Construction Shutdown

Construction activity will close for the Christmas and New Year period. Site activities will shut down from Thursday 21 December 2017 and will recommence from Tuesday 2 January 2018. There will be no on-site construction activities during this period. Should you require information about the project during this time please visit the Department of Transport and Main Roads website.

Upcoming construction activities

From January 2018, major construction activities will recommence in the northern and southern work zones.

Northern work zones

• Night works:Finishing works for the opening of new site accesses on Cunning Road, west of the Sunshine Motorway interchange and on the eastern side of the Bruce Highway, north of the Sunshine Motorway interchange.
• Line marking and installation of roadside barriers to maintain a safe distance between traffic and the construction works zone.
• Maintenance activities including minor pavement patching and mowing.
Day works:
• Vegetation removal activities on the eastern side of the highway from Pignata Road to Sippy Downs, with some night works required to safely remove the remaining large trees next to the Bruce Highway and Sunshine Motorway.
• Major earthworks and drainage works near Sippy Creek Road, Cunning Road and Tanawha Road.
• Service relocation works for water, telecommunications and electricity (note, some night works may also be required to complete these works). Planned service outages may be required during these works. Affected properties will be notified of planned outages by the relevant service provider.

Southern work zones

Night works:
• Finishing works for the opening of new site accesses from the Bruce Highway and Caloundra Road.
• Line marking and installation of roadside barriers to maintain a safe distance between traffic and the construction works zone.
• Maintenance activities including minor pavement patching and mowing.
Day works:
• Continuation of major earthworks and drainage works for construction of the new Bruce Highway southbound carriageway and interchange ramps.
• Vegetation removal activities near the interchange and adjacent work zones.
• Progression of bridge construction activities at Pignata Road.
• Service relocation works for water, telecommunications and electricity (note, some night works may also be required to complete these works). Planned service outages may be required during these works. Affected properties will be notified of planned outages by the relevant service provider.

The project’s working hours are:

• Night works: Sunday to Thursday, 7pm to 5am.
• Day works: Monday to Saturday, 6am to 6pm.

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