Bidder chosen for Vic’s East West Link

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Sky News: Bidder chosen for Vic’s East West Link. Tuesday, 9 September 2014

The East West Connect consortium has been chosen as the preferred bidder to deliver Victoria’s East West Link project.

The consortium will enter into final negotiations to deliver the eastern section of the road project, the federal and Victorian governments announced on Tuesday.

Victorian Treasurer Michael O’Brien said East West Connect has significant experience delivering projects of this size and scale both in Australia and overseas.

‘Following an extensive evaluation process, the Victorian government will now enter into exclusive negotiations with East West Connect to deliver what is one of the world’s largest infrastructure projects currently out to tender,’ he said.

The East West Connect Consortium comprises Capella Capital, Lend Lease, Acciona and Bouygues.

The tender process is expected to conclude by October.

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