Egis provided operation and maintenance services (via its 50% ownership of the Tollaust Pty Ltd special purpose vehicle. This arrangement continued from 1997 to 2006 when Egis sold its interest. Egis continued with the M2 through the operation services contract which Egis held in its own right for the period: 2006 to 2013.
The Hills M2 Motorway is a dual two carriage way 22 km urban motorway between Epping Road and Old Windsor Road in Sydney’s North-West and is a key part of the Sydney Orbital Road Network. Key features include 8 junctions, two 460m tunnels, dedicated bus lanes in the median between old Windsor Road and Beecroft Road and tolling facilities.
Key success indicators during Egis’ involvement in the M2 include:
The approach to O&M on the M2 was based on public safety, maximum availability of the motorway, ensuring assets achieve their durability and design life and maintaining functional performance.
Until 2006 Tollaust provided all aspects of operations and maintenance, including;
Since 2006 as the provider of operations services Egis has provide all services associated with operations including, control room operations, incident management and traffic management.
As part of initial bid consortium, Egis prepared the functional specifications for much of the project and was heavily involved the development of the tolling, control centres and ITS systems specifications. This early involvement ensured a commitment and focus on operations and maintenance from the project’s inception.