• East Coast Road Widening
  • East Coast Road Widening
  • East Coast Road Widening
  • East Coast Road Widening
  • Widening and upgrading 1km of one of Auckland’s major arterial routes between Hastings and Rosedale Roads
  • Retaining walls of up to 8m to support widened carriageway
  • Construction began in March 2010 and was completed February 2011, 6 months ahead of programme
  • An innovative procurement approach adopted by North Shore City Council was able to offset multiple risks and uncertainties and led to a more collaborative working environment.┬áThe modified Early Contractor Involvement (ECI) process was new to Council in mid-2010 but provided tenderers multiple benefits including the opportunity to:
    • Meet with stakeholders and clarify queries and risks
    • Interrogate existing design to reduce risks and improve project understanding
    • Attract the best contractors and engineering resources at early stages
    • Develop a core team of top professionals
    • Provide visibility across the evolution of the project to ensure a shared vision of success