Mayne Yard North construction update - August to September 2022

In July 2022, critical commissioning in support of Mayne Yard North stabaling facility was
completed and progressive handed over to Queensland Rail for further testing and driver training. In August and September, works will continue on the construction of new internal access roads and the new rail bridge over Breakfast Creek.

 

Details of work

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

  • Continue testing and termination for various rail systems
  • Continue to build a new retaining wall structure within the rail corridor behind QLD Newspapers
  • Continue retaining wall construction for new access roads and overpasses
  • 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
  • Completion of drainage adjacent to businesses along Abbotsford Road, Bowen Hills
  • Ongoing installation of cable routes and pits within the rail corridor.

 

Out of hours work

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

At Mayne Yard North, Bowen Hills, intermittently between 6:00pm and 6:30am throughout August and September 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 North, Bowen Hills, intermittently between 2:00am Saturday 27 and 2:30am Monday 29 August 2022, the following works will occur:

  • Demolition of decommissioned rail bridge over Breakfast Creek
  • Installation of overhead electrical structures, signaling equipment, cable routes and pits within the rail corridor

At Mayne Yard North, Bowen Hills, intermittently between 2:00am Saturday 3 and 2:00am Monday 12 September 2022, the following works will occur:

  • Installation of overhead electrical structures, signaling equipment, cable routes and pits within the rail corridor
  • Earthworks, rock cutting and installation of soil nails within the rail corridor behind QLD Newspapers
  • Concrete works including placement of formwork, steel fixing and concrete pours
  • Breakfast Creek rail bridge construction, including earthworks and piling
  • Track work and maintenance.

 

Mayne Yard North construction access and work areas

Map showing Mayne Yard North work area and construction access via Lanham Street and Mayne Road, Bowen Hills and Grafton Street, Windsor.
 

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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