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Town Hall precinct work notifications

We are doing our part to help reduce the risk of infection and slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the Victorian community.

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

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

Timing

Where

What is happening?

July 2020

Flinders Street

24-hour service investigations will take place at the intersection of Elizabeth and Flinders Streets in July.

Service investigations will involve service scanning, saw cutting, the use of a non-destructive digging truck, an excavator, jackhammer, and a drill rig.

These works will occur:

  • 24/7, 4am, Sunday 5 July until 4am, Sunday 12 July 2020.

Route 70, 75 and City Circle trams will run in sections with no trams between Stop 4 Flinders
Street Station and Stop 6 Russell Street, in both directions.

Temporary traffic changes will also occur.

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

Traffic management will be in place to safely guide pedestrians, cyclists, and motorists around the work areas.

For further details, see the Elizabeth and Flinders streets 24 hour works notification, July (PDF, 457.9 KB).

Ongoing

Flinders Quarter

There will be oversized deliveries to the Flinders Quarter site via the Swanston Street driveway.

These works will occur:

  • 5am to 7am, Monday to Saturday
  • 6pm to 10pm, Monday to Friday, ongoing throughout 2020

For further details, see the June construction update (PDF, 1.0 MB).

Ongoing

City Square

Tunnelling and shaft excavation works are continuing 24 hours a day inside the acoustic shed. Tunnelling will involve excavating using an excavator and roadheader, rock bolting and shotcreting.

These works will occur:

  • 24 hours, Monday to Sunday, ongoing.

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

For further details, see the June construction update (PDF, 1.0 MB).

Ongoing

Federation Square

Shaft excavation and tunnelling works are continuing 24 hours a day inside the acoustic shed. These works involve excavating using an excavator and a roadheader, rock bolting, and shotcreting (spraying concrete).

These works will occur:

  • 24 hours, Monday to Sunday, ongoing.

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

For further details, see the June construction update (PDF, 1.0 MB).

June 2020

Flinders Street and Flinders Quarter site

Pile break back and capping beam works will continue at the Flinders Street site and Flinders Quarter site.

These works will occur:

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

Piling is expected to generate medium to high levels of noise.

For further details, see the June construction update (PDF, 1.0 MB).

June 2020

Flinders Quarter

Tunnelling and shaft excavation works are continuing at the Flinders Quarter site.

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 June construction update (PDF, 1.0 MB).


Excavation will be occurring throughout June at the Flinders Quarter site.

These works will occur:

  • 7am to 6pm Monday to Friday
  • 7am to 1pm Saturdays
  • A tower crane and excavator will be used between 7am and 10pm
  • A clamshell excavator will be used to remove excavated material between 6am and 11pm

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

For further details, see the June construction update (PDF, 1.0 MB).

Ongoing

Flinders Quarter site

Steel fixing, waterproofing and formwork installation works require the use of hand tools, power tools, a telehandler and a tower crane.

These works will occur:

  • 7am to 10pm, Monday to Friday
  • 7am to 1pm, Saturdays and
  • 8am to 4pm, Sundays, ongoing throughout June 2020.

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

For further details, see the June construction update (PDF, 1.0 MB).


Concrete pours must be continuous to ensure structural integrity and therefore may occasionally continue until 10pm on weeknights.

These works will occur:

  • 7am to 10pm, Monday to Friday and
  • 7am to 1pm, Saturdays, ongoing throughout 2020

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

For further details, see the June construction update (PDF, 1.0 MB).

Ongoing until late-June 2020

Royston Place, Scott Alley and Cocker Alley

Hoarding will be removed and reinstated adjacent to the Flinders Quarter site within Royston Place and Cocker Alley.

These works will occur:

  • 7am to 6pm, Monday to Friday
  • 7am to 1pm, Saturdays, ongoing until late June 2020.

Intermittent access to Scott Alley will also be required.

Access to businesses and residential buildings will be maintained during these works.

For further details, see the June construction update (PDF, 1.0 MB).

DateNotice
03 Jul 2020 Town Hall construction update, July 2020 (PDF, 1.6 MB)
29 Jun 2020 Town Hall, Elizabeth and Flinders streets 24 hour works notification, July 2020 (PDF, 457.9 KB)
02 Jun 2020 Town Hall construction update, June 2020 (PDF, 1.0 MB)
06 May 2020 Town Hall construction update, May 2020 (PDF, 963.3 KB)
06 Apr 2020 Town Hall Construction Update, April 2020.pdf (PDF, 887.0 KB)
04 Mar 2020 Town Hall Construction Update March 2020.pdf (PDF, 2.3 MB)
28 Feb 2020 Town Hall tunnelling update, March 2020 (PDF, 386.0 KB)
05 Feb 2020 Town Hall Station construction update, February 2020 (PDF, 1013.3 KB)
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, 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)