We know how to best leverage ongoing value for money and commercial outcomes for transport planning projects in a stimulated Queensland economy. The following projects outline our capabilities across a wide range of transport disciplines:

Main Road andKessels Road Intersection Upgrade Business Case and Preliminary Design

Ipswich Motorway (Darra to Rocklea) Upgrade – Preliminary Design and Business Case Development

Ipswich to Springfield Public Transport Corridor Study

Clifford Street (Margaret Street to Russell Street) –Toowoomba Regional Council, Toowoomba

Connecting SEQ 2031

Grantham 2011 Flood Waste Capping Project

TMR Road Maintenance and Performance Contract – Oakey District, Toowoomba Regional Council

Maroochydore Bus Station Project – TransLink, Maroochydore

Shaping Up Guidelines

Main Road andKessels Road Intersection Upgrade Business Case and Preliminary Design

TransGroup project managed the business case development including engaging and managing the planning consultants, GHD. TransGroup’s role in the business case required working with and coordinating multi-disciplinary teams such as survey, pavement, geotechnical, structural, hydraulic, environmental and communications. In particular, TransGroup engaged and managed communication consultants Rowlands, who consulted with various project stakeholders, including local, state and federal politicians, residents and business/property owners.

The establishment of the project Business Stakeholder Reference Group was instrumental in successfully meeting the expectations of the project and businesses. Following this, TransGroup prepared and submitted the Project Proposal Report (PPR) to the Federal Government; securing the funding that was needed to deliver the project. TransGroupalso prepared the Benefit Realisation Plan and Transition Plan to handover to TMR’s Major Infrastructure Projects unit to deliver under a DECI process. The Regional Director (Metropolitan Region) nominated the project for TMR Excellence Awards for project management and consultation.

TMR Road Maintenance and Performance Contract – Oakey District, Toowoomba Regional Council

TransGroup undertook quality management, reporting and program development on the $450K TMR Road Maintenance and Performance Contract. As part of this role, TransGroup developed works programs dependent on intervention levels and available funding. TransGroup also procured services for significant additional works. This was a profitable contract with significant additional works funded ($2.5M).
Client Description: Clifford Street (Margaret St to Russell St) – Toowoomba Regional Council.
Location: Toowoomba, QLD.
Services relevant to Qld. Government needs: Quality Management, Reporting, and Program Development.
Role performed in engagement: Site Engineer responsible for implementation of quality management system, developing a works program, reporting on progress and managing on site project safety. Chairing progress meetings.
Project Scale/Complexity (value, team size, duration): Complex inner city project, $4.5M.
Outcome and Results of the Project: Project delivered on time and within budget.

Ipswich to Springfield Public Transport Corridor Study

The Queensland Government conducted a study for future transport options, infrastructure and services between Ipswich and Springfield.

TransGroup project managed the Review of Environmental Factors for options to determine a preferred corridor option. This stage also looked at a preferred public transport mode where heavy rail was recommended as the reference project for the Environmental Impact Statement stage.

Ipswich Motorway (Darra to Rocklea) Upgrade – Preliminary Design and Business Case Development

TransGroup project managed the Preliminary Evaluation and Business case to seek $2.8Bfor upgrading this 7km of urban motorway as part of the national road network. This was the highest value single transport infrastructure project being developed in Queensland at that time. The outcome was a staged construction programme to meet traffic demand over 10-20 years and beyond.

 

Grantham 2011 Flood Waste Capping Project

TransGroup undertook project, site and quality management services over a 2 months period on the $1.5M Grantham 2011 Flood Waste Capping project. The team was responsible for implementing a Quality Management System, which monitored the quality of materials and work undertaken onsite. TransGroup exceeded the client’s expectations, delivering the project early and to a high standard.

Shaping Up Guidelines

TransGroup provided project management services and was lead for the development of the Shaping Up guidelines, which was a companion document to and Signature Project of the Integrated Regional Transport Plan (IRTP) for South East Queensland. The guidelines have been well used and promote sustainable development to assist Local Government Areas and developers in the design of new and redeveloped areas to reduce vehicle trips, support public transport and increase the attractiveness of walking and cycling. Shaping Up received a merit award from the Planning Institute of Australia.

Connecting SEQ 2031

Connecting SEQ 2031 is a comprehensive far-reaching transport planningdocument. It established a transport planning and policy document to support the South East Regional Queensland Plan 2009 – 2031.

Connecting SEQ 2031 includes a multi-modal plan and policy response for public transport, active transport, private vehicles and freight. This plan will guide the prioritisation of available funds to deliver maximum benefits across the transport system.

TransGroup established a project team and work program, oversaw the strategy development, planning and consultation phases, and coordinated drafting of public exposure and final documents. Travel demand management and car parking policies were developed to support the investment strategy. There was a major public consultation phase, and state cabinet approved the final plan in August 2011.

 

Clifford Street (Margaret Street to Russell Street) –Toowoomba Regional Council, Toowoomba

TransGroup provided quality management, reporting and program development on this complex inner city project valued at $4.5M. TransGroup was Site Engineer responsible for implementing a quality management system, developing a works program, reporting on progress and managing the on site project safety. TransGroup also chairedproject progress meetings. The project was delivered on time and within budget.

Maroochydore Bus Station Project – TransLink, Maroochydore

TransGroup project managed the 2 year Maroochydore Bus Station project valued at $8.3M and was the TransLink Design and Construction Manager. TransGroup delivered a distilled design and construction of Maroochydore Bus Station.

TMR Road Maintenance and Performance Contract – Oakey District, Toowoomba Regional Council

TransGroup undertook quality management, reporting and program development on the $450K TMR Road Maintenance and Performance Contract. As part of this role, TransGroup developed works programs dependent on intervention levels and available funding. TransGroup also procured services for significant additional works. This was a profitable contract with significant additional works funded ($2.5M).
Client Description: Clifford Street (Margaret St to Russell St) – Toowoomba Regional Council.
Location: Toowoomba, QLD.
Services relevant to Qld. Government needs: Quality Management, Reporting, and Program Development.
Role performed in engagement: Site Engineer responsible for implementation of quality management system, developing a works program, reporting on progress and managing on site project safety. Chairing progress meetings.
Project Scale/Complexity (value, team size, duration): Complex inner city project, $4.5M.
Outcome and Results of the Project: Project delivered on time and within budget.

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