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Town Hall precinct work notifications

From 2 September, both eastbound lanes on Flinders Street will be closed between Elizabeth and Swanston streets for up to three years.

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?

August 2019

Swanston Street

Pedestrian and cyclist safety gates will be installed on either side of the Swanston Street driveway entrance in the northbound cyclist lane.

These works will occur:

  • 7pm to 6am, Monday 12 August to Friday 16 August 2019.

Sewer and stormwater cleaning and inspection works will take place along Swanston Street.

There will be localised traffic changes along Swanston Street between Flinders Street and Collins Street.

These works will occur:

  • 10pm to 5am, intermittently throughout August 2019.

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

For further details, see the August works notification (PDF, 3.5 MB).


Works will take place on the western side of the Swanston Street footpath to construct an overhead gantry in August 2019.

This may result in temporary pedestrian diversions.

These works will occur:

  • 10pm to 5am, Sunday to Thursday.

These works may result in temporary diversions on the Swanston Street west footpath between Young and Jackson and the Nicholas Building.

For further details, see the August works notification (PDF, 3.5 MB).

August 2019 Flinders Street

Works will continue constructing an underground passenger connection beneath Flinders Street, between Swanston Street and Degraves Street.

Flinders Street will be closed to traffic in both directions between Swanston and Elizabeth streets. These works will occur throughout August.

These works will occur:

  • 8pm to 6am, Sunday to Thursday throughout August 2019.

Trams will continue to run in both directions.

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

For further details, see the August works notification (PDF, 3.5 MB).

August 2019

Swanston Street, Collins Street and Flinders Street

Ground monitoring instruments will be installed to enable the monitoring of ground movement during excavation and tunnelling works throughout August 2019.

These works will occur:

  • 10pm to 6am, Monday to Thursday on selected nights.

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

For further details, see the August works notification (PDF, 3.5 MB).

August 2019

Princess Walk and Flinders Walk

Permanent water connections will be required at some existing well locations to allow water flow to the well during construction monitoring.

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 August works notification (PDF, 3.5 MB).

Ongoing

Federation Square

Piling works will continue at the Federation Square site until mid-August 2019.

These works will occur:

  • 6am to 12am Monday to Friday.
  • 6am to 6pm Saturdays.

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

For further details, see the August works notification (PDF, 3.5 MB).


Capping beam works will take place until late August 2019.

These works will occur:

  • 24/7, Monday to Friday.
  • 6am to 6pm Saturdays.

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

For further details, see the August works notification (PDF, 3.5 MB).

Ongoing

City Square

Construction of a steel deck will take place at the City Square site until August 2019.

These works will occur:

  • 7am to 10pm Monday to Friday
  • 7am to 5pm Saturday

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

For further details, see the August works notification (PDF, 3.5 MB).


The pre-existing basement concrete slab will be progressively demolished during the deck installation at City Square until late August 2019.

These works will occur:

  • 7am to 6pm Monday to Friday.
  • 7am to 1pm Saturdays.
  • These works are expected to generate medium levels of noise.

    For further details, see the August works notification (PDF, 3.5 MB).


    Works to build an acoustic shed over the City Square site will continue until October 2019.

    These works will occur:

  • 7am to 6pm Monday to Friday.
  • 7am to 1pm Saturdays.
  • These works are expected to generate low levels of noise.

    For further details, see the August works notification (PDF, 3.5 MB).

    August 2019

    Between Collins Street and Regent Place

    Pedestrian safety gates will be installed on Collins Street, between Swanston Street and Regent Place, to facilitate a new site vehicle entrance.

    These works will occur:

    • Throughout August 2019.

    For further details, see the August works notification (PDF, 3.5 MB).

    Ongoing

    Royston Place

    Works to construct a permanent hoarding along the site boundary on Royston Place will take place from mid-June.

    These works will occur:

    • 7am to 6pm Monday to Friday from mid-June.
    • 7am to 1pm Saturdays from mid-June.

    During these works traffic management will be in place and there may be short delays.

    For further details, see the June works notification (PDF, 1.1 MB).

    Ongoing

    Flinders Quarter

    Piling works will continue at the Flinders Quarter site until November 2019.

    These works will occur:

    • 7am to 10pm Monday to Friday
    • 1pm to 5pm Saturdays

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

    For further details, see the August works notification (PDF, 3.5 MB).

    DateNotice
    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 Station Ground Monitoring, 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)
    04 Apr 2019 Town Hall Flinders Lane closure, April 2019 (PDF, 576.6 KB)
    01 Apr 2019 Town Hall Station April Construction Update (PDF, 2.6 MB)
    19 Mar 2019 Ground Monitoring Equipment Town Hall Station site, March-June 2019 (PDF, 570.2 KB)
    01 Mar 2019 Town Hall construction update, March 2019 (PDF, 1.0 MB)
    07 Feb 2019 Flinders Quarter out of hours works notification, February 2019 (PDF, 240.6 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 Flinders St and Swanston St works, Town Hall, 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 City Square night works Flinders Lane Equipment Delivers and road closures, Town Hall, October to November 2018 (PDF, 524.7 KB)
    26 Oct 2018 Swanston St Night Works and Nicholas Building separation works, Town Hall, 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 Removal of redundant water mains, Town Hall, October to November 2018 (PDF, 451.3 KB)
    02 Oct 2018 Flinders St works, Town Hall, October to mid November 2018 (PDF, 731.8 KB)
    10 Sep 2018 Nicholas Building separation works, Town Hall, September to December 2018 (PDF, 400.3 KB)