Clapham Yard construction update - May 2022

During April 2022, earthworks, drainage and retaining wall construction continued in the new Clapham Yard stabling facility. In May 2022, works will continue for construction of two new bridges near Chale Street and Moolabin Creek.


Details of work

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

  • Continuing stormwater drainage works in Clapham Yard and on the corner of Sherwood Road and Fairfield Road
  • Continuing retaining wall construction adjacent to Fairfield Road
  • Continuing early works for the Chale Street and Moolabin Creek bridges
  • Continuing earthworks to level construction areas, ground surface treatment works and excavation
  • Importing materials, including placement and compaction of gravel for the stabling yard
  • Track and maintenance work within the rail corridor.

Out of hours work

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

Along Fairfield Road, Yeerongpilly the following works will occur intermittently Monday to Sunday 7:00pm to 5:00am during May 2022:

  • Public utility service investigations (water and sewer). Traffic control will be in place when required, or where restrictions have been imposed by service providers.

At Clapham Yard, the following works will occur intermittently between 6:00pm and 6:00am during May 2022:

  • Delivery of materials to site including concrete, gravels and building supplies
  • Concrete pours for retaining wall and bridge construction.


Work locations and temporary traffic changes during May 2022


What to expect

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

  • Temporary traffic changes and roadworks on Fairfield Road, Yeerongpilly to assist with the connection of stormwater drainage from site
  • Minor vegetation clearing around work areas
  • Light vehicles, trucks and machinery including excavators with hydraulic hammers, graders, rollers, water carts, front end loaders, mobile cranes, piling rigs, drilling rigs, pipe jacking rig, vacuum excavation trucks, small power tools, drills, saws, minor vibrating equipment and mobile lighting towers to light the 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 heavy machinery and equipment.

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