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Sydney Light Rail

Civmec was awarded various contracts for the Sydney Light Rail in New South Wales.

44Civmec Construction and Engineering has been award several contracts for the Sydney Light Rail, including:


Civmec was awarded the contract to supply and deliver precast components for the new light rail bridge over the Eastern Distributor connecting Surry Hills and Moore Park. Scope of work includes:

  • 550 tonnes of concrete was used to cast the Eastern Distributor Bridge
  • Match cast bridge consisting of L-girders, voided planks and cross planks
  • Manufactured at Civmec’s East Coast Facility in Tomago, NSW
  • Full trial assembly took place in Tomago before the precast components were transported to site
  • Took six nights to complete the installation of the Eastern Distributor Bridge
  • 750 tonne crawler crane was used to lift the precast into place

Installation of the bridge can be viewed via this video:



Civmec was awarded the contract to install all formwork, reinforcement and concrete required for the construction of the tunnel through Moore Park West and East (including through Anzac Parade). The works includes tie-in works and detail between a diaphragm wall and the reminder of the tunnel structure. Scope of work includes:

  • 520m of cut and cover tunnel
  • Tunnel incorporates top down and bottom up methodologies
  • 35,000 labour hours required to construct the tunnel
  • 7,000m3 of concrete
  • 2,000 tonnes of reinforcement
  • 150 tonne crawler crane


Civmec was awarded the supply and delivery of precast retaining walls, installation of all blinding formwork, concrete and precast concrete element installation required for the construction of the RW14 retaining wall along Wansey Rd, Randwick. Scope of work includes:

  • 30 precast units manufactured at Civmec’s  East Coast Facility in Tomago, NSW
  • Installation of blinding concrete on-site including supply of formwork and sundries
  • Installation of precast units into final design positions
  • Supply and installation of joints between units including polystrene sheet, backing rod, combiflex and sika-pro
  • Installation of grout and shims underneath precast units


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