Roma Street Construction

The new Cross River Rail underground station will see Roma Street become Brisbane’s most connected transport precinct.

A new underground station at Roma Street will link passengers with the existing suburban bus and rail networks, the Brisbane City Council Metro services, as well as regional and interstate bus and train services.

Hotel Jen demolition and acoustic shed

Hotel Jen demolition and acoustic shed

Current and upcoming activities

Aerial image of Roma Street station worksite looking back towards the parklands.

Roma Street station construction update - April 2021

With piling at the station building site nearing completion, excavation of the building shaft will start in the coming weeks. Station cavern excavation also continues underground as the project team prepares for the tunnel boring machines (TBMs) to cross the cavern in mid-2021 on their way to the Northern Tunnel Portal.

Temporary traffic and pedestrian changes required during night and extended weekend periods in Roma Street and the surrounding area.

Update - Roma Street station site: existing stormwater main relocation

Due to recent wet weather and site conditions, relocation of the existing underground stormwater main in Roma Street will continue to late April 2021. Additional weekend work is required. Please see overleaf for more information about the scheduled weekend work.

Map showing location of work to implement traffic and pedestrian changes at the intersection of Roma and Herschel streets.

Changes to the intersection of Roma and Herschel streets

Traffic and pedestrian changes will be implemented at the intersection of Roma and Herschel streets to improve safe access for the community during construction of the new Roma Street station.

Roma Street construction site: Tower crane installation

Roma Street construction site: Tower crane installation

Weekend work and traffic changes are required to deliver and assemble a 55-metre-tall tower crane to be used for excavation and construction of the new Services Building at the Roma Street construction site.

Roma Street station entrance is moving

Roma Street station entrance is moving

From mid-December 2020, the Roma Street station entrance will move about 15 metres east (toward the city).

map of Roma Street station area with a grey scale indicating the areas that may be affected by the controlled blasting tests.

Controlled blasting at Roma Street

As part of the excavation of the underground station cavern and adits, the Cross River Rail Tunnel & Stations contractor will soon commence controlled blasting at the Roma Street site.

map of Roma Street busway showing how people can access the different platforms.

Roma Street busway reopening

From Monday 21 September, bus services will return to Platform 1 and 2 at Roma Street station.

aerial view of a busy construction site

Works notices

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Work Notices

Check where work has started, what's coming up and how it will impact you.