Western Ring Road (M80) (Leighton)
Job: Western Ring Road (M80), Melbourne, Australia
Total Area: Approx. 4,000 sqm.
Description: Bridge elements: bridge piers, parapets, beams, abutments, cross heads and road safety barriers.
Constructor : Leighton
Asset Owner : Vic Roads
Leighton Contractors has been awarded a $120 million contract by Vic Roads to deliver a section of the M80 Ring Road Upgrade in Melbourne, Australia.
The package includes the design and construction of two additional traffic lanes in each direction along 4.1 km of existing freeway with associated bridge strengthening from South of Tilburn Road to Furlong Road. The project also includes surfacing, line marking and Intelligent Transport Systems between South of Tilburn Road and Sunshine Avenue, and Intelligent Transport Systems works along the Deer Park Bypass.
Within this section of road, Vic Roads issued a painting specification for permanent decorative anti carbonation (sec
686) and permanent anti graffiti (sec 685). ProGuard was used on a significant section of this specification enabling painting works to be completed quickly during night shift work. A major cost advantage of using the ProGuard system for this project was in the much reduced traffic control.
Nanokote Pty Ltd is a Division of Australian company Micronisers Pty Ltd. The Group of Companies are trail blazers in the field of nano materials in Australia. Nanokote specializes in providing finished coating materials in the form of specialised thin films, barrier coatings and functional coatings. We engineer and implement clever ways of enhancing the value of our customer’s products which results in our customers increasing their competitive edge. Our products introduce ways of differentiating our customer products enabling premium prices, increased market share and strong returns on investment.