• 22 Feb 2018 Riverfront tennis courts will be a hit at Northshore

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    Riverfront tennis courts will be a hit at Northshore

    Brisbane’s severe shortage of tennis courts will be given a boost when the State Government unveils the city’s first riverfront pop-up tennis courts are at Northshore Hamilton in May.

    Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning Cameron Dick said the six temporary tennis courts – the result of a deal between Economic Development Queensland (EDQ) and Tennis Australia – may have the best views of any courts in Australia.

    “Brisbane has fallen behind when it comes to tennis courts and Tennis Australia research shows the city is approximately 400 courts behind the capital city average and national average,” Mr Dick said.

    “This is a great location, being right next to the Brisbane River and the recently relocated Eat Street.

  • 31 Jan 2018 Removal of on-street parking

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    On-street parking on Harbour Road will be removed from 5 am on Tuesday 23/01/2018—5 am 16/02/2018.

    BMD will be undertaking asphalt and surfacing works.

    Motorists are asked to please ensure all vehicles are removed from the kerbside prior to this date.

    Any cars parked in the area will be towed at the owners expense.

    Free alternative parking facility

    Free alternative parking is available in the secure parking facility on MacArthur Ave (adjacent to the pool tile company).

  • 30 Jan 2018 Night works notice

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    In order to continue works through the Macarthur Avenue/Remora Road/Hercules Street intersection, Hercules Street and Harbour Road it has become necessary to carry out a portion of the works at night. Night works will be undertaken on the 29th, 30th and 31st January 2018 (weather permitting). During these works we will have noise mitigation measures in place to reduce the impact to residents.

  • 20 Sep 2017 Update: Remora Rd, MacArthur Ave, Hercules St, Harbour Rd

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    Updated information regarding upgrades to Remora Road, MacArthur Avenue, Hercules Street and Harbour Road.

    The works will involve upgrading key roads within Northshore from industrial access roads into roads that service Northshore Hamilton’s new uses as a residential, retail, commercial and recreational precinct.

    The road upgrades will provide:

    1. Additional traffic lanes with a median along Remora Road, Hercules Street and MacArthur Avenue allowing for future demand
    2. Dedicated cycle lanes linking Portside, a planned Riverwalk, and Kingsford Smith Drive.
    3. Resurfacing, some on street parking, new footpaths and landscaping to create tree lined boulevards along Remora Road, MacArthur Avenue, Hercules Street, Harbour Road
    4. New bus stops to improve public transport in the precinct
    5. A new connection road direct from Hercules Street to Kingsford Smith Drive
    6. Two new traffic lights on major intersections on MacArthur Avenue to improve safety for drivers, pedestrians & cyclists.

    Refer to the Project Update for full information (PDF, 814KB, updated 15/9/2017).

    How can I stay informed of roadwork program over the next 12 months?

    Residents and business owners will be regularly updated regarding specific timing for works and proposed traffic changes in their area via the website, email blasts and letterbox drops.

  • 29 June 2017 Have your say on the Park transformation

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    The Northshore community will soon enjoy an upgraded with Economic Development Queensland (EDQ) purchasing the service station site adjacent to the park to allow for expansion, and inviting locals to have their say on the new design.

    The recently released design, which is available for comment, includes a $10 million transformation with a sprawling lawn and impressive fig garden, a picnic area, a dog park and water play facilities.

    Plans for the park also include a village green in the centre of the park, large enough for cricket or football games and with facilities for open air, amphitheatre style entertainment. The proposed park will also feature extensive greenery, mirroring the tree studded boulevards planned to border it.

    Hercules Street Park will be increased in size and upgraded to include:

    • Fig garden
    • Picnic areas
    • Fitness and
    • recreation areas
    • Village green
    • Kiosk and bike hub
    • Junior playground
    • Water play area
    • Dog park
  • 15 June 2017 Infrastructure works update

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    Over the next 20 years, Northshore Hamilton will become home to 15,000 people, a workplace for 10,000 people and a waterfront recreational destination for thousands more.

    These essential roadworks are a part of a broader program of $33.5 million in infrastructure upgrades planned for the Northshore Hamilton Precinct over the next 2 years. Upgrades to amenity and safety include:

    • $2million to create a direct road link between Theodore Street and Barcham Streetwhich will reduce traffic pressure on Remora Road.
    • This $24million project to upgrade Remora Road, MacArthur Avenue, Hercules Street and Harbour Road, creating additional traffic lanes, a median strip, traffic lights, on street parking, new footpaths, dedicated cycle lanes, bus stops and extensive tree planting to create an appropriate streetscape for a residential, business and retail precinct.
    • $7.5 million to upgrade the park at Hercules Street, Remora Road and Kingsford Smith Drive. Works include increasing the park size from 1.5 to 2 hectares, upgrades to playgrounds, a new event space, and new water play.

    Residents, retailers and visitors may experience some impact on street parking, traffic delays, detours, construction noise and increased truck movements during the roadworks, however Economic Development Queensland will make every effort to keep disturbance to a minimum.

    To keep disruptions to a minimum, the contractor will work under a strict Construction Management Plan (CMP) which will include:

    • Permitted work hours
    • Noise and dust control
    • Traffic management plan.