Yeronga station construction update - September 2022

During August 2022, UNITY Alliance installed structural steel and pre-cast concrete panels for the new pedestrian overpass stairs and lifts. In September, construction of the new pedestrian overpass will finish and the bridge will open to the public (stair access only).

 

Works at Yeronga station are progressing, and the station is currently on schedule for completion late 2022, weather and construction conditions permitting.
 

Details of work

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

  • Completing construction of the new pedestrian overpass including the installation of screens, roof lining and services (e.g., lights) ready for the bridge to open in late September. Please note access to the bridge will be via stairs only, the lifts will open in late 2022
  • Continuing electrical services installation and drainage works
  • Continuing construction of station buildings on platforms 2 and 3 including roofing, ceiling installation, internal fit-out (e.g., services), concreting platform end walls and steel stair installation at the end of platforms
  • Continuing excavation for services installation and landscaping near the Lake Street entry.

 

Out of hours work

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

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

  • Earthworks, concreting, steel and glazing installation for lift and stair structures on the western side of Fairfield Road near Cowper Street.

At Yeronga station, and nightly between 10:00pm and 4:00am Monday 19 to Friday 23 September 2022, the below works will occur:

  • Delivery of construction materials and equipment into the rail corridor for lifts and buildings
  • Installation of overpass screens and glazing, service conduits and pits, lighting and CCTV poles
  • Canopy roofing and painting.

At Fairfield Road and Park Road, Yeronga, and between 8:00pm Sunday 11 and 5:30am Monday 12 September 2022, the following works will occur:

  • Relocation of Fairfield Road StationLink route 109 bus stops (removal of temporary shelter and signage) to Park Road near Dublin Street (please see map below).

At Yeronga station, and nightly between 10:00pm and 4:00am Monday 26 to Friday 30 September 2022, the below works will occur:

  • Delivery of construction materials and equipment into the rail corridor for lifts and buildings
  • Installation of screens and glazing, canopy roofing and canopy painting.

 

Work locations and temporary traffic changes, Yeronga station

Map showing work areas, temporary traffic changes on Cowper Street/Fairfield Road and Lake Street, Yeronga and pedestrian movements around works.

 

What to expect

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

  • Temporary closure of Cowper Street at Fairfield Road until late 2022 (refer to map above). Access to businesses River City Cycles, Brisbane Stickers and Aloe Vera Australia will be maintained via Shottery Street. Please observe wayfinding signage and traffic control to safely navigate the diversion.
  • Intermittent single lane closures on Fairfield Road between Kadumba Street and Yeronga Street. Please observe signage and traffic control to safely navigate through the area.
  • 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, mobile cranes, vacuum trucks, concrete trucks, concrete pump trucks, concrete scabbling/grinding, bored piling rigs, 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.
  • Some 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:

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Construction update Yeronga station - October 2022

Construction of the Fairfield Road overpass is progressing with final fit out works being completed in preparation for it to open to pedestrians in early October.
During October, lift car installation, station entry roofing and construction on platforms 2 and 3 will continue.

Works at Yeronga station are progressing, and the station is currently on schedule for completion late 2022, weather and construction conditions permitting. We appreciate your patience during construction and will continue to update you as work progresses.
 

Details of work

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

  • Finishing works on the new pedestrian overpass including the installation of screens, roof lining and services in preparation for the bridge to open to pedestrians in October
  • Lift car installation works
  • Removal and decommissioning of temporary station facilities and crew sheds
  • Continuing electrical services installation and drainage works
  • Continuing construction of station buildings on platforms 2 and 3 including roofing, ceiling installation, internal fit-out (e.g., services), concreting platform end walls and steel stair installation at the end of platforms
  • Continuing installation of services and landscaping near the Lake Street entry.

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

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

  • Excavation, concreting, installation of services for lift and stair structures
  • Landscaping works.

At Yeronga station and between 10:00pm Thursday 27 and 4:00am Friday 28 October 2022, the following works will occur:

  • Delivery of construction materials and equipment into the rail corridor for lifts and buildings
  • Canopy roofing and canopy painting.

At Yeronga station and between 10:00pm Monday 31 October and 4:00am Tuesday 1 November 2022, the following works will occur:

  • Delivery of construction materials and equipment into the rail corridor for lifts and buildings
  • Canopy roofing and canopy painting.

 

What to expect

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

  • Temporary closure of Cowper Street at Fairfield Road until late 2022 (refer to map above). Access to businesses River City Cycles, Brisbane Sticker Shop and Aloe Vera Australia will be maintained via Shottery Street.
  • 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
  • Some noise, vibration and dust associated with the use of heavy machinery and equipment.

 

Work locations and intermittent traffic changes, Yeronga station

Yeronga October works map

 

Track works and traffic changes: Saturday 1 to Sunday 9 October 2022

To undertake critical Cross River Rail works, there will be an extended nine-day track closure from Saturday 1 until Sunday 9 October. During this time works will be undertaken at Yeronga station continuously during the day and night to maximise the time trains are not operating in the rail corridor. The following works will be undertaken during this period:

  • Removal of the temporary scaffold pedestrian overpass, including demolition of concrete slab footings
  • Station platform concreting and coping stone installation
  • Overhead electrical line mast footing construction including excavation and concreting
  • Asphalting an emergency egress footpath at the southern end of platform 1 near Lake Street
  • Relocation of platform ticketing equipment
  • Drainage installation works.

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

  • Fairfield Road between Kadumba Street and Yeronga Street will be reduced to one lane in each direction between 6:30am Saturday 1 and 5:30am Monday 3 October.
  • 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.

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