Ann Street stormwater drainage upgrade - Fortitude Valley

Brisbane City Council has completed works to replace the existing stormwater drainage infrastructure on Ann Street, Fortitude Valley, between Bridge Street and Morgan Street, to improve the stormwater system. 

The former stormwater system on Ann Street, Fortitude Valley, was at capacity, showed signs of deterioration and needed to be replaced to ensure ongoing management of the stormwater network.

This project is part of Council’s commitment to ensuring our city has the services and infrastructure to meet the needs of future generations. 

This table include project information for the Ann Street Fortitude Valley stormwater drainage upgrade
Address Ann Street, between Bridge and Morgan Streets, Fortitude Valley
Ward Central Ward
Project outcomes Replacement of stormwater pipe to ensure ongoing management of the stormwater network
Latest update Project complete

About the project

New stormwater piping, reconstruction/widening of the existing grated roadside stormwater inlets and installation of new manholes were part of the works. The works were completed to capture stormwater on Ann Street into the new pipeline.

Works to improve the existing stormwater drainage infrastructure on Ann Street included:

  • replacing a reinforced 600 mm concrete stormwater pipeline with a new 825 mm stormwater pipeline and installation of a new grated roadside stormwater inlets and access chambers, in Ann Street, between Bridge Street and Morgan Street.
  • replacing existing underground drainage system and components.
  • trenching to lay pipeline on Ann Street.
  • installation of a new grated roadside stormwater pits and access chamber on Ann Street, between Bridge Street and Morgan Street.

Works began on Monday 15 March 2021 and were completed at the end of May 2021.

Council would like to thank the community for their patience and understanding while these important works to improve Fortitude Valley’s drainage capacity were undertaken.

More information

If you would like to provide feedback, ask questions, or find out more about the Ann Street stormwater drainage upgrade - Fortitude Valley project, you can:

  • phone the project team on 1800 884 681 during business hours
  • phone Council on 07 3403 8888 outside of business hours
  • email the project team
  • write to:
    Ann Street stormwater drainage upgrade – Fortitude Valley
    City Projects
    Brisbane City Council
    GPO Box 1434
    Brisbane Qld 4001.
Last updated: 9 June 2021