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F1 track resurfacing Australia

25 Aug 2021 Flashback: Albert Park Circuit Modifications & Resurfacing – Building the Formula 1® Australian Grand Prix Wearing Course.

This article is written in reflection of a moment in our Journey from back in November 2020.  Let’s begin with some background.For the past three years, iEDM has been working as part of the team on modifications to the Albert Park Grand Prix Circuit in Melbourne. iEDM have been the engineering project manager for the project since September 2019. I have been acting as one of the project managers in Melbourne since March 2020, working under our Manager of Engineering and Construction – Michael Gardner. As a young project manager, it has been an amazing experience to be involved in such a critical Government project with some very important stakeholders. We are currently about halfway through the work and I have personally already learnt so many lessons I will take with me onto the next project. We surpassed some major milestones – laying an F1® trial mix (asphalt) and receiving approval to conduct the civil works for the circuit modifications. The project has been consistently challenged by various changes on the back of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Victorian lockdown and the postponement of the 2021 Formula 1® Australian Grand Prix but as a project team we remain resilient and positive - we are finally here...

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