Sustainability advice—Gateway Upgrade North

Gateway Upgrade North Sustainability Advice

Gateway Upgrade North Sustainability Advice

It was a big step for the Queensland Government to partner with Transurban to deliver the $1.2 billion Gateway Upgrade North project. ISCA’s sustainability rating scheme was adopted to manage social-environmental risk and promote sustainability outcomes.

Transurban engaged Scott Losee as a sustainability specialist for tender evaluation. The tender incorporated detailed sustainability requirements including achieving an Excellent rating and 65 ISCA points. Scott continued as client-side advisor to monitor and coach the contractor, Lendlease, and the SMEC Jacobs design Joint Venture.

As an experienced verifier, Scott provided expert review of the Sustainability Management Plan and direction across many challenging ISCA credits, including base case determination, management systems and community health and wellbeing indicators.

In this way Transurban and Transport and Main Roads has reinforced its expectation of high sustainability achievement and set the contractor up for success. The project is in a strong position to meet its 65 point target.