Michie Building (9) lift works

31 Jul 2019

There will be construction works occurring to both lifts in Michie Building (9) to facilitate lift removal and upgrade.  

Affected areas

  • Michie Building (9)  - all levels (1-10 and the roof Plant Room) will be affected during the works. 
  • As the bank of lifts will be worked on one at a time access for UQ Staff, students and visitors will be via the working lift.
  • Some delays may occur to lift call times due to reduction in operating lifts.
Michie Building lift works map
Map of Michie Building lifts affected


Associated Builders Work:

  • Start: 19 August 2019
  • Finish: 9 September 2019

Lift 21:

  • Start: 22 August 2019
  • Finish: 18 September 2019

Lift 22:

  • Start: 19 September 2019
  • Finish: 11 October 2019

Work details

  • Works will occur  Monday to Friday during the hours of 5am until 5pm. 
  • All noisy works and works that cause vibration will be undertaken early in the morning before 9.00am or after hours as agreed with stakeholders. 
  • Only one lift will be worked on at a time. One lift will always be operational to ensure that lift access is maintained during the works.
  • Materials handling, and site storage shall be coordinated to ensure materials are not held in lift lobbies, public areas or fire escape stairs.
  • There is asbestos being removed in the first week from 19 to 21 August. All asbestos removal works shall be carried out of hours..
    • All safety precautions and regulations will be adhered too.
    • Air monitoring will be in place and clearance certificate will be issued on completion of works.
    • These works will happen after hours( 6pm until 6am).

Access for construction workers and materials

  • The builders works to the plant room on level 9 will be undertaken prior to the lift upgrades commencing.
  • Access for construction workers will be via the main entrance and by lifts to level 8 then by stair to level 9.
  • All waste removal and material movements will occur outside business hours of the Michie Building and no materials will be stored outside plant rooms or in lift lobbies. 


Fraser Stevenson  Project Manager:

Des Roberts Site Manager:

  • call: 0417 203 784

We apologise for the inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your understanding during this time.