Mayne Yard construction update - April to May 2023
In April and May 2023, the decommissioning of redundant facilities and services within Mayne Yard East and the construction of access roads within Mayne Yard North will continue.
Details of work
During April and May 2023, the following activities are scheduled to occur between 6:30am and 6:30pm, Monday to Saturday, weather and construction conditions permitting:
- Relocation of services within Mayne Yard East
- Continue construction for new pedestrian overpasses within Mayne Yard East
- Track modifications within Mayne Yard West
- 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
- Sewer relocation works at the cul-de-sac of Campbell Street, 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, Bowen Hills, intermittently between 6:00pm and 6:30am throughout April and May 2023, 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, intermittently between 2:00am Friday 7 to 2:30am Tuesday 11 April, between 2:00am Saturday 29 April to 2:30am Tuesday 2 May, and between 9:30am Thursday 18 to 2:30 Monday 29 May 2023, the following works will occur:
- Installation of overhead electrical structures, signalling equipment, cable routes and pits within the rail corridor
- Decommissioning of some redundant facilities and services within Mayne Yard East
- 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
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
- Traffic control and signage on Campbell Street and Tufton Street, Bowen Hills for sewer relocation works
- 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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