Detailed Road Design
Arterial Duplication - Samford Road

Client: Department of Transport & Main Roads (Metropolitan Division)

The Project involved the duplication to four lanes (median divided) of a major arterial route in Brisbane City.  The project length is 2.3km of urban highway.  The project included the:

  • Upgrade of 5 major intersections (including traffic signal installation);
  • Widening of the existing Cedar Creek (east) bridge;
  • Construction of a new four lane bridge at Cedar Creek;
  • The installation of major culvert road crossings and headwalls;
  • Investigation of the feasibility of a grade separation at the railway crossing; and
  • PUP relocation and street lighting installation.

L&R was commissioned by DTMR to carry out the detailed design and contract documentation for this major road duplication project.

Project Scope:

  • Public consultation and liaison;
  • Environmental management;
  • Geotechnical investigations and analysis;
  • Hydraulic investigation and analysis;
  • Detailed geometric design;
  • Structural design;
  • Stormwater drainage design;
  • Pavement design;
  • Traffic engineering investigation & analysis;
  • Street lighting design;
  • Landscaping;
  • Detail construction drawings; and
  • Contract documentation.