Pimpama station construction update - May 2024

ADCO Constructions is continuing major construction activities along Kosciuszko Circuit and site compound activities on the corner of Mebbin Street and Gainsborough Drive. Further construction work will also continue within the rail corridor.

Major construction

Throughout May 2024, major construction activities will continue at the Eastern works area (adjacent to Kosciuszko Circuit and Great Sandy Circuit), Western works area (corner of Mebbin Street and Old Pacific Highway), the main site compound (Mebbin Street and Gainsborough Drive) and in the drainage works area (corner of Old Pacific Highway and Bedford Road).

Works will be undertaken between 6:30am until 6:30pm Monday to Saturday. Truck movements and temporary traffic holds will be reduced during peak hour periods to minimise impacts to motorists.

The works include:

  • Concreting works for platform slab, earthing and bonding
  • Formwork and concreting works to construct retaining walls for station equipment room
  • Stair landing installation for lift and overpass connectivity
  • Installation of concrete lined sheet drain behind retaining wall
  • Installation of pre-cast concrete coping panels at platform edges, with use of handheld concrete drill
  • Excavation and installation of hydraulic services, (i.e. pits and pipes), and conduits for services (e.g. signalling, communications and electrical)
  • Ongoing construction works for lift and stairwell structures including stair footings (EWA)
  • Concrete pours for station support infrastructure (EWA) and car park (WWA)
  • Earthworks and gravels for the car park and station building (WWA).


Rail corridor works – adjacent to Kosciuszko Circuit, Great Sandy Circuit and Gainsborough Drive

Rail corridor works are planned to occur outside normal working hours during scheduled track closures, with high impact activities planned between the hours listed below where possible.

Rail corridor works (including nightworks) are scheduled, pending construction and weather conditions, for:

  • During May, there will be concrete pouring works between 3:00am and 6:00am which are time critical. Works are scheduled for:
    • Wednesday 8 May, Tuesday 14 May
    • Thursday 16 May and Tuesday 21 May
  • 6:00am to 6:00pm Saturday 4, Sunday 5 and Monday 6 May, including concrete drilling
  • 6:00am Saturday 18 to 6:00pm Sunday 19 May
  • 6:00am Saturday 25 to 6:00pm Sunday 26 May


Work areas and vehicle movements


Map of Pimpama work areas and vehicle movements for March 2024.


What to expect

  • Access into the station construction site is restricted to construction vehicles only with traffic controls for the safe entry and exit of heavy vehicles
  • There may be times where oversized loads are on the roads or night deliveries occur
  • Traffic management will intermittently be in place on the Old Pacific Highway and Bedford Road to manage deliveries of oversized vehicles including graders and cranes
  • The Mebbin Street footpath on the northern side (closest to the station worksite) will be closed until September 2024. The southern footpath on the opposite side of the road remains open – please see map below and local signage for details
  • Construction activities may generate increased levels of noise and dust in the area associated with the works being undertaken
  • Lighting will be required during the rail corridor works
  • Increase in workforce and construction vehicle movements around the station site for transport of materials, equipment, and machinery
  • Ongoing traffic movements with trucks transporting excavated material from the eastern rail corridor on Kosciuszko Circuit to the western works area and main site compound
  • Access to surrounding properties will be maintained during the works with possible delays due to truck movements via traffic control management. Truck movements and temporary traffic holds will be reduced during peak hour periods to minimise impacts to motorists.

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