Ipswich Road stormwater drainage upgrade - Woolloongabba

Council installed a new stormwater drainage system on Ipswich Road, near Stanley Street, Woolloongabba.

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

Project summary

AddressIpswich Road, near Stanley Street, Woolloongabba
WardGabba Ward
Project outcomes

Installation of a stormwater pipe to ensure ongoing management of the stormwater

Latest updateProject complete

About the project

A new high capacity stormwater system was installed to assist with increasing stormwater flow in the area and minimise potential flooding.

Works to improve the existing stormwater drainage on Ipswich Road included:

  • saw cutting the hard surface of the roads and excavating material
  • installing a reinforced 375mm concrete stormwater pipe across Ipswich Road
  • Installation of a 1050mm diameter manhole and replacement of one (1) existing manhole with a new 1050mm diameter one.


Construction started onMonday 15 March 2021 and was completed at the end of April 2021.

We would like to thank the local community for their patience and understanding during these important works to improve the drainage capacity of the area.    

More information

If you would like to provide feedback, ask questions, or find out more about the Ipswich Road, Woolloongabba drainage installation 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:
    Ipswich Road, Woolloongabba drainage installation project
    City Projects Office
    Brisbane City Council
    GPO Box 1434
    Brisbane Qld 4001.
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