The Pacific Highway upgrade
The Pacific Highway upgrade is one of the largest road infrastructure projects in NSW.
Upgrading new sections and undertaking safety improvements to the existing highway have brought major improvements to road conditions.
These improvements will support regional development and provide:
Process to build a highway
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General Manager Pacific Highway upgrade
Since the late 1980’s, Bob Higgins has been working for road agencies in Queensland and NSW on the upgrading of almost 800 kilometres of the Pacific Highway from Newcastle to the southern outskirts of Brisbane. With 12 years previously invested working on the highway north of the border in Queensland, Bob has spent the last ten years in NSW, managing the Pacific Highway upgrade, one of the largest infrastructure projects in Australia.
In his role as General Manager Pacific Highway, Bob leads a number of multi-disciplined teams to develop and deliver major upgrade projects that travel through the sensitive natural environment and rapidly expanding human environments on the North Coast of NSW.