Integrated Infrastructure Plan
Ballarat West Employment Zone

Strategic and Masterplanning

Echelon and Cardno were engaged by Major Projects Victoria to prepare an Integrated Infrastructure Plan for the Ballarat West Employment Zone (BWEZ).

The BWEZ site is a 438 ha employment precinct adjacent to the Ballarat Airport and the new Western Link Road. Its development the is important for the future of Ballarat’s economy and the project has been identified as being of state significance.

Echelon was responsible for managing the preparation of the Plan, working closely with Cardno’s engineering team, Major Projects Victoria, the City of Ballarat and service authorities.

Echelon and Cardno undertook a review of the original masterplan, as well as providing advice in relation to infrastructure design, staging and costing.

The Plan sets out the detailed engineering and functional design requirements for delivering the overall masterplan. It will inform detailed cost estimation, programming, tendering of contracts for detailed design and integration of existing services and transport links to the development.