The Queensland State Government has revealed a new pedestrian and cycle bridge, located above Elizabeth Avenue at Clontarf linking both campuses of Clontarf Beach State High School.
The released design for a recommended crossing facility to provide a new fully-enclosed pedestrian and cycle bridge to provide a safe student crossing between Clontarf Beach State High School’s eastern and western campuses over the four lanes of traffic.
Project Benefits and Key Features
– Construct single span overpass with protective safety screen
– Staircases connecting to overpass ramps
– Lockable access to the eastern campus of Clontarf Beach State High School
– Extending existing pathways to connect to overpass ramps
– Pedestrian barrier fencing on Elizabeth Avenue median (Isobel Street to Oasis Court)
– Removing trees, vegetation trimming and landscaping around the structure
– Installing fauna fencing to prevent native wildlife from crossing the road
– Improve Clontarf Beach State High School connectivity across Elizabeth Avenue
– Provide safer movements for pedestrians (of all abilities), bike riders and mobility devices.
The project is expected to commence with construction in mid-2022 and be completed in mid-2023 (weather and construction scheduling permitting). A further information session is organised for Saturday 4 June 2022, 10am–2pm at Silcock Street sports field, Clontarf.
– 15.2 Million Federal Government Funding
– 3.8 Million Queensland Government Funding
– Construction of the bridge is due to start with early works.
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Source: Information, Drawings and Images
All article information is sourced and available for review from referenced locations.
– Media Release: Elizabeth Avenue, Clontarf – DTMR
– Images: supplied by DTMR
– Interactive Image: Google Aerial and Streetview
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