NEW JETTY/TERMINAL WORK TO START ON MACLEAY ISLAND; PROJECT COST NOW $44.6 MILLION ‘ The Southern Moreton Bay Islands Ferry Jetty/Terminals Upgrade will see the onsite works at the Macleay Island site start soon. The work is scheduled to start in early March and site information signs have already been put in place. Divison 5 Cr Mark Edwards advises the construction phase will begin with the project contractor, The Jetty Specialist, carrying out initial site work including establishing a lay-down area and piling works. TransLink ferry services will run as per the current timetable during construction, and customers travelling to and from the island will continue to board and alight ferries at the existing ferry terminal until the construction of the new terminal is complete. The pontoon components have been transported to the Aluminum Marine yard at Thornlands where offsite fabrication work is underway to assemble and paint the pontoon. The new Macleay Island ferry terminal will be built to the east of the existing ferry terminal. What to expect: • Presence of construction personnel, including traffic controllers, surveyors and service investigators. • Changed traffic conditions in the Macleay Island ferry terminal carpark. February 2022 • Establishment of ferry terminal construction zone. • Pedestrian detours. • Temporary relocation of the bus zone. • Noise and vibration during the piling works. • Temporary closure of the public boat ramp during installation of the new floating walkway. Russell Island ferry terminal The offsite prefabrication works on the new pontoon are nearing completion, with its float out to Russell Island planned for late March 2022, pending weather conditions. This event is a major milestone for the project. Work on the pontoon, gangways and landside works will continue with completion of all the Russell Island works in late 2022 (weather permitting). Please use caution around the construction site. Project budget • The project budget is approximately $44.6 million, a significant increase from the original $34 million. • TMR is contributing approximately $29.2 million in total and RCC is contributing approximately $15.4 million in total.
• Notice on Macleay Island foreshore re jetty works