Charles Street Bus Bridge and Busway Project

Charles Street Bus Bridge and Busway Project

Client: York Civil

Duration: June 2016 to July 2017

QTM team(s): QTM Electrical

Services: Street lighting, traffic signals, ITS, fibre cabling

QTM Electrical was engaged by York Civil for the $32.1m Charles Street Bus Bridge and Busway Project. The project saw a new bus bridge from Charles Street to the existing James Street bus bridge; a new off-ramp onto Roe Street which will replace the James Street off-ramp; a new bus priority lane on Charles Street; doubling of the turn pocket at the Charles Street off-ramp; reconfiguration of the Carr Street and Charles Street intersection; improved access to the bus layover area at James Street; and minor improvements to the James Street, Wellington Street off-ramp and Newcastle Street/Cleaver Street intersections.

Our involvement required us to:

  • Supply and install street lighting on Charles Street, Roe Street, James Street and the busway and ramps
  • Supply and install new traffic signals at:
    • Charles Street & Carr Street
    • Charles Street & Newcastle Street
    • James Street & new signalised bus roundabout
    • James Street & new bus ramp from Charles Street
    • Roe Street & the new Mitchell Freeway off-ramp onto Roe Street
  • Upgrade and modification of the existing traffic signals at:
    • Charles Street & Carr Street
    • Charles Street & Newcastle Street
    • Fitzgerald Street & James Street
    • Fitzgerald Street & Roe Street
    • Newcastle Street & Cleaver Street
  • Supply and install ITS associated with the busway, including future conduits and CCTV
  • Relocate and protection of fibre optic joint and cabinet located at the James Street and Bunnings Lake area