Mayne Yard North construction update - October to November 2022

In August and September 2022, works were complete on a new open drainage channel behind several Abbotsford Road businesses. In October and November 2022, works will continue on construction of new internal access roads and new rail bridge over Breakfast Creek.

 

Details of works

During October and November 2022, the following activities are scheduled to occur between 6:30am and 6:30pm, Monday to Saturday, weather and construction conditions permitting:

  • Decommissioning of track, overhead masts and signalling within Mayne Yard East
  • Continue to build a new retaining wall structure within the rail corridor behind QLD Newspapers
  • Continue construction for new access roads and overpasses within Mayne Yard North
  • Continue construction of the new rail bridge over Breakfast Creek
  • Continue earthworks to construct new rail embankments
  • Installation of masts and foundations for overhead electrical wires
  • Ongoing installation of cable routes and pits within the rail corridor.

 

Out of hours works

Additional activities will occur outside the project’s normal working hours, as outlined below.

At Mayne Yard, Bowen Hills, and intermittently between 6:00pm and 6:30am throughout October and November 2022, the following works will occur:

  • Concrete works including placement of formwork, steel fixing and concrete pours
  • Delivery of materials to site
  • Installation of conduits and pulling new cables
  • Track work and maintenance.

At Mayne Yard, Bowen Hills, and intermittently between 9:30am Monday 17 and 10:00pm Sunday 23 October 2022, the following works will occur:

  • Installation of overhead electrical structures, signalling equipment, cable routes and pits within the rail corridor
  • Decommissioning of track, overhead masts and signalling within Mayne Yard East
  • Earthworks, rock cutting and installation of soil nails within the rail corridor behind QLD Newspapers
  • Breakfast Creek rail bridge construction, including earthworks and piling
  • Test pitting and service location works
  • Track work and maintenance.

At Mayne Yard, Bowen Hills, and intermittently between 2:00am Monday 14 and 10:00pm Sunday 20 November 2022, the following works will occur:

  • Installation of overhead electrical structures, signalling equipment, cable routes and pits within the rail corridor
  • Decommissioning of track, overhead masts and signalling within Mayne Yard East
  • Earthworks, rock cutting and installation of soil nails within the rail corridor behind QLD Newspapers
  • Breakfast Creek rail bridge construction, including earthworks and piling
  • Test pitting and service location works
  • Track work and maintenance.

 

Mayne Yard construction access points and work areas

Mayne Yard October November work area map.
 

What to expect

During these works you may notice some intermittent disruptions such as:

  • Light vehicles, trucks and machinery including excavators, augers, vacuum trucks, piling and drill rigs, concrete trucks, small power tools, minor vibrating equipment and mobile lighting towers to light the work areas at night
  • Changes around your local area such as construction vehicles, traffic management signs and personnel
  • Delivery trucks and workers’ vehicles entering Mayne Yard North via the existing access road at Lanham Street and Mayne Road, Bowen Hills and intermittently via Grafton Street, Windsor
  • Some increased levels of noise, vibration and dust associated with the use of heavy machinery and equipment
  • Due to the construction of a new rail bridge, a section of Breakfast Creek near Grafton Street, Windsor has been
    temporarily closed to all boats / vessels until July 2023. The construction area boundaries will be marked with buoys on the water within Breakfast Creek.

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