Bruce Highway, Rockhampton Northern Access Upgrade—construction sustainability services

Implementation of sustainability with construction team to meet TMR specifications

Project

The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) was transitioning to require all projects above $100 million to complete an Infrastructure Sustainability (IS) rating.

The Rockhampton Northern Access Upgrade (RNAU) had passed the design phase, so TMR applied a non-certified IS approach for construction, managed through a third-party contract administrator. The RNAU Joint Venture (RNAJV), comprising McIlwain Civil Engineering and SGQ, engaged Losee Consulting to advise and implement sustainability alongside the project team.

Solution

Successes with the project included:

  • Rapid approval of the Infrastructure Sustainability Management Plan (Construction)
  • Engaging construction team on TMR’s sustainability expectations
  • Enhancing McIlwain policies and procedures to incorporate sustainability
  • Providing monthly sustainability reporting against objectives and targets for the administrator and TMR.

This was the Joint Venture partners’ first experience with IS, which they will use to demonstrate their capability for future TMR projects.

The project reached practical completion in August 2021 and achieved all sustainability targets.

Services

Infrastructure sustainability implementation

Location

Rockhampton, Queensland

Dates

2019 to 2021

Asset type

Road

Industry

Construction

Certifications

Non-certified ISv1.2 application

Recent projects

EMM Consulting—Flora and fauna field work
EMM Consulting—Flora and fauna field work
Ecology fieldwork
Ecology fieldwork
Moreton Bay Regional Council—Strategy Scoping Report
Moreton Bay Regional Council—Strategy Scoping Report
Logan Green Building Guide
Logan Green Building Guide
Noosa Northshore Campground – Options Analysis and Feasibility
Noosa Northshore Campground – Options Analysis and Feasibility
Queensland’s Plastic Pollution Reduction Plan and Engagement
Queensland’s Plastic Pollution Reduction Plan and Engagement
Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries—Timber Fact Sheets
Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries—Timber Fact Sheets
Tunnel energy efficiency initiative
Tunnel energy efficiency initiative
SPC Sustainability Roadmap
SPC Sustainability Roadmap
Cross River Rail—technical advisor to Delivery Authority
Cross River Rail—technical advisor to Delivery Authority
Inland Rail—Independent Sustainability Professional services
Inland Rail—Independent Sustainability Professional services
Healthy Land and Water NRM—Business Strategy Facilitation
Healthy Land and Water NRM—Business Strategy Facilitation
Queensland Government—Restricted Plastic Bag Use
Queensland Government—Restricted Plastic Bag Use
Maleny Dairies Climate Active Certification
Maleny Dairies Climate Active Certification
Noosa Shire – Carbon Reduction and Energy Efficiency Plan
Noosa Shire – Carbon Reduction and Energy Efficiency Plan
Logan Enhancement Project—Infrastructure Sustainability Services
Logan Enhancement Project—Infrastructure Sustainability Services
Infrastructure Sustainability Council—Development of IS Essentials
Infrastructure Sustainability Council—Development of IS Essentials
Captain Cook Highway, Smithfield Bypass—Infrastructure Sustainability
Captain Cook Highway, Smithfield Bypass—Infrastructure Sustainability
Burdekin Falls Dam—Detailed Business Case
Burdekin Falls Dam—Detailed Business Case
Motorway depot environmental and planning review
Motorway depot environmental and planning review
Queensland Motorways—Sustainability Metrics and Carbon Footprint
Queensland Motorways—Sustainability Metrics and Carbon Footprint
Rochedale Busway Park ‘n’ Ride—Infrastructure Sustainability Design submission
Rochedale Busway Park ‘n’ Ride—Infrastructure Sustainability Design submission
Bundaberg Hospital Redevelopment—Detailed Business Case Sustainability Assessment
Bundaberg Hospital Redevelopment—Detailed Business Case Sustainability Assessment
Bruce Highway, Rockhampton Northern Access Upgrade—construction sustainability services
Bruce Highway, Rockhampton Northern Access Upgrade—construction sustainability services
Queensland Government ERF Participation—Review of Land Sector Opportunities
Queensland Government ERF Participation—Review of Land Sector Opportunities
480 Queen Street Climate Adaptation Plan
480 Queen Street Climate Adaptation Plan
Bruce Highway, Haughton River Floodplain Upgrade—infrastructure sustainability services
Bruce Highway, Haughton River Floodplain Upgrade—infrastructure sustainability services
Ipswich Motorway, Rocklea to Darra—Infrastructure Sustainability Services
Ipswich Motorway, Rocklea to Darra—Infrastructure Sustainability Services
Logan Enhancement Project—Tender Design
Logan Enhancement Project—Tender Design
Tweed Shire Council—Environmental Sustainability Strategy
Tweed Shire Council—Environmental Sustainability Strategy
Motorway upgrade climate risk assessments
Motorway upgrade climate risk assessments
NorthConnex—Sustainability audit
NorthConnex—Sustainability audit
Gateway Upgrade North—Sustainability Advice
Gateway Upgrade North—Sustainability Advice
Verification of Infrastructure Sustainability Ratings
Verification of Infrastructure Sustainability Ratings

Get in touch

Opportunity awaits

© Losee Consulting Pty Ltd, 2013-2022 – All rights reserved.

We pay respect to the Traditional Owners and keepers of this land and acknowledge all elders past present and future.