Western Harbour Tunnel and Sydney Harbour Tunnel Asset Management Services

Western Harbour Tunnel and Sydney Harbour Tunnel Asset Management Services

This contract covers Asset Management Services for the Sydney Harbour Tunnel and future Western Harbour Tunnel. The scope of the contract includes:

  • asset management 
  • operations 
  • maintenance, and
  • lifecycle services for the two assets.

This contract is also expected to form a key part in supporting the delivery of the Western Harbour Tunnel and Beaches Link program.

The Sydney Harbour Tunnel is maintained and operated under a 30-year concession, which was awarded in 1987, commenced in 1992, and is set to expire in 2022. The Western Harbour Tunnel will link the WestConnex Rozelle Interchange with North Sydney and the future Beaches Link through the Warringah Freeway Upgrade.

Key Dates

Aug 2021 ROIs Open
Aug 2021 ROIs Close
Sep 2021 RFT Open
Apr 2022 Contract Award


Procuring Agency: Transport for NSW
Successful Tenderer: Ventia
Related contracts:
Engineering services contract
Successful Tenderer - SNC-Lavalin


Aug 2021 Transport for NSW opened the Registration of Interest (ROI) process for Asset Management Services of the Sydney Harbour Tunnel and future Western Harbour Tunnel, closing on 24 August. Dependent on the number of bidders approved through the ROI phase, Transport for NSW may conduct an Expression of Interest (EOI) phase or opt directly for a detailed Request for Tender (RFT) phase for the procurement. The EOI or RFT phase was expected to begin in September, with the contract award anticipated in the first quarter of 2022.
Apr 2022 Transport for NSW awarded the Asset management Services contract to Ventia.
Jun 2022 SNC-Lavalin was awarded an engineering services contract for the project under a long-term services agreement. SNC-Lavalin will provide a range of engineering services to support Ventia during the procurement, design, and construction of the Western Harbour Tunnel.
Procurement approach
Service Contract |
New South Wales |
Government resources
Sydney Harbour Tunnel Act 1987
Tender notices