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Changed exit: Mount Lindesay Highway northbound overpass
11 March 2019
The new Mount Lindesay Highway northbound overpass to the Logan Motorway eastbound opened in early March.
This saw the permanent closure of the former, northbound loop.
Access to the new overpass is about 250-300m to the south of the former northbound loop.
New way-finding / directional signage is up on the approach to the exit. Please watch for the sign and stay in the left-hand lane ready to take the exit.
The Logan Motorway/Mount Lindesay Highway interchange upgrade…
6 March 2019
BEBO arch on the news
6 March 2019
Latest construction footage is in…
4 March 2019
Logan Motorway westbound service road now open
19 February 2019
One lane of the new Logan Motorway westbound service road is now open. The service road connects the Gateway Motorway/Logan Motorway and Mount Lindesay Highway/Logan Motorway interchanges.
The opening of this service road changes the way you navigate the Gateway and Logan Motorway interchange. When on the road, please expect changes and look for signage to ensure you’re in the right lane to reach your destination.
The second lane will open in a few months time (at which time the signals that have been recently installed on Beaudesert Road southbound will be commissioned).
December 2018 construction footage
19 December 2018
Wembley Road bridge demolished
19 November 2018
Last weekend saw another major milestone achieved on Transurban Queensland’s Logan Enhancement Project, with the Wembley Road bridge successfully demolished, to enable ongoing works to upgrade the Logan Motorway/Wembley Road interchange.
Transurban Queensland Group Executive, Sue Johnson, said the existing Wembley Road bridge over the Logan Motorway was removed to make way for the new northbound bridge.
“Wembley Road is a vital link to and from the Logan Motorway, and with about 45,000 cars using this road every day, it cannot keep up with the growth that Logan is facing,” Ms Johnson said.
“This important project will boost capacity through the widening of Wembley Road from two to four lanes between Pagewood Street and Greenfern Drive, including replacing the existing bridge over the motorway with two new wider structures.
“Construction is about 65% completed with more than 1.8 million hours worked and about 700 people working on the project each day,” she said.
Fast facts – about the bridge that was demolished:
- two span bridge 25m each (50m total length and min clearance of 5.2m)
- one lane in each direction
- one shared user path
- 100m total of concrete bridge barrier and 50m of steel hand rail
- two concrete abutments and one concrete headstock supported on two concrete columns
- 12 total concrete girders (six in each bridge span).
October 2018 flyover
24 October 2018
Kids in construction
23 October 2018
We were thrilled to recently host four senior students from Stretton State College as part of a pilot work experience program on the project.
Over the course of the Term 2 school holidays, each student spent two to three days on-site, getting a taste of the many construction activities and associated roles it takes to deliver a major infrastructure project.
Transurban Queensland Community & Stakeholder Engagement Manager, Lindsey Wowor, said the students were enthusiastic and eager to learn about the construction industry.
“During their time with us, the students were able to speak to various members of the Transurban Queensland and CPB Contractors teams, gaining valuable insights into how to get a job in the construction industry,” Lindsey said.
“Out in the field, the students were able to see first-hand some of the construction activities underway, including concrete pours and steel fixing as part of building new bridges.
“The intention is run this work experience program again prior to major construction finishing in mid 2019,” Lindsey said.
Free-flowing Beaudesert Road underpass out of the ground
22 October 2018
One of the Logan Motorway’s congestion hotspots is another step closer to being a thing of the past as construction progresses on Transurban Queensland’s Logan Enhancement Project.
Late last week the Minister for Environment and the Great Barrier Reef, Science and the Arts, Leeanne Enoch, joined the Member for Stretton, Duncan Pegg and Transurban Queensland Group Executive, Sue Johnson, to inspect construction progress on the new free-flowing Beaudesert Road southbound underpass that will take motorists onto the Logan Motorway towards Ipswich.
“It was great to be on-site today to see first-hand progress of the underpass that will improve travel time reliability and safety for motorists by removing the need to cross oncoming high-speed traffic,” Minister Enoch said.
Member for Stretton, Duncan Pegg, said motorists won’t have long to wait with the underpass opening to traffic in early 2019.
“I encourage motorists to experience a virtual sneak peak of new underpass by visiting loganenhancementproject.com.au,” Mr Pegg said.
Transurban Queensland Group Executive, Sue Johnson, said a series of important project milestones are scheduled over the coming months with construction now 60% complete, and more than 1.5 million hours worked.
“Later this month we will move traffic onto the new southbound Wembley Road bridge over the Logan Motorway so we can demolish the existing bridge before starting work to build the new northbound bridge,” Ms Johnson said.
“The demolition of this bridge will occur from 8pm Friday 2 November through to 5am Monday 5 November 2018,” she said.
“To ensure the safety of motorists and construction workers there will be major traffic changes in the area during the works. I urge customers to plan ahead, allow additional travel time or use an alternative route.”