Hamilton Road and Sandgate Road intersection upgrade - Wavell Heights | Brisbane City Council

Hamilton Road and Sandgate Road intersection upgrade - Wavell Heights

Brisbane City Council has completed works to upgrade the Hamilton Road and Sandgate Road intersection at Wavell Heights.

This project was part of Council’s $1.3 billion commitment on more than 90 roads to take real action on congestion. The upgrade focused on a range of solutions to improve the existing road network, getting residents home quicker and safer.

Project summary

Address Hamilton Road and Sandgate Road, Wavell Heights
Ward Northgate
Project outcomes Improved traffic flow and reduced congestion.
Latest update End of construction

About the project

The upgrade provides an additional right-turn lane from Hamilton Road to Sandgate Road, as well as an extended left-turn pocket from Hamilton Road. 

The project included:

  • minor road widening on Hamilton Road from the Sandgate Road intersection to Wade Street
  • reconfiguring the road alignment to create a second right-turn lane from Hamilton Road to Sandgate Road
  • extending the length of the left-turn pocket on Hamilton Road
  • providing a right-turn pocket for westbound traffic on Hamilton Road turning into Wade Street
  • upgrading the traffic islands to suit the revised layout
  • installing yellow no standing lines to formalise parking restrictions on the northern and southern sides of Hamilton Road
  • installing a new footpath on the northern and southern side of Hamilton Road
  • associated tree removal and landscaping works, including offset planting of 27 mature trees in the local area
  • line marking.

Download the project plan: 

Project status

Construction commenced late April 2018 and was completed late November 2018.

More information

For more about the Hamilton and Sandgate Roads intersection upgrade:

  • phone the project team on 1800 312 777 during business hours
  • phone Council on 3403 8888 outside of business hours
  • email the project team
  • write to:
    Hamilton and Sandgate Roads intersection upgrade
    City Projects Office
    Brisbane City Council
    GPO Box 1434
    Brisbane Qld 4001.
25 February 2019