Logan Enhancement Project—Infrastructure Sustainability Services

Implementation of sustainability goals with delivery team on major toll road upgrade

Project

Transurban set ambitious sustainability goals for its $512 million Logan Enhancement Project. CPB Contractors, with the GHD/SMEC design Joint Venture (JV), were the D&C contractors. The Design JV engaged Losee Consulting to lead sustainability through the:

 

  • Four gate sustainability engineering design
  • Infrastructure Sustainability (IS) rating base case and weightings assessment
  • Sustainability management plan and governance arrangements
  • Modelling of energy, water, and materials
  • Climate change adaptation planning
  • Coordinating evidence collection for the IS rating submission.

Solution

The project’s several exceptional sustainability initiatives included:

  • 220,000 tonnes of EME2 asphalt laid with significant CAPEX savings and 6400 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions avoided
  • $20 million investment in fauna crossings, including a new BEBO arch fauna overpass, rope crossings, glider poles, and underpasses
  • First Australian infrastructure project to recycle soft plastics
  • Paperless design review system, saving over 150,000 sheets of paper.

The project achieved an ‘Excellent’ IS Design rating with 69 points, later achieving a ‘Leading’ As Built rating.

Services

Infrastructure sustainability implementation

Location

Brisbane, Queensland

Dates

2017 to 2018

Asset type

Road

Industry

Construction

Certifications

‘Excellent’ ISv1.2 Design rating achieved

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