Federal Government:

The 2018-19 Federal Budget committed an additional $1.4 billion to the North-South Corridor over the next 10 years, of which $1.22 is not yet allocated to a specific section. However, details of the funding profile are not provided in the Budget.

The 2019-20 Budget allocated a further $1.5 billion towards the Corridor between FY2022-23 and FY2027-28. 

SA Government:

The 2019-20 SA State Budget committed $252 million over forward estimates to planning and early works for the remaining sections of the Corridor, which includes Torrens to Darlington project The 2020-21 SA Budget allocated $30.5 million over the financial year to finalise the business case for Torrens to Darlington section.

 


 

Project History

November 2020: South Australian Government commenced market sounding process for Torrens to Darlington section. Registration of Interest were called from 17 November to 25 November, with interviews with selected participants, as well as written feedback submission concluding on 18 December 2020.

November 2020: South Australian Government announced the commencement of reference design phase.

November 2020: Following the selection of preferred option, new geotechnical testing commenced.

November 2020: A 'hybrid+' option, maximising social and economic benifits were announced as the preferred design option for Torrens to Darlington. The specific details of the hybrid+ option design, operation and connectivity are to be presented as investigation works and the reference design process are progressed.

December 2019: after reviewing the initial business case, and on advice from Infrastructure SA, the SA Government announced that they will establish a Program Management Office (PMO) within the Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI) in early 2020.

April 2019: Federal and South Australian Governments jointly committed $5.4 billion in funding for Torrens to Darlington section of North-South Corridor.

 


 

Further Information

Infrastructure Australia lists the remaining sections of North-South Corridor as a Priority Initiative with a near-term (0-5 years) time frame.



Last reviewed: 20/11/2020

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