Crane Establishment at Plant Growth Facility

14 Apr 2022

The Plant Growth Facility on the corner of Glasshouse Road and Services Road will be establishing a tower crane on the northwest corner of the project site.

Affected Areas

  • Glasshouse Rd and Services Rd access
  • International House Residences
  • Central Glasshouse Services & Glasshouse 5

Work details

Friday 22nd April 2022

  • 12:00pm to 4:00pm
  • Establish road closure on Glasshouse Rd for crane material delivery
  • Loading and unloading of semi-trailer with tower crane components
  • Establish mobile crane in preparation for crane installation the following day
  • Impacts
    • Traffic Controllers will be in place to coordinate traffic to the International House car park and subject to impact due to truck delivery.
    • Traffic Controllers will be in place to coordinate traffic to the glasshouses and subject to impact due to truck delivery.
    • Access to the UQ Warehouse B99 will not be impeded

Saturday 23rd April 2022

  • 6:00am to 6:00pm
  • Establish exclusion zone for erection of crane as per the site plan
  • Ongoing delivery of crane components for assembly
  • Lifting and installation of all crane components
  • Impacts
    • Glasshouse Rd will be closed for the duration of the crane erection
    • Access into any areas within the exclusion zone will be prohibited at all times

*Should the crane erection be delayed, the Contractor will re-mobilise on Sunday the 24th of April 2022 at 6:00am and the exclusion zones and access impacts be implemented as per the exclusion zone site plan.

Summary Project Program

  • Start: Monday, 29 November 2021
  • Finish: Thursday, 31 August 2023

Project details

The Plant Growth Facility (PGF) project will provide world-leading research facility that will contain an array of highly technical controlled environment rooms, capable of replicating a variety of environmental conditions to simulate natural conditions in a controlled and measurable manner. The facility will also include a glasshouse on the roof deck for further plant science research capability.


Emmanuel Vasiliou, P&F Project Manager:

We apologise for the inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your patience during this time. For more information on campus shutdowns, disruptions and road closures please refer to the Property and Facilities Division Road and buildings works page.

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