Yeronga station construction update - December 2022 to January 2023

During November 2022, UNITY Alliance continued lift car construction, station entry roofing and landscaping works, and platform building fit out.

In December, finishing works will continue as construction at Yeronga station nears completion. An extended track closure will occur at Fairfield station and within the rail corridor between Dutton Park and Salisbury stations from 24 December until 2 January. Please note that there will be no construction work 25-26 December, and 1 January.

Details of work

The following activities are scheduled to occur between 6:30am and 6:30pm, Monday to Saturday during December 2022 and January 2023, weather and construction conditions permitting:

  • Continue finishing works on the western side of Fairfield Road for the reopening Cowper Street to Fairfield Road. Additional notification will be provided prior to Cowper Street reopening
  • Lift car commissioning works
  • Demobilisation the site laydown from the station commuter carpark and resurfacing works
  • Continue installation of rail corridor fencing along Fairfield Road
  • Continue finishing works for station buildings and platforms including station furniture and signage installation, building fit-out (e.g., electrical services) and painting
  • Continuing landscaping near the Lake Street entry and Fairfield Road / Cowper Street pedestrian overpass access and reinstatement of disturbed areas.

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

Along Fairfield Road, Cowper Street, and Lake Street, Yeronga, and between 8:00pm and 5:00am intermittently during December 2022, the following works will occur:

  • Excavation, concreting and installation of services.
  • Finishing works including platform signage, tiling, station furniture and electrical fittings.
  • Landscaping works.

At Yeronga station and between 12:00am Saturday 10 and 3:00am Monday 12 December, the following works will occur:

  • Finishing works including platform signage, tiling, station furniture and electrical fittings.

At Yeronga station and intermittently between 6:30pm and 6:30am from Tuesday 27 December to Tuesday 3 January, the following works will occur:

  • Finishing works including platform signage, tiling, station furniture and electrical fittings
  • Please refer to information below.

 

Track and station works: Tuesday 27 December to Tuesday 3 January

To undertake critical Cross River Rail works, there will be an extended track closure from Saturday 24 December 2022 until Tuesday 3 January 2023. Please note that there will be no construction work 25-26 December and 1 January. The following (predominantly) day shift works will be undertaken during this period:

  • Cable service route investigations and survey, relocation and installation works
  • Cable pulling for signalling
  • Finishing works to platform ends
  • Finishing works including platform signage, tiling, station furniture and electrical fittings.

To undertake these works safely there will be changes to some local roads adjacent to the station, including:

  • Intermittent temporary single lane closures on Fairfield Road between Kadumba Street and Yeronga Street
  • Intermittent temporary closures on Lake Street between Killarney Street and Christensen Street.

Motorists are asked to please plan ahead, observe signage and traffic control to safely navigate through the area.
 

Work locations and intermittent traffic changes, Yeronga station

Map of Yeronga December works area.

 

What to expect

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

  • Intermittent single lane closures on Fairfield Road between Kadumba Street and Yeronga Street
  • Intermittent temporary closures on Lake Street between Killarney Street and Christensen Street
  • Intermittent construction vehicle access into the rail corridor via Dublin Street
  • Light vehicles, trucks, excavators with hydraulic hammers, front end loaders, asphalt trucks, mobile cranes, vacuum trucks, concrete trucks, concrete pump trucks, concrete scabbling/grinding, high-pressure water cleaners, small power tools, drills, saws, minor vibrating equipment and mobile lighting towers to light work areas at night
  • Changes around your local area such as construction vehicles, traffic management signs and personnel
  • Increased levels of noise, vibration and dust associated with the use of heavy machinery and equipment.

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