Lend Lease has won a A$530m ($560m) contract from the NSW Roads & Traffic Authority (RTA) of Australia for a dualisation of the Pacific Highway from Tintenbar to Ewingsdale in New South Wales.

The project involves the upgrading of 16.3km of the Pacific Highway comprising of twin tunnels under St Helena Ridge and 11 bridges as well as improving the Ewingsdale interchange.

The project will be carried out by Baulderstone, a subsidiary of Lend Lease.

The project is expected to start in early 2012 and completed in mid 2014.