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Town Hall precinct work notifications

Work is now underway in Melbourne's CBD to support construction of Town Hall Station.

Sign up to our enews and select "Town Hall Station" to receive work notifications by email.

For works around the northern end of Swanston Street, see the State Library precinct page.

Timing

Where

What is happening?

Ongoing

City Square

Shaft excavation works will continue at the City Square site throughout December 2019.

These works will occur:

  • 24 hours, Monday to Sunday, ongoing.

These works are expected to generate low levels of noise.

For further details, see the December to January works notification (PDF, 2.8 MB).


Strut installation will continue inside the acoustic shed at the City Square site during December 2019.

These works will occur:

  • 24 hours, Monday to Sunday, ongoing.

These works are expected to generate low levels of noise and vibration.

For further details, see the December to January works notification (PDF, 2.8 MB).


Tunnelling works will commence at the City Square site from mid-December 2019. Tunnelling will involve excavating using an excavator and road header, rock bolting and shotcreting.

These works will occur:

  • 24 hours, Monday to Sunday, from mid-December.

These works are expected to generate low levels of noise and vibration.

For further details, see the December to January works notification (PDF, 2.8 MB).

December 2019 to January 2020

Flinders Street

The mobilisation and demobilisation of piling rigs to Flinders Street will continue until January 2020.

These works will occur:

  • 12am to 5am, intermittently throughout December and January.

These works are expected to generate low levels of noise.

For further details, see the December to January works notification (PDF, 2.8 MB).


Piling works will continue at Flinders Street through to January 2020.

These works will occur:

  • 7am to 6pm, Monday to Friday
  • 7am to 1pm, Saturdays.

These deliveries are expected to generate medium to high levels of noise.

For further details, see the December to January works notification (PDF, 2.8 MB).


Service relocations works will continue on Flinders Street between Degraves and Swanston streets until January 2020.

These works will occur:

  • 8pm to 6am, Sunday to Thursday, ongoing throughout December and January.

Pedestrian access to businesses and residential buildings will be maintained at all times.

For further details, see the December to January works notification (PDF, 2.8 MB).

December 2019 to January 2020

Federation Square

Shaft excavation works involving the use of excavators and rock bolting equipment will continue at Federation Square throughout December 2019.

These works will occur:

  • 24 hours, Monday to Sunday, ongoing.

These works are expected to generate medium to high levels of noise.

For further details, see the December to January works notification (PDF, 2.8 MB).


Works to build an acoustic shed over the Federation Square site will continue until late January 2020. Remaining works include the installation of roof cladding, wall cladding and roller doors.

These works will occur:

  • 24 hours, Monday to Sunday, ongoing.

These works are expected to generate low to medium levels of noise.

For further details, see the December to January works notification (PDF, 2.8 MB).


Tunnelling works will commence at Federation Square in December 2019. Tunnelling will involve excavating using an excavator and a road header, rock bolting and shotcreting.

These works will occur:

  • 24 hours, Monday to Sunday, ongoing.

These works are expected to generate low levels of noise and vibration.

For further details, see the December to January works notification (PDF, 2.8 MB).

Ongoing

Flinders Quarter

Piling works will continue at the Flinders Quarter site until January 2020.

These works will occur:

  • 7am to 6pm, Monday to Friday
  • 7am to 1pm, Saturdays.

These works are expected to generate medium to high levels of noise.

For further details, see the December to January works notification (PDF, 2.8 MB).


A steel deck will be constructed over the shaft located in Flinders Quarter in December 2019.

These works will occur:

  • 24 hours, Monday to Sunday, until Wednesday 11 December
  • 4.45am to 7am, between Wednesday 11 and Thursday 19 December.

This will involve regular deliveries of steel, the use of a crane, hammer drills and elevated work platforms.

This will minimise noise, dust and light impacts during tunnelling.

For further details, see the December to January works notification (PDF, 2.8 MB).


There will be deliveries of steel cages and plunge columns for piling works at Flinders Quarter until January 2020.

These works will occur:

  • 5am to 7am, Monday to Saturday.

Deliveries require the use of a semi-trailer and crane and are expected to generate low levels of noise.

For further details, see the December to January works notification (PDF, 2.8 MB).


Preparatory works for tunnelling and acoustic enclosure construction will occur within the Flinders Quarter temporary shaft throughout December 2019.

These works will occur:

  • 7am to 5am, Monday to Friday
  • 7am to 5pm, Saturdays.

These works are expected to generate low levels of noise.

For further details, see the December to January works notification (PDF, 2.8 MB).


An acoustic enclosure will be constructed over the Flinders Quarter temporary shaft from mid-January until March 2020.

Once completed, the acoustic enclosure will minimise noise, dust, and light impacts during tunnelling works.

These works will occur:

  • 24 hours, Monday to Saturdays from mid-January.

Only low-level noise works will continue from 10pm to 6am.

For further details, see the December to January works notification (PDF, 2.8 MB).

DateNotice
06 Dec 2019 Town Hall construction update, December 2019 to January 2020 (PDF, 2.8 MB)
28 Nov 2019 Town Hall, Flinders Quarter out of hours works notification, December 2019 (PDF, 649.8 KB)
01 Nov 2019 Town Hall Station works notification, November 2019 (PDF, 2.0 MB)
02 Oct 2019 Town Hall construction update, October 2019.pdf (PDF, 1.6 MB)
03 Sep 2019 Town Hall construction update, September 2019 (PDF, 1.2 MB)
28 Aug 2019 Town Hall construction update September October 2019 (PDF, 2.0 MB)
28 Aug 2019 Flinders Street long-term closure, September 2019 (PDF, 75.0 KB)
08 Aug 2019 Town Hall construction update, August 2019 (PDF, 3.5 MB)
30 Jul 2019 Town Hall, Flinders St closures, August 2019 (PDF, 493.5 KB)
24 Jul 2019 Town Hall pedestrian and cycling notice, July August 2019 (PDF, 546.3 KB)
05 Jul 2019 Town Hall construction update, July 2019 (PDF, 3.1 MB)
26 Jun 2019 Town Hall, City Square driveway works, June 2019.pdf (PDF, 628.3 KB)
07 Jun 2019 Town Hall ground monitoring works, June 2019 (PDF, 497.2 KB)
04 Jun 2019 Town Hall construction update, June 2019 (PDF, 1.1 MB)
08 May 2019 Town Hall construction update, May 2019 (PDF, 1.3 MB)
19 Mar 2019 Town Hall ground monitoring works, March to June 2019 (PDF, 570.2 KB)
25 Jan 2019 Town Hall construction update, February 2019 (PDF, 639.7 KB)
03 Jan 2019 Town Hall construction update, January 2019 (PDF, 690.2 KB)
10 Dec 2018 Town Hall, Flinders St and Swanston St works, December 2018 (PDF, 526.8 KB)
30 Nov 2018 Town Hall construction update, December 2018 (PDF, 673.1 KB)
16 Nov 2018 Town Hall construction update, November to December 2018 (PDF, 2.2 MB)
29 Oct 2018 Town Hall night works, Flinders Lane equipment deliveries and road closures, October to November 2018 (PDF, 524.7 KB)
26 Oct 2018 Town Hall night works and Nicholas Building separation works, October to November 2018 (PDF, 441.7 KB)
16 Oct 2018 Town Hall construction update, October to November 2018 (PDF, 4.0 MB)
16 Oct 2018 Town Hall water main works, October to November 2018 (PDF, 451.3 KB)
02 Oct 2018 Town Hall Flinders St works, October to mid November 2018 (PDF, 731.8 KB)
10 Sep 2018 Town Hall, Nicholas Building separation works, September to December 2018 (PDF, 400.3 KB)