Home > Fletcher > Media Releases > 2017 > October Listen A- A+ Media Releases October 2017 31OCT2017WSA Co getting on with airport preparationsPreparations for the game-changing Western Sydney Airport are well underway with the release of a tender for land surveys of the airport site. 30OCT2017Tenderers shortlisted to deliver a free flowing Mitchell FreewayThe transformation of Mitchell Freeway is one step closer with potential contractors shortlisted for the $40 million widening of one of Perth's critical road corridors. 27OCT2017Shovels hit ground on the first stage of the Ipswich Motorway upgradeWorks on one of the biggest infrastructure projects in South East Queensland has begun, with the first sod turned on the $400 million Ipswich Motorway project today. 27OCT2017New Hub to drive jobs for Western Sydney infrastructure boomA new hub to train up Western Sydney jobseekers to build world class infrastructure in the region has officially opened as the Turnbull and Berejiklian Governments continue rolling out their $3.6 billion Western Sydney Infrastructure Plan. 25OCT2017Contract Awarded For O'Herns Road InterchangeDrivers in Melbourne's north are a step closer to a safer and less congested trip home, with work set to begin on stage one of the O'Herns Road Upgrade. 24OCT2017Tunnel boring machine Sandy begins its journey at ForrestfieldA second TBM has officially begun tunnelling at Forrestfield, as part of the $1.86 billion METRONET Forrestfield-Airport Link project. 20OCT2017Win for Western Sydney as Turnbull Government-funded road upgrade comes in under budgetWestern Sydney residents will get more bang for their buck with the Turnbull Government announcing it will reward local councils that deliver federally-funded road projects under budget. 11OCT2017M1 Pacific Motorway—Gateway Merge charges aheadThe contract for the significant M1 and M3 upgrade between Eight Mile Plains and Rochedale South has been announced, with early works on the congestion busting project already underway.