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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 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 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 Locations Chapter

The geographic distribution of industry activity is partly determined by population distribution, as this reflects the demand for road networks and correlates with taxation revenue. However, industry activity is also related to the size of each state and territory and the various stages in each state's construction cycle. A substantial amount of new roadworks are being carried out in regional areas, where roads and bridges are constructed to link major urban or economic locations (e.g. mining sites and power-generation facilities). Most large private firms have offices in all the major capital cities, to best take advantage of the broad spectrum of work in each state... 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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