Infrastructure Upgrades - Manchester Terrace, Vincent Street, Nelson Parade, Payne Street and Nelson Parade

To construct the overpass as part of the upgrade, gas and water infrastructure upgrade works will be required on Manchester Terrace, Vincent Street, Nelson Parade, Payne Street and Waverley Road.

When will this work take place? 

Start Early March for approximately three months, weather and site conditions permitting.
Time and day

Day works will be carried out Monday to Saturday from 7am to 6pm. Night works will be carried out Sunday to Thursday from 7.30pm to 5.30am

To ensure the safety of motorists and road workers and to minimise traffic disruptions as well as minimise the impact of service disruptions, some works are required to be undertaken at night.

What does this work include?

As part of these works, we will be undertaking:

  • saw cutting of the road
  • trenching and excavation to replace/install pipes
  • vegetation removal
  • road reinstatement works.

Where will the works be?

Works will be undertaken progressively in small sections along Manchester Terrace, Vincent Street. Nelson Parade, Payne Street and Waverley Road.

What to expect?

  • Parking restrictions: on street parking will be temporarily restricted in areas to allow works to be carried out. Further notification and signage will be provided to affected residents. Access to residential properties will be maintained at all times.
  • Temporary lighting: lighting towers will be used to light work areas at night.
  • Traffic control: reduced speed limits, lane closures, changes to traffic flow and short-term traffic disruptions.
  • Noise and dust: noise and possible dust and vibration may be experienced from the construction activities. Reversing beepers and flashing lights are a safety requirement and will be used during work hours. flashing lights are a safety requirement and will be used during work hours.

Frequently asked questions

Why are the works being carried out in Vincent Street, Manchester Terrace and Nelson Parade and Payne Street?

  • The pipes under the road that delivers gas and water to the streets surrounding the upgrade needs to be relocated and upgraded in order for the overpass to be constructed.

Why is vegetation being removed?

  • Some vegetation was removed to allow the utility providers to gain access to and install new infrastructure including new pipes under the road and road verge. In some cases the tree roots were intertwined with the infrastructure and had to be removed.
  • The area will be replanted with vegetation that will complement the local amenity and will still allow access to the infrastructure for maintenance.

Why are night works required?

  • We will be working during the day where possible. There may be occasions where night works are required, particularly where there is an interruption to services such as water and gas.

Will services be interrupted?

  • There will be short temporary outages of water and gas while the new pipes are connected. Residents will be advised in advance of any service outages. To receive the most up to date information, the project team offers SMS alerts. To subscribe to this service please contact the project team on 1800 572 132 or email

Why is on-street parking being restricted?

  • We will be cutting trenches in the road to install or replace the gas and water infrastructure. For the safety of all residents, vehicles should be parked within property boundaries or where this is not possible, on a neighbouring street.
  • To minimise parking disturbance for residents, the works will be progressive restricting on street parking in sections (of approximately four properties at a time).
  • Works will typically be carried out between 7am and 6pm Monday to Saturday. Property access will be maintained during works, however there may be short periods where vehicle access is restricted to allow these utilities cross near driveways and traffic controllers will be on site to assist residents getting to and from their properties.
  • Residents will be kept informed about timeframes and progress of the works. On street parking will be reinstated when works are complete.

Why is Nelson Parade fenced off?

  • Fencing has been installed on the closed section of road and embankment on Nelson Parade between Moggill Road and Eldon Street to allow for works to start. The contractors will typically work within the fenced area. Access for people walking and riding will be maintained.

What is happening to the closed section of Nelson Parade at the end of the project?

  • Permanent bollards will be installed to prevent vehicle traffic entering Nelson Parade from the last driveway near Eldon Street and near the intersection with Moggill Road. The road surface on the closed section of Nelson Parade will be retained as it is a utility corridor and service providers will still need access to this section of the street.
  • This section of Nelson Parade will remain open at all times for people walking and riding.

Contact us

Phone 1800 572 132 (during business hours) or email the project team

After hours, please call Council's 24- Hour Contact Centre on 07 3403 8888.

Date posted:
Last updated: 10 March 2022

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