Clapham Yard construction update - October to November 2022

During October and November 2022, UNITY Alliance will continue earthworks, drainage, retaining wall construction, internal bridge construction and installation of services.


Details of work

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

  • Complete drainage works on the corner of Sherwood Road and Fairfield Road
  • Continue drainage works in Clapham Yard
  • Continuing pier construction works for the Chale Street and Moolabin Creek bridges
  • 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 for the stabling yard
  • Track and maintenance work within the rail corridor.

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

At Clapham Yard and Fairfield Road, Yeerongpilly, and between 6:30pm and 6:30am for one week during October and November 2022, the following works will occur:

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

At Clapham Yard, and between 6:00am Saturday 15 to 10:00pm Sunday 16 October 2022, the following works will occur:

  • New overhead electrical line foundation construction, mast structure installation
  • Service cable relocations.


Work locations and intermittent traffic changes October – November 2022

Clapham Yard october november 2022 works area maps.


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:

  • Service cable relocations, under track crossing conduit and signalling installation works
  • New overhead electrical line foundation construction, mast structure installation
  • Track removal, drainage pipe installation, formation earthworks and track reinstatement
  • Access to the rail corridor via a single lane closure on Fairfield Road outbound (please see map below).


What to expect

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

  • Intermittent single lane closures on Fairfield Road outbound, Yeerongpilly during October and November
  • 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 the use of heavy machinery and equipment.


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