Kingsford Smith Drive Upgrade Project

Client: Brisbane City Council

Location: Brisbane

Date: 2014 – 2019

Project Value: $650 M

The Kingsford Smith Drive Upgrade Project is a major road project involving the upgrade of a major entry road to Brisbane from four to six lanes by widening into the Brisbane River and providing associated facilities such as dedicated cycle and pedestrian paths. 

E3 Advisory professionals performed key transaction management roles including:

  • Development of the project delivery strategy based on evaluation of multiple delivery models, understanding of the existing market conditions and key project characteristics and risks
  • Development of focussed tender documents and associated evaluation plans allowing efficient and effective evaluation of tenders and robust contract documentation
  • Input to ensure the robust development of the Performance Specification and the Project Deed
  • Management of the interactive tender process to extract optimum value for Council, and evaluation of activities such as managing the request for information and clarifications, coordination of evaluation advisors, facilitating the Evaluation Panel scoring workshop and developing a risk adjusted tender price

Contract was executed on 3 December 2015. E3 Advisory has subsequently been appointed to support Council in the delivery of the project in the roles of Design & Construction Manager, Commercial Manager and Project Delivery Support. Practical Completion is scheduled for mid-2019.