July 7, 2022

Riders of Brisbane hinterland’s motorcycling Mecca that’s Mt Superb ought to pay attention to upcoming roadworks that might delay their experience on the twisting tarmac.

The Division of Transport and Most important Roads (TMR) accomplished upgrades alongside the seven-kilometre part of Samford-Mount Superb Street between Dawson Creek Street and Mount Superb Street in April final 12 months.

Now they’re about to start stage two development.

TMR says investigated the total size of the highway, between Samford-Mount Superb Street at Mount Nebo and Wivenhoe-Somerset Street at Dundas, and prioritised “recognized and potential crash places for security therapies”. 

Key works will embody:

Hopefully they’ve improved the tar surfaces because the final works left loads to be desired with melting tar inflicting main slippage points for riders, in response to the Bike Advocacy Group Fb web page.

(Photoshopped signal for irony!)


TMR informed us again then that highway spray seals require time to settle and “given its newness, the Samford-Mount Superb Street seal is performing inside our normal limits”.

We will see.

I additionally hope the velocity limits aren’t dropped as they have been after the roadworks on the “bus cease” part north of Mt Nebo a couple of years again to a ridiculous 40km/h!

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That is what riders can count on when works begin shortly:

  • majority of works will likely be undertaken between 6am and 6pm, Monday to Friday;
  • occasional weekend works could also be required between 6am and 6pm;
  • works are anticipated to take roughly six months to finish, climate and development circumstances allowing;
  • among the works will must be undertaken in hotter climate and may solely be carried out after different enhancements are accomplished. Relying on undertaking progress, TMR might must return to the realm later within the 12 months to complete these actions in heat circumstances;
  • non permanent lane closures, diminished velocity limits, development signage and site visitors management measures will likely be in place throughout development;
  • variable messaging signage will likely be in place on the approaches to the work web site;
  • motorists might expertise minor delays and are inspired to drive to the modified site visitors circumstances, obeying signage, diminished velocity limits and site visitors controller instructions always;
  • because of the nature of the works, there could also be some intermittent property entry restrictions and modifications to entry throughout the work zone. TMR will present advance discover of any entry restrictions and site visitors controllers will likely be onsite to help as required;
  • noise, vibration and attainable mud from development actions and equipment might be anticipated;
  • reversing beepers and flashing lights are a security requirement and will likely be used throughout working hours; and
  • emergency automobiles will likely be given precedence entry by means of the work web site..
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“Each effort will likely be made to maintain disruptions and noise to a minimal whereas the works are undertaken,” TMR says.

For extra particulars in regards to the undertaking please go to www.tmr.qld.gov.au and search ‘Mount Superb Street and Samford-Mount Superb Street, enhance security’.