UPDATED: Mayne Yard construction update - February and March 2024

In February and March 2024, works will continue in the Mayne Yard stabling facility including earthworks, track modifications, removal of redundant structures, installation of foundations and new masts for overhead electrical wires.

 

Details of work

During February and March 2024, the following activities are scheduled to occur between 6:30am and 6:30pm, Monday to Saturday, weather and construction conditions permitting:

  • Continue installation of inground services within Mayne Yard East
  • Commence installation of fencing within Mayne Yard East
  • Continue construction of the new rail bridge over Breakfast Creek
  • Continue earthworks to construct new road and rail formation
  • Installation of foundations and masts for overhead electrical wires
  • Ongoing installation of cable routes and pits within the rail corridor
  • Rock excavation and earthwork
  • Decommissioning of redundant track, track reconstruction and maintenance.

 

Out of hours work

Additional activities will occur outside the project’s normal working hours, as outlined below.

At Mayne Yard, Bowen Hills, intermittently between 6:30pm and 6:30am throughout February and March 2024, the following works will occur:

  • Concrete works including placement of formwork, steel fixing and concrete pours
  • Delivery of materials to site
  • Installation of conduits and pulling new cables
  • Track work and maintenance.

At Mayne Yard, Bowen Hills, intermittently between 10:30am Friday 1 March to 10:00pm Sunday 10 March 2024, and between 2:00am Friday 29 March to 2:00am Monday 22 April 2024, the following works will occur:

  • Rock excavation and earthworks in Mayne Yard East
  • Installation of overhead electrical structures, signalling equipment, cable routes and pits within the rail corridor
  • Decommissioning of redundant tracks and services
  • Breakfast Creek rail bridge construction
  • Test pitting and service location works
  • Earthworks and drainage
  • Track work and maintenance.

 

Mayne Yard construction access points and work areas

Map showing Mayne Yard work area and construction access points via Lanham Street and Mayne Road, Bowen Hills and Grafton Street and Mills Street, Windsor.
 

What to Expect

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

  • Light vehicles, trucks and machinery including excavators with hydraulic hammers, augers, vacuum trucks, piling and drill rigs, concrete trucks, small power tools, 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
  • Delivery trucks and workers’ vehicles entering Mayne Yard North via the existing access road at Lanham Street and Mayne Road, Bowen Hills and via Grafton Street and Mill Street, Windsor
  • Some increased levels of noise, vibration and dust associated with the use of heavy machinery and equipment
  • Due to the construction of a new rail bridge, a section of Breakfast Creek near Grafton Street, Windsor has been temporarily closed to all boats / vessels until early 2024. The construction area boundaries will be marked with buoys on the water within Breakfast Creek.

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