Term Contracts

​We manage a network of about 18,000 kilometres of national highways and major roads across the state, covering an area of some 2.5 million square kilometres.

The network is maintained, along with delivery of a range of minor capital and improvement projects, using a variety of existing, recently renewed and/or proposed contracts.  


New Term Contracts

Our contracts for this work are designed to provide us with resources to ensure a flexible and efficient response to maintenance issues. They also allow us the flexibility to shape the planning and delivery of work programs. 

These contracts include:

  • A Rural Network Contract for the Mid West-Gascoyne Region operated by Lendlease Services
  • A Rural Network Contract for the Wheatbelt Region operated by Lendlease Services
  • A Rural Network Contract for the Pilbara Region operated by Ventia
  • A Rural Network Contract for the Goldfields-Esperance Region operated by DM Roads
  • A Metropolitan Network Contract is operated by DM Roads
  • The Southern Network Contract is operated by Fulton Hogan
  • A Statewide Electrical Infrastructure Contract, is operated by Venture Smart (Joint venture between Johnson Controls and Ventia)
  • The Graham Farmer Freeway Tunnel contract, (along with providing Incident Response Services throughout the Metropolitan area through specially equipped response vehicles) will commence in February 2019, operated by Lendlease Services

A number of other contracts will also support the maintenance work programs, using specialised contractors and consultants, such as:

  • A State wide Structures Panel Contract for bridge work within Western Australia, was awarded to a panel of 12 contractors who focus on bridge expertise. The contractors are:
    • Advanteering Civil Engineers
    • BMD Constructions Pty Ltd
    • Densford Civil Pty Ltd
    • Enviro Infrastructure Pty Ltd
    • FED JV [Fortec Australia / Ertech Pty / Duratec Australia]
    • Freyssinet Australia Pty Ltd
    • Fulton Hogan Industries
    • HighwayAlbem JV [Highways Constructions Pty Ltd / Albem Operations]
    • Jomar Contracting
    • Jonor Constructions
    • Regional Bridging
    • SRG Civil Pty Ltd
  • A State wide (except for the Metropolitan Region) Resealing Panel Contract for resurfacing aggregate seals along our rural roads on a programmed basis.  The panel comprises a small number of sealing contractors skilled at working on numerous sections of high traffic volume roads. The panel currently includes Colas, Downer, Boral and  Fulton Hogan.
  • Two separate longitudinal line marking contracts were implemented in 2017 for all rural regions. One contract for the South West, Great Southern and Mid West-Gascoyne Regions, was awarded to Intersectional Linemarkers. The other contract for the Kimberley, Pilbara, Wheatbelt and Goldfields-Esperance Regions, was awarded to Supalux.
  • A State wide Asset Management Support Services contract was implemented in 2017 providing both centralised and regional support. GHD and Jacobs are supporting Main Roads with its strategic and operational asset management efforts.


Kimberley Direct Contracting

Within the Kimberley Region, a direct contracting approach is taken with the delivery of the work programs. There are a variety of minor contracts to provide resourcing and specific services to the region, and for specific projects undertaken by the regional Main Roads staff.

Modified: 18 Jan 2019