Yeerongpilly station construction update - December 2023 and January 2024

During November 2023, UNITY Alliance commenced the installation of station drainage and pre-cast retaining wall sections for a new platform at Yeerongpilly station. During December 2023 and January 2024, installation of services including undertrack crossings, station earthworks, drainage and signalling works will be undertaken.

The following activities are scheduled to occur between 6:30am and 6:30pm, Monday to Saturday during December 2023 and January 2024, weather and construction conditions permitting:

  • Continue establishment of temporary site office facilities and laydown areas, delivery of materials and equipment
  • Continue removal of material including the use of rock breakers and jackhammers, general earthworks and minor vegetation removal
  • Continue the demolition of station retaining walls, footpaths, fencing and commuter carpark areas behind the installed barriers
  • Identification and disconnection of services, installation of new station services, cable service relocation works within the rail corridor, installation of drainage and under bore drilling for service relocations
  • Continue works at the end of Ortive Street for underground drilling for utility works


Out of hours work

The following activities will occur outside the project’s normal working hours, weather and construction conditions permitting as outlined below.

At Yeerongpilly station and intermittently between between 6:30pm and 6:30am during December 2023 and January 2024, the following works will occur:

  • Location of inground services including the use of vacuum trucks
  • Delivery of rail and materials to the rail corridor via Wilkie Street
  • Cable service route and drainage installation including excavation
  • General earthworks and bored piling for foundation works.

At Yeerongpilly station and between 12:00am Saturday 9 and 3:00am 11 December 2023 and 2:00am Saturday 23 December 2023 and Friday 19 January 2024, the following works will occur:

  • Cable service route installation including excavation, and installation of under track crossings for services (e.g., water, electrical)
  • Installation of overhead electrical wire foundations and masts
  • Piling works and structural steel works for gantry crane installation
  • Installation of pre-cast concrete platform retaining walls
  • Drainage installation works including excavation
  • Track construction and maintenance.


Map showing work areas at Yeerongpilly station, and intermittent traffic changes on Wilkie Street.


What to expect

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

  • Traffic and parking changes on Wilkie Street between Cardross Street and Station Road. Access will be maintained to properties located within the road closure extents under traffic control guidance
  • Light vehicles, trucks and machinery including excavators with rock breakers and jackhammers, trucks, vacuum truck, concrete trucks, loaders, concrete saws, power tools, generators, and mobile lighting towers to light work areas at night
  • Changes around your local area such as construction vehicles, heavy equipment, traffic management signs and personnel
  • Noise, vibration and dust associated with the use of heavy machinery and equipment.

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