Yeronga TAFE bites the dust

Brendan O’Malley, City South News

December 18, 2018 6:00pm

DEMOLITION work has begun on the old Yeronga TAFE site, although not without an early hitch.

A large truck became stuck last week on a nearby roundabout, temporarily halting traffic.

Residents can expect major changes over the holidays after contractor Rosenlund

Deconstruction Civil Engineering was appointed to dismantle and remove all buildings, including asbestos, concrete slabs, footings, piers and underground services.

“Asbestos and all other hazardous material removed from buildings will be hosed down and transported in trucks with sealed tarps, or skip bins,’’ Economic Development Queensland said.

The former Sunbeam property at Yeronga in 2000, which was later leased to TAFE.

“Every effort will be made to minimise impacts on traffic flow and surrounding residents.

“The bulk of demolition works are expected to be completed by the end of January.”

 

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