Tilley Road to reopen in time for Christmas

Brisbane City Council’s $28 million Green Camp Road corridor upgrade continues to move ahead with Tilley Road set to reopen from next week.

Deputy Mayor and Chandler Ward Councillor Adrian Schrinner said the full closure of Tilley Road had helped speed up construction, with the new traffic signals being prepared to switch on from Wednesday 19 December.

“Council is committed to getting residents home quicker and safer, as part of a $2 billion investment to deliver 1000 road projects across the city,” Cr Schrinner said.

“Once complete, the Green Camp Road upgrade will boost safety and capacity with the corridor widened to four lanes, in addition to major upgrades at the Green Camp, Tilley and the Green Camp and Rickertt road intersections.

“While works will continue until mid-next year, residents will experience immediate benefits from next week with the reopening of a 200-metre stretch of Tilley Road that was closed in September to allow for the installation of traffic signals and road widening works.”

Local Councillor Ryan Murphy said Green Camp Road was one of the city’s primary connections to the bayside, with approximately 30,000 vehicles travelling along it every day.

“Green Camp Road is already exceeding capacity during peak periods, however, this project will future-proof the corridor, tackling traffic congestion to get residents home in half the amount of time it currently takes,” Cr Murphy said.

“Until now, the Tilley Road intersection has experienced city-bound queues of more than one kilometre, however, its capacity will be boosted from next week with additional left-turn and right-turn lanes.”

The Australian Government has committed $10 million towards the $28 million Green Camp Road corridor upgrade. For more information, visit www.brisbane.qld.gov.au or call Council on 3403 8888.