Thompsons Road Asset Relocation


Undergrounding electricity assets and removal of power poles and lines at Thompsons Road in Melbourne’s south east. The Thompsons Road Upgrade is a Victorian Government project to remove the level crossing near Merinda Park Station in metropolitan Melbourne, and duplicate a section of road.

The $207M project:

  • Duplicated a 10.7km stretch of Thompsons Road between Dandenong-Frankston Road and Berwick- Cranbourne Road
  • Removed the level crossing near Merinda Park Station by constructing two bridges over the Cranbourne rail line
  • Added additional lanes in between Dandenong- Frankston Road and Marriott Boulevard, and between Narre Warren-Cranbourne Road and Berwick-Cranbourne Road
  • Replaced the roundabouts at Western Port Highway and McCormicks Road with traffic lights.


UCS Infrastructure was engaged by BMD Constructions. BMD Constructions is a national group of companies engaged in engineering design, construction and land development for clients and partners in the urban development, transport infrastructure, resources and energy sectors.

Contract value:

Contract value approx. $450,000