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Getting the right priorities in place to deliver efficient, reliable and well-planned transportation systems are fundamental to a community's economic prosperity and quality of life.

Economic and population growth, greater urbanisation and increased mobility are boosting demand for new infrastructure and services straining the capacity and effectiveness of existing assets. Single mode approaches are no longer viable as governments and stakeholders recognise the need for multi-modal solutions across the whole integrated network.

Across the whole transport spectrum of airports, maritime, roads and highways, rail bridges and logistics, our team provides integrated transport services throughout the project lifecycle - from initial policy, transport planning, economics and business case advice, through concept, procurement, detailed design and construction to operations, maintenance and asset management.

Demand for resources globally can only be met through the provision and maintenance of innovative, flexible and sustainable transport infrastructure. Working with our team, our clients benefit from the security that comes with a presence on the ground, coupled with global industry experience. Our transportation offering extends beyond the trusted advisor relationship. We’ll work closely with you and offer reliable, cost-concious advice to ensure you meet your objectives

We help clients develop sustainable solutions which balance infrastructure investment with demand reduction, land use strategies and system efficiencies.

For further information, contact:

David Kinniburgh
Tel: +61 2 9239 7224
Email: David Kinniburgh

Jubilee Bridge Replacement, Queensland

The Jubilee Bridge Replacement project in Innisfail, Queensland received the Concrete Institute of Australia’s National Award in the $5 million - $50 million category. In conjunction with Cassowary Coast Regional Council, GHD was recognised for the innovative use of both precast and in-situ elements, as well as the concrete balustrades and detailing in the bridge. Importantly, the bridge design successfully maintained the art deco architectural heritage of the town.

The original Jubilee Bridge was built in 1923, but was closed in 2010 due to safety concerns. Re-establishing a pedestrian and vehicular link across the Johnstone River System was crucial for Innisfail.

GHD delivered a range of integrated services for the replacement project. We provided structural and risk assessments, safety audits of the old crossing, as well as concept design and options analysis, detailed design and documentation, geotechnical investigations and construction phase services for the new bridge.

Legacy Way Road Tunnel, Queensland Australia

Legacy Way

GHD has delivered detailed design services for Brisbane’s AUD1.8 billion Legacy Way Road Tunnel, which links the Western Freeway at Toowong with the Inner City Bypass at Kelvin Grove to distribute traffic from local and arterial roads onto motorway standard roads. The project includes 5 km twin tunnels that were successfully bored by two 12 m diameter Tunnel Boring Machines.

   

City East Alliance, Western Australia

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GHD, as a partner of the City East Alliance in Western Australia, has helped deliver the Great Eastern Highway Upgrade Project.

The upgrade to Great Eastern Highway represents one of the most significant services relocation and replacement challenges on a West Australian infrastructure project, with more than 80 km of services conduit, including water, gas, power, telecommunications and drainage impacted. Adding to this challenge, the project was delivered within a constrained 21 hectare road corridor used by 55,000 vehicles per day.

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Port Lincoln Airport Terminal, South Australia

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GHD was engaged by the District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula to deliver the architecture, interior architecture, building services and structural engineering services for the upgrade of the Port Lincoln Airport Terminal in South Australia.

GHD provided design and documentation services for the facility and assistance during the construction phase.

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Brannan Street Wharf, California

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GHD, as the lead design firm in a joint-venture, performed site investigations, conceptual engineering design of structural alternatives, design development and final design for the Brannan Street Wharf in San Francisco, California.

The wharf is a major new open space constructed over the water in the heart of the South Beach neighbourhood, replacing the wharf and pier structures built in 1908 and later closed due to unsafe conditions.

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Maritime & Coastal
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Transportation Planning & Traffic
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Tunnelling

Australia

David Kinniburgh

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David is the Australian Transportation Market Leader. He is responsible for overseeing the development and delivery of GHD's transportation strategy and focusing on providing our clients in this area of business with the highest level of service and value. 

David has highly developed team building skills, including team culture development. As a strategic thinker and planner, he excels in collaborative environments. David is motivatedby a strong desire to deliver cost effective, sustainable outcomes for clients and the community.

Position: Market Leader - Transportation
Tel: +61 2 9239 7224

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Ian Brodie, Queensland

Ian Brodie

Ian is a Principal Civil Engineer with extensive experience in the management and delivery of a wide variety of road, transportation and civil engineering projects, including public transport initiatives. Ian has an excellent understanding of client needs, adding value to projects by ensuring quality service delivery. Ian also has overall responsibility for GHD’s South Queensland regional offices. He has well established relationships with Main Roads North Coast-Hinterland District and Local Authorities.

Position: Market Leader Queensland - Transportation
Tel: +61 7 54138111

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Richard Warwick, Victoria

Richard Warwick

David is the Australian Transportation Market Leader. He is responsible for overseeing the development and delivery of GHD's transportation strategy and focusing on providing our clients in this area of business with the highest level of service and value. 

David has highly developed team building skills, including team culture development. As a strategic thinker and planner, he excels in collaborative environments. David is motivatedby a strong desire to deliver cost effective, sustainable outcomes for clients and the community.

Position: Market Leader Victoria - Transportation
Tel: +61 2 9239 7224

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Erik Geidans, Western Australia

Erik Geidens

Erik is the Business Group Manager for GHD’s Transport business in Western Australia. He has over 30 years experience and has worked in most transport related disciplines including roads and bridges, aviation, rail and marine works. He has significant experience in design, project and construction management on major multidisciplinary civil infrastructure projects and more recently has represented GHD on Alliance Boards administering large and complex road projects in a highly urban environment.

Position: Business Group Manager - Western Australia
Tel: +61 8 6222 8677

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Chile

Paula Arias

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Paula Arias is a Structural Engineer with a Masters in Structural and Geotechnical Engineering. She has more than 17 years of experience in ports and marine projects, consulting to a broad range of public and private sector clients. Previous to GHD, Paula worked in the Ministry of Public Works of Chile, where she contributed to major projects within the Ports Authority. From 2000 - 2006, Paula was responsible for project development and implementation for the Engineering Unit of the Department of Projects. Paula's extensive experience covers ports, artificial beaches, waterfront developments, fishing coves, passenger terminals and connecting port infrastructure.

Position: Maritime & Coastal - South America
Tel: +56 2 433 5409

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New Zealand

Dave Proctor

Dave Proctor

Dave Proctor has more than 30 years experience in the civil infrastructure sector where he has been responsible for the design and delivery of multi-disciplinary projects, particularly in the road / transport sector. As part of his career he has also been extensively involved with the maintenance and operations of road networks.

Position: Business Stream Manager - New Zealand
Tel: +64 7 8347903

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United Kingdom

Andrew Collinson

Andrew Collinson

Andy's varied project experience includes multidisciplinary design leadership of the eastern end of the UK's Channel Tunnel Rail Link, leadership of the concept development of the new Kings Cross Thameslink Underground Station and acting as the UK Rail Regulator's strategic advisor on Asset Knowledge Management.

Andy's business leadership experience has included being the MD of the multidisciplinary, multinational rail business of a major European consultancy and co-founder of the successful international strategic rail consultancy, CDL, recently acquired by GHD. These roles have provided Andy with a clear understanding of the whole life cycle, whole business challenges of building, running and maintaining a successful railway system.

A Chartered Engineer and Chartered Director, Andy has worked in the Middle East, Australia, the UK and Ireland and on projects in locations including Africa, New Zealand and Eastern Europe. His 29 years in industry include over 20 years in rail.

Position: Business Leader Rail - Middle East and UK
Tel: +44 1904 436 100

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2014

  • Perth City Link Rail Alliance (including GHD), Government Partnership Excellence Award - Infrastructure Partnerships Australia (National Awards)
  • Regional Rail Link Alliance (including GHD), Project of the Year - Infrastructure Partnerships Australia (National Awards)
  • Brannon Street Wharf, Port of San Francisco, California, Airports and Ports Project Award - American Society of Engineers (ASCE)

2013

  • City East Alliance (includes GHD): Great Eastern Highway Upgrade, Earth Award (WA) - Civil Contractors Federation Earth Awards
  • M80 Ring Road - Furlong Road to Sunshine Avenue, Earth Award (Victoria) - Civil Contractors Federation Earth Awards
  • Project New Grad Program - Auckland Transport, Fulton Hogan and GHD, Commendation for Best Practice Award - People Category - Roading Excellence
  • Cocos Island Cocos Keeling Island Runway Overlay, Corporate Award - Australian Airports Association National Airport Industry Awards
  • Team M1 (includes GHD) Pacific Motorway Upgrade at Daisy Hill, Earth Award (QLD) - Civil Contractors Federation Earth Awards
  • Duffs and Marlee Bridge Replacement project, Regional Award for Excellence (Newcastle) Infrastructure Category, Greater Taree City Council
  • Daly River Bridge, Earth Award (Northern Territory), Category 4 Award, Civil Contractors Federation Earth Awards
  • Legacy Way Tunnel, Major Tunnelling Project of the Year - International Tunnelling Awards
  • Perth City Link Rail Alliance (including GHD)
    • WA Award for Excellence, Concrete Institute of Australia
    • National Award for Excellence, Concrete Institute of Australia
  • Jubilee Bridge Replacement
    • Queensland Award for Excellence, Concrete Institute of Australia
    • National Award for Excellence, Concrete Institute of Australia

2012

  • City East Alliance - Great Eastern Highway Upgrade
    • Innovation Excellence Award, Leighton Contractors Western Australia
    • Safety & Health Excellence Award, Leighton Contractors Western Australia
    • Community Excellence Award, Leighton Contractors Western Australia
    • Environmental Excellence Award, Leighton Contractors Western Australia

2011

  • East Coast Road Widening Project, Excellence Award, Medium Road Project Category,Roading New Zealand
  • City East Alliance - Great Eastern Highway Upgrade, Innovation Excellence Award
  • Canning Bridge Precinct Vision, Excellence Award (Western Australia), Planning Institute of Australia
  • Horizon Alliance Richlands Station - Part of the Darra to Springfield Transport Corridor Project
    • Team of Excellence Award, Alliancing Association of Australasia
    • Innovation and Environment Management Award, Australian Master Builders
    • Sporting and Community Services Facilities Award, Australian Master Builders

  • Shaun Smedley, Emerging Transport Professional, Institute of Transportation Engineers ANZ