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Stanmore Road, Yatala Upgrade Stage 5

Peachey Road to Enkleman Road

Commencing: November 2017
Completion: June 2019
Cost: $13.6 million

Project information

This project is the next stage of the multi-million dollar upgrade of Stanmore Road, Yatala between the M1 Pacific Motorway and Beaudesert-Beenleigh Road in response to traffic growth in the Yatala Enterprise Area and the Southwest Corridor. This stage will complete the four-lane duplication of Stanmore Road as far west as Harts Road. The intersection of Stanmore Road and Enkleman Road will be upgraded and new pedestrian and cycle paths will be provided between Enkleman Road and Peachey Road.

Project objective

The Yatala Enterprise Area is a major industrial employment (manufacturing, logistics and freight distribution) growth area and designated as an Identified Growth Area in the South East Queensland Regional Plan 2009. The Stanmore Road upgrade will support productivity and growth in the Yatala Enterprise Area and accommodate the expected growth in background traffic due to the proposed master planned communities in the Southwest Corridor, such as Yarrabilba.

The project makes a significant contribution to the achievement of the wider objectives of the City’s Transport Strategy 2031 and Road Safety Plan.

Construction details

  • duplication of Stanmore Road from two-lanes to four-lanes between Peachey Road and Enkleman Road,
  • new pedestrian and cycle paths between Peachey Road and Enkleman Road,
  • upgrade of the Stanmore Road and Enkleman Road intersection, including dedicated left and right turn lanes into Enkleman Road,
  • new stormwater drainage,
  • new street lighting,
  • new landscaping,
  • pavement replacement,
  • some delays to road users are likely during construction.

Benefits to the local community

  • reduced peak hour congestion, supporting business opportunities and jobs in the Yatala Enterprise Area
  • new footpaths suitable for both pedestrians and cyclists (especially young or inexperienced cyclists)
  • protected right and left turn lanes at the Enkleman Road intersection.

More information

For more information contact the Project Manager on 07 5581 1804.

Extent of works

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