TASK: Environmental advice and project management support

In late 2009 Bowditch Group was successful in being awarded a contract by RMS to provide specialist environmental advice, project management support and community consultation services for construction of the 40 kilometre Hunter Expressway between the M1 Motorway near Cameron Park and the New England Highway at Branxton in the Hunter Valley.

Bowditch Group employed additional staff and partnered with specialist consultants in the fields of environmental planning and management, ecological assessment and rehabilitation, archaeology, hazardous materials assessment, structural bridge engineering, concrete pavement design and construction, plastic technology, construction noise and vibration modelling, traffic modelling, and architectural acoustic assessment and mechanical ventilation assessment of noise-affected residential properties to deliver this contract.

Delivery of public presentations to business and community stakeholder groups on the progress of project construction and highlighting the achievement of key milestones has been an important role of Bowditch Group as has ensuring RMS has fulfilled its statutory environmental planning approval obligations and commitments.