Work on the $463 million Sydney Metro City and Southwest Pitt Street Station project is set to commence in 2020.
CIMIC Group's CPB Contractors have been awarded the contract to design and construct the station. The project is part of Sydney Metro, the largest public transport initiative in Australia. CPB Contractors have already delivered the tunnelling and civic works for Sydney Metro Northwest Station and is currently constructing the twin 15.5 kilometre tunnels for the Southwest Pitt Street Station.
The project will connect retail and commercial facilities within the Sydney CBD through a 250 metre long underground station running from Park Street to Bathurst Street and between Pitt and Castlereagh Streets.
Additionally, CPB Contractors will collaborate with Oxford Properties Group in the design and construction of two high-rise buildings to be erected above the station. The two buildings will each be 39 storeys, with one to supply commercial office space and the other to serve as a build to rent residential building.
"Award of this project consolidates CPB Contractors’ position as a leading contractor delivering Sydney Metro, building on our work on Sydney Metro Northwest and Sydney Metro City and Southwest," says CPB Contractors Managing Director Juan Santamaria.
"CPB Contractors is proud to be working closely with Sydney Metro, Oxford Properties and the local business community to deliver this important new station and two landmark high-rise towers."
Michael Wright, CIMIC Group chief executive officer, adds, "This project continues CIMIC Group’s strong track record of providing important infrastructure to benefit communities and help to drive continued economic growth.
"Our multidisciplinary skills will be central to delivering this vibrant and important new public transport and commercial hub in the heart of Sydney’s central business district."
Work will commence in 2020 with an expected conclusion data of 2023. When completed, Sydney Metro will deliver 31 metro stations and more than 66 kilometres of new metro rail to the city.
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