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Road and Bridge Construction in Australia: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

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

Road to recovery: Major project start-ups are causing strong short-term revenue growth

IBISWorld’s Road and Bridge Construction market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Road and Bridge Construction industry's performance has fluctuated widely over the past five years, moving in line with the start-up and completion of large-scale motorway, bridge and tunnel developments. The industry has been influenced by capital expenditure policies of the federal and state governments, along with the long-term trend towards greater private sector equity being involved in toll roads.

Industry revenue is expected to grow by an annualised 0.5% over the five years through 2016-17. This subdued growth masks significant fluctuations in industry activity. Construction activity sharply fell during 2013-14 and 2014-15, stemming from the completion of several major projects... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

The Road and Bridge Construction industry has been on a roller coaster since the late 2000s, reflecting the start-up and completion of work on major road projects. Both private and public sector investment in road projects surged through the late 2000s and lifted industry revenue to a cyclical peak at $19.6 billion in 2012-13. However, the completion of several major projects and governments moves to rein in public debt, contributed to industry activity sharply declining over the two years through 2014-15... purchase to read more


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What is the Road and Bridge Construction Industry?

Industry firms construct roads, bridges, aerodrome runways and parking lots. They also repair and maintain this infrastructure. Firms carry out quarrying of earth, soil or filling, and other construction materials, in conjunction with road or bridge construction.

Industry Products
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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