Mayne Yard North construction update - May 2022

In May 2022, works will continue on the construction of the new stabling facility, internal access roads and train crew facilities. Works to construct a new retaining wall structure behind QLD Newspapers are ongoing with excavation and the installation of soil nails.

 

Details of work

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

  • Commence initial energisation works with the stabling facility
  • Continuing to build a new retaining wall structure within the rail corridor behind QLD Newspapers
  • Continue bored piling for a new rail bridge over Breakfast Creek
  • Continuing earthworks to construct new rail embankments
  • Continuing the internal fit-out for new train crew facilities and buildings
  • Continuing installation of new stabling yard perimeter security fencing
  • Continuing stabling yard internal pedestrian access paths and roadway construction
  • Continue retaining wall construction for new access roads and overpasses
  • Pier protection for existing rail overpasses within Mayne Yard
  • Ongoing installation of cable routes and pits within the rail corridor
  • Continuing cable pulling, testing and termination for various rail systems
  • Track construction and the installation of overhead electrical structures.

 

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 May 2022, the following works will occur:

  • Concrete works including placement of formwork, steel fixing and concrete pours
  • Ground improvement and retaining wall piling
  • Removal of spoil and placement of steel cages and liners into place
  • Installation of conduits and pulling new cables
  • Track work and maintenance.

At Mayne Yard North, Bowen Hills, intermittently between 2:00am Saturday 30 April to 10:00pm Friday 6 May 2022, and Sunday 29 May to 04:00am Tuesday 31 May 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 the QLD Newspapers site
  • 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 access and work areas

 

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, drills, saws, 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.

If you want to know more, all of this information is available in PDF form: