The overall project involves the design, construction, maintenance and financing of 65 High Capacity Metro Trains and a range of ancillary activities to support this, including construction of a new High Capacity Metro Train Maintenance Facility at Pakenham. The Civilex footprint, as part of the overall project is approximately 400,000m2 and requires a team to cut and fill approximately 160,000m3 of in situ fill material, importing and placing 60,000m3 of structural fill and 22,000m3 of rail capping material. The complex earthworks require the remediation of up to 120,000m2 of unsuitable subgrade conditions across the site. In addition, Civilex will supply and install of over 5 kilometres of in ground stormwater drainage, 20 kilometres of above ground swale drainage, construct 5 large box culvert structures and 56,000m2 of pavement construction for access roads, stabling roads, concrete pavements and car parks. Civilex are thrilled to be a part of this exciting project which supports Melbourne’s existing transport network and growing population. Civilex works are due for completion in the second half of 2017.Read More
On Friday 4th November 2016, Civilex commenced works on the Bayswater Grade Separation Project. Civilex have been successfully awarded a major package of works for the Laing O’Rourke Fulton Hogan Alliance and VicRoads. This project involves removing two of Victoria’s most dangerous level crossings at Scoresby Road and Mountain Highway as part of the Level Crossing Removal Project.
November will host a month long occupation for the project. Civilex have deployed an equipment fleet of 50 and over 75 personnel to work around the clock, 24hrs per day, 7 days per week. During this time, Civilex scope will involve the rail sleeper removal, major earthworks, preparation of shotcrete walls and formation of the new rail alignment up to 8m lower than pre-existing rail line, over approximately 1 kilometre of track.
To ensure the health and wellbeing of Civilex staff over this intense 30 day shutdown period, we have introduced 3 shifts per day instead of a standard 2 and incorporated an overlap for effective handover of site operations from one shift to the next.Read More
Civilex Victoria, in conjunction with Laing O’ Rourke and the Department of Defence, has now commenced works at the East Sale RAAF Base.
For Civilex, this $25M project includes the delivery of a flight line shelter for 28 aircrafts, aircraft storage hangar for 17 aircrafts, 100,000m2 of pavements and 50,000m3 of earthworks. The Civilex works package will be carried out within the active defence base environment and special care taken to minimise any impact on base operations. Once complete, the East Sale RAAF Base will provide new and upgraded pilot training infrastructure as part of the Pilot Training Systems Project, to develop trainees from initial flight screening through to advanced fighter training courses. Civilex site staff foresee this infrastructure upgrade, including the erection of the Central Flying School (CFS), to be a state of the art facility making the Australian Defence personnel and local community proud.Read More
In May 2016, Civilex Victoria were awarded the Wheelers Hill Traffic Project for Caulfield Grammar School. Since this time, Civilex have been working at the Wheeler’s Hill Campus, completing the $8m main entrance upgrade for the school. This project is of particular importance to Caulfield Grammar as it addresses their traffic congestion and spatial issues and includes an exciting upgrade to the main entrance. The Civilex scope includes the main entrance upgrade, construction of a new maintenance facility, storage facility, access roads and parking facilities.
Since project commencement, the project team have worked hard to accommodate the specific needs of the school to ensure that daily operations were not affected by the works. Careful planning of the main entrance upgrade was paramount to achieve the tight one week shutdown during the school holidays. Civilex successfully realigned the roundabout entrance, installed new drainage, duplicated the existing entrance way and re-sheeted 50m of the existing entrance road all in time for the return of the students. The Civilex team were praised for their workmanship and efficiency by the Caulfield Grammar Construction team after this intense week of construction activities.
The works are scheduled for completion in January 2017. With all major milestones achieved to date, Civilex is on track to complete the project within the proposed timeframe.Read More
Civilex Victoria, as Head Contractor, has delivered a high profile sporting precinct for Deakin University to be used by professional athletes and in particular the Geelong Football Club for training sessions throughout the AFL season.
Works included construction of new sporting fields including athletics, soccer, basketball, netball, AFL, cricket and baseball. All areas conform to international standards, including natural turf for a Melbourne Cricket Ground sized oval, synthetic grass for a soccer oval requiring FIFA certification and a synthetic rubber acrylic athletics track that is IAAF certified. In addition to being used for competition and informal sports, the facility boasts an outdoor learning hub to advance the teachings of its sports biomechanics department. In addition to the new sporting fields, Civilex was also been engaged to undertake heavy earthworks, road and path construction, hard and soft landscaping and hardstand areas, lighting, security and other similar infrastructure as part of this contract.
Careful planning and staging of the works was required to keep the university operational during the construction works, to ensure the safe flow of traffic and pedestrians throughout the work zone. The project required a high level of stakeholder consultation and engagement to ensure external parties were abreast of any changing site conditions, especially when working around or near adjacent buildings and public zones.Read More
We successfully managed and constructed a new 320m long cut and cover services tunnel under Melbourne Airport. Given the difficulty associated with the project, we designed a robust plan that included demolition, heavy bulk excavation, service protection, temporary works, structural concrete, precast installation, drainage, waterproofing, service installation, pavements and other significant works associated with this type of build.Read More
As part of the $2 billion Regional Rail Project, Civilex constructed 16 rail overpasses, 4 train station facilities and multiple arterial roads and intersections. Works included earthworks, reinforced earth walls, structural concrete, drainage, pavements, lighting, signals signage, asphalt, line marking, and guard rail and safety improvements. Working day and night for 18 months, we managed the project to program, delivering multiple stages on time and to budget.Read More
Civilex was awarded the contract by Essendon Fields to carry out the construction of a new access road to the proposed Harts Hangar. The construction consisted of a new 800 metre road and associated services. The project was built concurrently with the new adjacent airside taxiway which required detailed planning and organisation for access and egress to the work zone.Read More
Civilex was engaged to complete the reconstruction of a 4.2km stretch of the Surf Coast Highway. The scope included earthworks, drainage, pavements, asphalt, line marking, and installing guard rails, wire ropes and signage. Given the large volume of traffic, we implemented a sound traffic management plan to minimise disruption and complete the project safely and on time.Read More
Civilex Victoria were contracted to complete the civil construction of the Church Street redevelopment program, which included the full reconstruction and beautification of the main street of Whittlesea. We developed a robust plan to minimise disruption to 400 shop frontages and traffic movement and retain pedestrian access during the 6-month build. Works included earthworks, drainage upgrade, asphalting, pavements, and soft and hard landscapes.Read More
Civilex was engaged to construct 460 bus stops for VicTrack across the Wyndham, Geelong and Surf Coast regions. The project included the detailed design and construction of 90 indented bus bays and the construction of 350 standard stops. The requirements of Civilex to deliver this project include resident communication, service location of multiple sites, excavation and preparation of stops, construction of asphalt and concrete bus bays, construction of concrete hardstands, traffic management, line marking, signage and tactile installation.Read More
Civilex was engaged to provide the entire bulk earthworks and pavements package for the Woodgrove Shopping Centre, Melton (approximately 100,000sqm). Despite the size of the construction area and large amount of inclement weather, we completed the program 4 weeks ahead of schedule! Works included bulk and detailed earthworks, drainage, pavements, lighting, signage, asphalt, line marking and landscaping.Read More
Given the enormity of the facility (likened to the Melbourne Cricket Ground and Etihad Stadium), this project required significant planning and construction. Works included bulk earth works, sub soil drainage, irrigation, sand and turf placement, fencing, concrete paths, and a recycled water pump station. Completed in record time, and to high standards, the project has received significant praise from the client and general public.Read More
Civilex was awarded the contract as a qualified and experienced contractor to construct two Australian Rules football grounds, associated car park, sports field lighting, external landscape, irrigation, drainage works and retention basins for the City of Wyndham.Read More
Civilex, working for John Beever Australia, were awarded the early works for the construction of a gas compressor station in Armytage Lane, Winchelsea. This included the construction of access roads, a large crushed rock hardstand up to 1.4 metre in depth, high pressure airlines, approximately 50 detailed concrete footings, drainage, lighting, electrical service pits and conduits.Read More
Civilex was engaged to build stages 1 and stage 2 of the Wyndham Vale train station car parking areas. With over 400 car spaces, the works included earthworks, drainage, pavements, lighting, signage, asphalt and all other associated works.Read More
Civilex performed remediation and civil construction works for Masters, Box Hill. This included 80,000sqm of asbestos fill, and construction of a 20,000sqm building footprint and 20,000sqm car park. Key challenges included addressing environmental issues and working in a high traffic area on Middleborough Road at a Vic Roads signalised intersection.Read More
Civilex was engaged to provide civil construction works for a new, shared sports facility to accommodate soccer, AFL, basketball court, playground and a cricket ground. We provided bulk earthworks, sub soil drainage, irrigation, sand and turf placement, fencing and concrete paths on time, to budget, and above the client’s expectations.Read More
Civilex is currently completing full site preparation for a state of the art new correctional facility with a 260,000sqm footprint in Melbourne West. Works include large scale bulk earth works, pavements, drainage, combined services trenching, and structural concrete. Through careful program management we will remain ahead of program throughout the build.Read More
Civilex was awarded the contract by Whittlesea City Council to carry out the road rehabilitation and upgrade of McKimmies Road in Bundoora for a 1 kilometre section of the road. The works, which have now been completed required significant planning as it was compulsory the road remained operational during construction works, including peak periods. Traffic management and co-ordination with stakeholders and the community was crucial on this project with communication playing a key driver to its success.Read More