Turbot Street resurfacing works

Brisbane City Council will be undertaking resurfacing works to Turbot Street between the Brisbane CBD and Spring Hill. These resurfacing works will ensure a well-connected network of safe and continuous routes.

Project summary

Summary of the Turbot Street resurfacing works project
Address Turbot Street resurfacing works from Brisbane CBD to Spring Hill
Ward Central Ward
Project outcomes Well-connected network of safe and continuous routes and ensuring the longevity of the structure.
Latest update Start of construction

About the project

As part of Councils maintenance program, recent inspections along Turbot Street, Brisbane to Spring Hill highlighted routine resurfacings works which includes waterproofing of the bridge deck are required to ensure the longevity of the structure.

Project timing

Continuous day and night shift works are required for the works, which will occur over the following three weekends, weather and construction conditions permitting:

Summary of project timings
Location of works Timing
Bridge Structures over Creek Street
  • Friday, 6 November at 7pm through to Monday 9 November 5pm
  • Friday, 13 November at 7pm through to Monday 16 November 5pm
  • Friday, 27 November at 7pm through to Monday 30 November
Road Rehabilitation between Wickham Terrace and Barry Parade
  • Monday, 9 November until Thursday, 19 November between 7pm and 5am.

Project impacts

Resurfacing works include:

  • Preparation works including profiling and milling of the road resurface. Which includes the bridge full asphalt removal and bridge deck surface cleaning
  • Installation of a waterproofing membrane on the bridge decks
  • Reinstatement of line marking, traffic signal loops and access to infrastructure pits, valves and fire hydrants
  • Lane closures with the use of traffic control and Queensland Police Service (QPS) between Edward Street and Wharf Street with only one  lane open to traffic.

Construction noise and impacts

Nearby residents and businesses may experience some temporary inconveniences during resurfacing works which may include:

  • Low levels of vibration and increased lighting
  • Limited through traffic during resurfacing works
  • No on-street parking in the work zones during resurfacing hours
  • Detours around the limits of the project
  • Short delays to local residents and businesses within or near the work zone
  • Temporary removal of on-street parking along Turbot Street 

Traffic changes

Traffic controllers, signage and Queensland Police Service (QPS) will be in place to direct motorist and pedestrians. Motorists may experience some traffic delays and local detours may be required during the work. 

Download the Turbot Street Resurfacing Works traffic impacts map (Word - 2.4Mb).

Please note: motorists should observe digital road signs and for updates and follow direction of police and traffic control.

Summary of project impacts
Timing Impact Construction activities

Continuous day and night shift works are required during weekend one, two and three:

  • Friday, 6 November from 7pm until Monday, November at 5am
  • Friday, 13 November from 7pm until Monday, 16 November at 5am
  • Friday, 27 November at 7pm through to Monday, 30 November at 5am.
  • Three eastbound lanes will be closed between Edward Street and Wharf Street with single lane traffic only.
  • Wickham Terrance eastbound access only into Turbot Street will be permitted
  • Temporary removal of on street parking along Turbot Street on the bridge
  • Removing of existing asphalt, waterproofing of bridge structure and resurfacing bridge decks

Road rehabilitation works from Monday, 9 November until Thursday, 19 November between 7pm and 5am

  • Three eastbound lanes will be closed between Edward Street and Barry Parade with single lane traffic only.
  • Localised detours of side streets when required
  • Temporary removal of on street parking along Turbot Street where required
  • Road Profiling and resurfacing of Turbot St from Wickham Terrace to Barry Parade

A Contingency weekend is planned for Friday, 20 November 2020 until Monday, 23 November 2020 should works be affected by weather and or construction conditions.

Council is committed to minimising the impact of the works on the community as much as possible.

We would like to thank local residents and business owners for their patience and understanding during these important works to improve the safety and efficiency of Brisbane’s road network.

More information

For more information about the Turbot Street resurfacing works, you can:

  • phone the project team on 07 3178 0093 (during business hours)
  • phone Council on 07 3403 8888 (after hours)
  • email the project team
  • write to:

    Project communications
    Story Bridge Depot
    Brisbane City Council
    GPO Box 1434
    Brisbane QLD 4001
Last updated: 3 November 2020