Vinci awarded two contracts in Australia

By Catrin Jones17 March 2022

Seymour Whyte, an Australian subsidiary of Vinci Construction, has been awarded two new contracts in the country worth approximately AUD528 million (US$373 million) in total.

New Sydney Airport landside construction works (Photo: Vinci Construction)

In a joint venture with BMD, Seymour Whyte has been awarded a contract for landside civil and building works for the future Western Sydney International (Nancy-Bird Walton) Airport. Thsi has a scheduled opening date of 2026.

The project, worth approximately AUD 380 million (US$268 million), includes the integration of the new M12 motorway – linking the airport to the Sydney motorway network, and the airport’s two metro stations.

Over in Melbourne, Seymour Whyte has been awarded the AUD148 million (US$104 million) Healesville-Koo Wee Rup Road upgrade in the East of the city by Major Road Projects Victoria (MRPV).

The project, starting in early 2022, involves a 5km road duplication, two new bridges, and a 5.5km shared user path. The upgrade will aim to improve travel times, reduce congestion, and boost safety.

The project will minimise its environmental impact by using a 30% recycled asphalt product, reinforced concrete with recycled plastic used in place of steel reinforcing mesh and building 23 fauna underpasses.

Delivered directly to your inbox, World Construction Week Newsletter features the pick of the breaking news stories, product launches, show reports and more from KHL's world-class editorial team.
Longer Reads
Interview: Doosan Bobcat’s Gustavo Otero
Construction Europe’s Cat Jones meets the Doosan Bobcat president to discuss everything from new innovations to a new beginning for hundreds of Ukrainians
Doosan’s new grade of crawler dozers
Company seeks to deliver top power in crawler dozers in its latest move to become a full line equipment supplier
3D printing: New tech being used to build in Africa
Holcim subsidiary 14Trees is the first firm to use 3D printing to build schools and affordable housing in countries across Africa
Andy Brown Editor, International Construction Tel: +44 (0) 1892 786 224 E-mail:
Simon Kelly Sales Manager Tel: +44 (0) 1892 786 223 E-mail: