Timeline

Major construction works for North East Link are expected to start early in 2021 with the road opening to traffic in 2027.

This year, around 100 above and below ground services including power, water, gas, sewer and telecommunications lines will be moved out of the way of North East Link.

2017

  • Community consultation starts
  • Site investigations start
  • Project corridor selected

2018

  • Business case released
  • Environment Effects Statement (EES) prepared

2019

  • EES exhibited for public comment
  • Early works builder announced
  • Shortlist of project design teams released
  • Planning approvals received

2020

  • Construction starts – moving key power, water, gas and other services out of the way
  • Successful project design team and design proposal to be announced – late 2020

2021

  • Major construction works start

2027

  • North East Link opens to traffic