Clapham Yard construction update - September and October 2023

During September and October 2023, UNITY Alliance will continue earthworks, drainage, track construction, overhead electrical works and the installation of services at Clapham Yard.


Details of work

The following activities are scheduled to occur between 6:30am and 6:30pm, Monday to Sunday during September and
October 2023, weather and construction conditions permitting:

  • Continuing construction works on the Chale Street and Moolabin Creek bridges
  • Continue drainage works in Clapham Yard
  • Continuing earthworks to level construction areas, ground surface treatment works and excavation
  • Continuing installation of service conduits and pits for electrical, communications and cable routes
  • Importing materials, including placement and compaction of gravel
  • Continue overhead electrical line footing and mast installation works
  • Track construction and maintenance work within the rail corridor.

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

Along Clapham Yard and Fairfield Road, Yeerongpilly, the following works will occur between 6:30pm and 6:30am intermittently during September and October 2023:

  • Public utility service investigations (water and sewer). Traffic control will be in place when required
  • Delivery of equipment and materials to site including concrete, gravels and building supplies
  • Muriel Avenue bridge handrail installation works
  • Concrete pours and girder installation for bridge construction.

At Clapham Yard, and between 2:30am Saturday 30 September to 2:00am Tuesday 3 October 2023, the following works will occur:

  • Muriel Avenue bridge handrail installation works
  • Cable service relocation and under track crossing (conduit) installations near the Moolabin Creek rail bridge
  • Concrete slab pours adjacent to the Moolabin Creek rail bridge.

At Clapham Yard, and between 6:00am Saturday 28 to 10:00pm Sunday 29 October 2023, the following works will occur:

  • Muriel Avenue bridge handrail installation works
  • Signalling works and installation of overhead electrical line masts and foundations.


Work locations and intermittent traffic changes September and October 2023

Map of work areas, construction access, and cyclist and pedestrian access on Fairfield Road, Yeerongpilly.


What to expect

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

  • Intermittent single lane closures on Fairfield Road (outbound) and Muriel Avenue, Yeerongpilly with Queensland Police and traffic control to assist motorists
  • Light vehicles, trucks and machinery including excavators with hydraulic hammers, graders, rollers, water carts, front end loaders, mobile cranes, piling rigs, drilling rigs, 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 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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