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Town Hall precinct work notifications

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?

March 2020

Swanston, Collins and Flinders streets

Monitor installation works will take place on Swanston, Collins and Flinders streets from mid March. These works will involve coring into the road surface, excavation and intermittent hammering.

These works will occur:

  • 1am to 5am Sunday to Thursday from Tuesday 10 March until mid March

These works must occur when tram services are not operational and are expected to generate high levels of noise.

Impacted stakeholders will be provided more information prior to these works occurring.

For more information, see the March construction update (PDF, 2.3 MB).

March 2020 Flinders Quarter
Pile break back and capping beam works will be occurring during March. Piles will be 'broken back' using a jackhammer and an excavator.

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 more information, see the March construction update (PDF, 2.3 MB).

March 2020 Flinders Street, between Degraves and Swanston streets
The existing kerb located on the Flinders Street northern footpath adjacent to Young and Jackson will be extended to accommodate additional pedestrian traffic.

These works will occur:

  • 8pm to 6am from Tuesday 10 March

The Flinders Street north-south pedestrian crossing between Young and Jackson and Flinders Street Station will be closed to undertake these works.

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

For further details, see the March construction update (PDF, 2.3 MB).

Ongoing

Flinders Quarter

The third Town Hall Station roadheader will commence tunnelling within the Flinders Quarter shaft in early March 2020.

These works will occur:

  • 7am to 10pm, Monday to Sunday, ongoing.

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

For further details, see the March construction update (PDF, 2.3 MB).

Ongoing

City Square

Tunnelling and shaft excavation works are continuing 24 hours a day inside the acoustic shed. Tunnelling will involved 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 low levels of noise and vibration.

For further details, see the March construction update (PDF, 2.3 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 March construction update (PDF, 2.3 MB).


There will be oversized deliveries of a roadheader, and other equipment required for tunnelling works to the Federation Square site in March.

These works will occur:

  • 10am to 5am two nights in early March 2020
  • 10am to 5am two nights in mid March 2020

The Flinders Street westbound lanes between Russell and Swanston streets and the Swanston Street southbound lanes between Flinders Street and Princes Bridge will be closed from 10pm to 5am during these deliveries.

More details will be provided closer to the date.

For more information, see the March construction update (PDF, 2.3 MB).

Ongoing

Flinders Quarter

Due to permit requirements there will be steel cage deliveries outside of normal construction hours. These deliveries require the use of a semitrailer and crane.


These works will occur:

  • 5am to 7am, Monday to Saturday, ongoing throughout 2020.

These works are expected to generate low levels of noise.

For further details, see the February works notification (PDF, 1013.3 KB).

March 2020

Flinders Street

Service reinstatement works will continue on Flinders Street between Degraves and Swanston streets until mid March 2020.

These works will occur:

  • 8pm to 6am, Sunday to Thursday

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

Works are expected to generate high levels of noise at intermittent periods.

For further details, see the March construction update 2020 (PDF, 2.3 MB).

March 2020

Federation Square

Works to build an acoustic shed over the Federation Square site continue this month. Acoustic shed construction involves regular deliveries, the use of a crane, elevated works platforms, rattle guns and hand tools.

These works will occur:

  • 24 hours, Monday to Sunday, ongoing until  2020.

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

For further details, see the March construction update (PDF, 2.3 MB).

March 2020

Flinders Street

Piling works will continue on Flinders Street between Degraves and Swanston streets.

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 March construction update (PDF, 2.3 MB).


Pile break back and capping beam works will be occurring during March. Piles will be 'broken back' using a jackhammer and an excavator within the Flinders Street site, adjacent to tram stop 5.

These works will occur:

  • 24 hours from 1.30am Monday 23 March to 4.30am Monday 30 March

During these works, route 70, 75 and City Circle tram services will be disrupted. Please see the construction update for more information.

Impacted stakeholders will be provided more information prior to these works occurring.

For more information, see the March construction update (PDF, 2.3 MB).

March 2020

Flinders Quarter

Piling works will continue at the Flinders Quarter site throughout March 2020.

These works will occur:

  • 7am to 10pm, Monday to Friday
  • 7am to 5pm, Saturdays.

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

For further details, see the March construction update (PDF, 2.3 MB).


Works have commenced to construct an acoustic enclosure over the Flinders Quarter temporary shaft. These works will be ongoing until March 2020.

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

These works will occur:

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

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

For further details, see the March construction update (PDF, 2.3 MB).


Slab break back and excavation will be occurring throughout March at the Flinders Quarter site.

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 and vibration.

For more details, see the March construction update (PDF, 2.3 MB).

February to April 2020

City Square

Strut installation will continue inside the acoustic shed at the City Square site throughout March 2020.

These works will occur:

  • 24 hours, Monday to Sunday, ongoing until April 2020.

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

For further details, see the March construction update (PDF, 2.3 MB).

DateNotice
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)