Road and Bridge Construction in Australia: Market Research Report

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Road and Bridge Construction Market Research Report | ANZSIC E3101 | Jan 2016

The road ahead: New projects expected to lead to record industry activity in next five years

IBISWorld’s Road and Bridge Construction market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The performance of the Road and Bridge Construction industry has fluctuated over the past five years, resulting from the start-up and completion of large-scale motorway, bridge and tunnel developments. The industry has been supported by increased investment by federal and state governments, through to a record peak in industry revenue in 2012-13. However, the decline in private sector investment in public toll roads has adversely affected the industry.

Industry revenue is expected to contract by an annualised 0.3% over the five years through 2015-16, to total $17.7 billion. This decline is partly due to the sharp reduction of investment into new construction projects during 2013-14 and 2014-15... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Road and Bridge Construction industry is currently in the mature phase of its life cycle. This is principally due to the industry's heavy reliance on public sector funding (an estimated 70.5% of work done in 2015-16 was publically funded), and the slow growth in the total number of motor vehicles on Australian roads. The long lifespan of existing road infrastructure has been another key factor constraining the pace of industry expansion. However, given the rapid depreciation of existing roads due to heavy traffic and erratic maintenance schedules, ongoing maintenance requirements should underpin industry expansion... purchase to read more


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What is the Road and Bridge Construction Industry?

Companies in the industry construct roads, bridges, aerodrome runways and parking lots. They also carry out repairs and maintenance. The quarrying of earth, soil or filling, and other construction materials is carried out in conjunction with road or bridge construction.

Industry Products
New road and tunnel constructionBridge and overpass constructionMaintenance and repairs to infrastructureAlterations and additions to existing structuresOther non-road construction
Industry Activities
Road construction or sealingAsphalt and concrete pavement surfacing and repairBridge construction Repair or maintenance of roads, bridges and tunnelsRoad sub-base or fill quarrying (in conjunction with road construction)Kerbing, guttering and road tunnel constructionAssociated road construction services (e.g. drainage and lighting installation)Airport runway constructionParking lot construction (except buildings)Pedestrian overpasses and cycle path construction

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