Clapham Yard construction update - June and July 2024

In June and July 2024, UNITY Alliance will continue earthworks, drainage, bridge works, 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 in June and July 2024, weather and construction conditions permitting:

  • Continuing construction works on the Chale Street and Moolabin Creek bridges
  • Continuing installation of drainage, 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, and between 6:30pm and 6:30am intermittently in June and July 2024, the following works will occur:

  • Public utility service investigations (water and sewer)
  • Delivery of equipment and materials to site including concrete, gravels and building supplies
  • Muriel Avenue bridge handrail installation
  • Concrete pours and girder installation for bridge construction
  • Removal of redundant concrete footings.

At Clapham Yard, between 2:00am Saturday 1 June and 3:00am Monday 3 June 2024 and between 12:10am Saturday 15 June and 2:00am Monday 8 July 2024, the following works will occur:

  • Muriel Avenue bridge handrail installation
  • Cable service relocation and under track crossing (conduit) installations near the Muriel Avenue and Moolabin Creek rail bridges
  • Signalling work including the installation of overhead electrical line masts and foundations.


Work locations and intermittent traffic changes June and July 2024

Map of work areas, construction access, cyclist and pedestrian access, and temporary traffic changes on Fairfield Road and Muriel Avenue, Yeerongpilly.


What to expect

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

  • Intermittent single lane closures on Fairfield Road (outbound)
  • Lane closures on Muriel Avenue with Queensland Police and traffic control to assist. Traffic movements will be maintained in both directions through the work area. Traffic delays are expected. Please allow extra travel time
  • 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.

We appreciate your patience during construction and will continue to update you as work progresses.

From Saturday 15 June to Sunday 7 July, there will be track closures and travel changes across the train network to undertake crucial Cross River Rail and Queensland Rail works. There will be significant changes to train services over the 23-day period.

If you are planning to travel during this time, we encourage you to consider your travel options, plan ahead and allow extra travel time by using the links below:

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