As Tony Abbott attempts to fulfil his promise to become an infrastructure Prime Minister, transport remains one of the most promising sectors of the building and construction industry in Australia.

Australian Construction Industry Forum (ACIF) expects the combined dollar value of work done on roads and non-road forms of transport infrastructure such as railways, bridges, airports and harbours to come in at $29.533 billion and $30.164 billion in 2014/15 and 2015/16 respectively before levelling off thereon after. Those figures are…