Department of the Legislative Assembly, Northern Territory Government

Road Construction – Fog Bay and Cox Peninsula Area

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WRITTEN QUESTIONS
11th Assembly


13/04/2010

118. Road Construction – Fog Bay and Cox Peninsula Area

Mr Giles to MINISTER for Construction

QUESTION
    1. In relation to the delivery of infrastructure in particular, the road network for the Fog Bay Road, and in relation to tender T09-1487:

        (a) when did the works commence;

        (b) was the successful tender quoted price $1050352, and if so, what is the actual/estimated final completion cost;

        (c) why did the works not get completed before the wet season;

        (d) what work was done on the design and, in particular, why is the upgrade and sealing of roads which cross natural water-paths made without culverts or passage ways so the watercourses do not have washouts in the future;
        .
        (e) what works have been completed in relation to the project estimate of $2M in Budget Paper 4 (page 50). Is this consistent with the works of T09-1487;

        (f) can you please advise when the 4.5 kilometers of upgrade and seal of the Fog Bay Road is going to be completed;
        .
        (g) what will be the cost of other services in delivering the 4.5 kilometers of upgrade, such as project management, planning, design, auditing, review and any other expenses both internal and external of Government; and
        ?
    Further
        (h) Is tender T09-1938 being issued to complete, supplement or redo the works of T09-1487, and if not, what is the scope of the works for that tender.

    2. Subsequently, For the road network in the Cox Peninsula/Bynoe, Dundee, Dundee Downs, Dundee Beach area in the budget year 2009/10 to 1 April 2010:
        (a) what tenders for road maintenance and road construction were issued;

        (b) what was the tendered price for each;

        (c) what was the actual or estimated cost for each; and

        (d) was each completed project finished within the expected timeframe.
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ANSWER


Answered on 16/07/2010
      Answer to Written Question No. 118 – Road Construction – Fog Bay and Cox Peninsula/Bynoe, Dundee, Dundee Downs, Dundee Beach
    1. In relation to tender T09-1487:
      a. The contract commenced on 1 October 2009.
      b. The contract was let in the amount of $1,050,351.60. The estimated final completion cost is $1,050,351.60.
      c. The contract was not due to be completed prior to the onset of the wet season.
      d. All design work is done by qualified Civil Engineers.
      e. 20% of $2M has been expended this financial year – this includes expenditure associated with Tender T09-1487.
      f. The contract is due for completion in July 2010.
      g. DCI has no knowledge of costs incurred by other agencies and external organisations.
      h. Tender T09-1938 was issued for rehabilitation of pavement and floodway construction on Milne Road.

      2. Road network in the Cox Peninsula/Bynoe, Dundee, Dundee Downs, Dundee Beach area:
        a. There were 4 specific works contracts let during 2009-10:
          1. Litchfield Park Road – Staged reconstruction and sealing Ch 9.3 to 14.6km
          2. Daly River Road and Nauiyu Access Road – Upgrade stream crossings
          3. Fog Bay Road – Upgrade and seal Ch 10.75 to 12.267km and Ch 12.387 to 14.375km
          4. Fog Bay Road – Regravel between Ch 43.26 and Ch 45.36km
            b. Respectively, the contracts were let for the following amounts:
              1. $2,463.139.69
              2. $2,831,125.08
              3. $1,050,351.60
              4. $167,100.00

              c. Respectively, the estimated/actual cost for each is:
                1. $2,463.139.69 (estimated)
                2. $3,004,375.08 (estimated)
                3. $1,050,351.60 (estimated)
                4. $167,100.00 (actual)

                      The contracts that still underway are all schedule of rates contracts subject to final measure-up of actual quantities at completion and adjustment to the final contract sum.
                  Answer to Written Question No. 118 – Road Construction – Fog Bay and Cox Peninsula/Bynoe, Dundee, Dundee Downs, Dundee Beach (Continued)

                d. Respectively,
                  1. This work is still underway.
                  2. This work is still underway.
                  3. This work is still underway.
                  4. This contract was completed within the expected timeframe.
                Last updated: 04 Aug 2016