Construction in Arden
The new station in Arden will trigger a transformation from an industrial precinct to a thriving commercial and residential community located just minutes from the CBD.
Current work notifications
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14 August 2017
Service relocations requiring traffic impacts. To minimise disruption, the works will be undertaken in two stages:
Work site on Laurens Street from 14 August with the following impacts:
Laurens Street will be closed from 22 August to 29 August 2017. Detours will be in place, please refer to signage.
More information: Laurens Street service relocation (PDF, 660.2 KB)
18 July 2017
Service reconfiguration, impacts include:
For more information: Barwise Street service reconfiguration (PDF, 629.5 KB)
15 April 2017
Barwise Street, Lauren Street and in the Arden site
Site mobilisation, building demolition, tree removal and service relocations
More information: Works taking place in North Melbourne in 2017
Overview of works in Arden
John Holland has been appointed as the Managing Contractor for this current works in Arden which includes service relocation, tree and vegetation removal and demolition of existing buildings within Government-owned land.
About the new station
The new underground station will be located near the corner of Arden Street and Laurens Street. The new station at Arden will be located within walking distance of the North Melbourne Recreation Centre and Arden Street Oval as well as the 57 tram and several bus routes. Read more about Arden Station.
The new underground station at Arden will be built via a 'cut and cover' method, with the station box excavated from the bottom up and a roof slab placed over the top of the site. Underground construction activities will take place 24/7 once the roof slab has been installed. Read more about building Arden Station.
Arden Station will support the expansion of the central city and provide a focus for the development of a new commercial, residential and activity centre. Visit the Renewing Arden Macaulay website (external website).