Road and Bridge Construction in Australia: Market Research Report

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Road and Bridge Construction Market Research Report | ANZSIC E3101 | Jul 2015

Rocky road: The industry has faced volatility with the start-up and completion of projects

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 since the mid-2000s, reflecting the impact of the start-up and completion of large-scale motorway, bridge and tunnel developments. The industry has been supported by solid growth in investment by the federal and state governments. However, it has been adversely influenced by the decline in private sector investment into public toll roads. Despite slowing over the past five years, the industry is operating at near record levels of activity.

Industry revenue is projected to grow by an annualised 1.5% over the five years through 2015-16 to total $19.3 billion. This includes an estimated increase of 6.2%... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The industry is currently in the mature phase of its life cycle principally due to its heavy reliance on public sector funding (74.0% of work done in 2015-16), and the slow growth in the total number of motor vehicles. 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 the heavy traffic and erratic maintenance schedules, ongoing maintenance requirements should underpin industry expansion. The industry's growth prospects have been supported by new opportunities emerging from increased private sector investment in transport infrastructure and increased international contracting... purchase to read more


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What is the Road and Bridge Construction Industry?

Companies in this 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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