Yeronga station construction update - May 2022

UNITY Alliance would like to thank you for your continued patience over the Easter extended track possession while the project team undertook a significant amount of work within the rail corridor between Yeronga and Dutton Park stations.


During May 2022, works will continue at the station on pedestrian bridge support columns, station buildings and platform 3 construction.

Details of work

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

  • Continuing works on the new pedestrian overpass vertical structures including foundation and column construction works near Cowper Street and the installation of pre-cast concrete panels on the (Lake Street) liftshaft
  • Continuing construction of station buildings including blockwork on platforms 2 and 3, ceiling installation, internal wall framing and installation of services
  • Continuing station canopy and bicycle storage shelter construction, installation of electrical services and drainage works
  • Track and maintenance work between Yeronga and Fairfield stations.


Out of hours work

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

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

  • Piling, excavation, steel installation and concreting for liftand stair footings on the western side of Fairfield Roadnear Cowper Street.

At Yeronga station, and between 10:00pm Wednesday 18 and 4:00am Thursday 19 May 2022, the below works will occur:

  • Delivering construction materials into the rail corridor for building framing, linings and block work
  • Removal of materials from the rail corridor.

At Yeronga station, and intermittently between 2:00am Saturday 21 and 2:00am Monday 23 May 2022, the below works will occur:

  • Delivering construction materials into the rail corridor for building framing, linings and equipment
  • Installation of platform 3 tactile and coping (edge) tiles
  • Roofing works including underside linings
  • Under track crossing installation for services
  • Removal of materials from the rail corridor.


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 mid-2022 (refer to map above). Access to businesses on the corner of Cowper Street and Fairfield Road 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 access to the rail corridor via Dublin Street
  • Light vehicles, trucks and machinery including 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
  • Placement of temporary fencing around construction areas.

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

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