Moreton Bay Rail Link

Key capabilities: Traffic signal installation & maintenance; Rail signalling
Project location: Petrie, Queensland
Client name: (CPB) Thiess
Project duration: December 2014 – July 2016
Project value: $3.4 million (Combined value)

About the project

The Moreton Bay Rail Link Project incorporated approximately 12.6km of dual track heavy gauge passenger rail line, six new stations, and a shared pedestrian and cycle path along the new corridor.

Pensar completed three lighting and traffic signal packages including Rate 2, Rate 3 and traffic signal works.

Project scope

Project 1 – Dohles Rocks Road

  • Construction of five new sets of traffic signals installed on Dohles Rocks Road, Duffield Rd and Goodfellows Rd
  • Installation of Ped Posts, Mast Arms, Combination Mast Arms, 8.5m and 13m Joint Use Poles

Project 2 – Brays Road Upgrade

  • Construction of New Signals and Modification to Existing on Brays Road.
  • Installation of complete new set of signals on intersection of Cecily and Brays Road
  • Modification to existing signals on Anzac Avenue including recovery and replacement of Mast Arm and Joint Use poles
  • Recovery and replacement of existing traffic signal controller

Project 3 – Kippa-Ring Station

  • Installation of new traffic signal infrastructure, footings, poles and lanterns
  • Modification to lanterns, detector loops and signal controller after installation due to design change.
  • Installation of push button with bezel light for resident access to intersection
  • Disconnection and reinstallation of detector loops at intersection of Anzac Avenue and Snook St

Innovations & highlights

  • Complex staging required to maintain traffic flow throughout construction
  • Construction on existing roadway during new pavement construction
  • Installation around existing services both underground and overhead such as Optic fibre, Gas and High Voltage Power
  • Signal operation maintained during all stages of construction
  • Construction on busy Anzac Avenue with works completed mainly at night