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Domain Precinct work notifications

Buses will replace trams on St Kilda Road between the Shrine of Remembrance (stop 19) and Commercial Road (stop 25) from Sunday 13 October until Sunday 27 October. During this period, St Kilda Road will remain open to vehicles and cyclists.

Major works on the Metro Tunnel Project are now underway in the Domain Precinct to support construction of Anzac Station.

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What is happening?

October 2019

Corner of Albert Road and St Kilda Rd

Works to realign the traffic, tram and bicycle lanes on St Kilda Road will take place in October 2019.

These works will occur:

  • 24 hours, Sunday 13 to Sunday 27 October.

During this period, St Kilda Road will remain open to vehicles and cyclists, but buses will replace trams.

Tram replacement buses will be in operation on St Kilda Road between Stop 19 – Shrine of Remembrance and Stop 25 – Commercial Road from 8.30pm Sunday 13 October to Sunday 27 October.

There will be overnight closures of St Kilda Road city bound for these works.

Every effort will be made in the construction planning to minimise the impact on the community, this includes scheduling the noisiest works during the day wherever possible.There will be some unavoidable periods of high-level noise and some vibration.

For further details, please see page 4 of the Domain October works notification (PDF, 1.1 MB).


To allow for storage and lay down areas, Albert Road will be closed to vehicle traffic in October 2019.

These works will occur:

  • Normal construction hours, Monday 7 to Sunday 27 October.

During this time Albert Road traffic will need to enter and exit via Kings Way. Pedestrian access through the area will remain. Rubbish collection for residents and businesses will be maintained

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


There will be some temporary changes to the cycle lanes during the St Kilda Road realignment works in October 2019.

Southbound

Tram replacement buses will take up the outer lanes of St Kilda Road between Coventry Street and Dorcas Street. Cyclists will have the option to stay on the single lane of traffic along St Kilda Road with no bike lane. The current bike lane will be occupied by a replacement bus parking area. Speed limits in this section will be reduced to 30km/h and the road will be marked. Alternatively, cyclists can use the shared user path that runs adjacent to the Shrine grounds.

Northbound

The section of the cycle lane on St Kilda road adjacent to Albert Reserve will be occupied during construction, cyclists will have the option to stay in the single lane of traffic through this section. Speed limits in this section will be reduced to 30km/h and the road will be marked accordingly. Alternatively, cyclists can detour down Albert Road South, dismount and walk the bike 40m through Albert Reserve, and resume cycling on St Kilda Road via Albert Road North. See map.

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

13 October to 27 October 2019

Leopold Street, Arthur Street, Slater Street and Armadale Street

Various traffic changes will be occurring around Leopold Street, Arthur Street, Slater Street and Armadale Street as part of the St Kilda Road Realignment during October 2019.

Southbound traffic

The right hand turns from St Kilda Road into Leopold and Arthur Streets respectively, will not be available during this time

  • Vehicles wishing to turn right from St Kilda Road into Leopold Street or Arthur Street, will need to turn left instead and perform a U-turn where permitted
  • Drivers may wish to use Queens Road southbound as an alternative to St Kilda Road.

Northbound traffic

The right hand turns from St Kilda Road into Slater and Armadale Streets respectively, will not be available during this time

  • Vehicles wishing to turn right from St Kilda Road into Slater and Armadale Streets will need to turn left instead and perform a U-turn where permitted.

These works will occur:

  • Sunday 13 October to Sunday 27 October 2019.

For further details, see the St Kilda Road Turn Ban works notification (PDF, 455.9 KB).

From now until 27 October 2019

Albert Road North

The October construction notice advised that Albert Road North would be fully closed at the St Kilda Road intersection. This arrangement has been changed to allow for the exit onto St Kilda Road to remain open for the majority of the St Kilda Road realignment works.

What to be aware of:

  • Exit from the Domain Hill driveway will be via a left turn onto Albert Road North and onto St Kilda Road
  • Entry to the Domain Hill driveway will be via Kings Way into Albert Road North
  • There will be times overnight between 13 to 27 October where Albert Road North will be fully closed to facilitate some works such as barrier moving and line marking
  • During any full closures Domain Hill driveway will exit via Kings Way with traffic controllers in place to assist.

These works will occur:

  • From now until 7am Sunday 27 October 2019.

For further details, see the Albert Road North works notification (PDF, 375.0 KB).

13 October to 27 October

Hallmark carpark entry

To enable the works on St Kilda Road to be carried out safely there will be a number of traffic changes in the precinct that will impact access to the Hallmark carpark entry during October 2019.

Changes to access:

  • The October Construction notification advised that Albert Road North would be closed at St Kilda Road. Please note that Albert Road North will now remain open to traffic exiting onto St Kilda Road
  • Park Street access to St Kilda Road will be closed at Wells Street with traffic diverted along Wells Street
  • Access beyond this diversion will only be available to local traffic, including residents of the Hallmark
  • The left turn from St Kilda Road into Park Street will remain open
  • The right turn from Park Street into the Hallmark driveway will be temporarily opened while trams are not operating.

For more information, see the Hallmark access changes notification (PDF, 457.7 KB).

October 2019

St Kilda Rd between Dorcas St and Kings Way

St Kilda Road will closed in one direction between 8pm and 6am in order to complete critical works prior to the St Kilda Road realignment works in October 2019.

These works will occur:

  • 24 hours, Wednesday 2 to Wednesday 9 October.

During this period construction activities will take place on St Kilda Road between 8pm and 6am (except on Sunday 6 October) Some works will also take place in the south box during this period.

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

October 2019

Northern section of the station box

Excavation through the voids in the roof slab will continue until mid-October 2019.

These works will occur:

  • Ongoing, between 7am to 12am, Monday to Saturday.

These works are expected to generate a low to medium level of noise and will continue to take place during the St Kilda Road realignment.

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


Construction of the acoustic shed at the northern section of the station box will continue in October 2019.

These works will occur:

  • Ongoing, during normal work hours.

The acoustic shed is being constructed to minimise noise during 24/7 tunnelling activities.

These works are expected to generate a medium level of noise.

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


Once bulk excavation reaches the base level of the station box, works will begin to construct the concrete slab in October 2019.

These works will occur:

  • 24 hours, Monday to Saturday.

The base stab will be constructed in the same way as the roof slab and will involve installation of formwork, steel fixing, concrete pours and waterproofing.

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

October 2019

St Kilda Road and Edmund Herring Oval

During October, oversized equipment will need to be taken to and from site during the late night and early morning during October 2019.

These works will occur:

  • Between 3am and 7am throughout October.

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

Ongoing

Corner of Bowen Lane and St Kilda Road

Road works will continue in the southern section of the station box in the lead up to the St Kilda Road realignment in October 2019.

These works will occur:

  • Ongoing, Monday to Saturday.

These works are expected to generate high levels of noise.

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

DateNotice
22 Oct 2019 Traffic changes on St Kilda Road, October 2019 (PDF, 365.8 KB)
10 Oct 2019 Hallmark access changes works notification, October 2019 (PDF, 457.7 KB)
10 Oct 2019 Albert Road North works update, October 2019 (PDF, 375.0 KB)
09 Oct 2019 St Kilda Rd Turn Ban, October 2019 (PDF, 455.9 KB)
09 Oct 2019 24 hour Domain construction, October 2019 (PDF, 340.3 KB)
07 Oct 2019 Anzac construction update, October 2019 (PDF, 1.1 MB)
19 Sep 2019 Bowen Crescent short-term road closures, September 2019 (PDF, 420.4 KB)
04 Sep 2019 Anzac construction update, September 2019 (PDF, 966.9 KB)
02 Sep 2019 Park Street tram works notification, September 2019 (PDF, 278.1 KB)
30 Aug 2019 St Kilda Road extended link closure, September October 2019 (PDF, 416.9 KB)
05 Aug 2019 Anzac construction update, August 2019 (PDF, 3.4 MB)
01 Aug 2019 Anzac, Bowen Crescent lane closures, August 2019.pdf (PDF, 481.8 KB)
22 Jul 2019 Anzac southern box excavation, July 2019 (PDF, 485.7 KB)
26 Jun 2019 Anzac construction update, July 2019 (PDF, 2.1 MB)
03 Jun 2019 Domain construction update, June 2019 (PDF, 1.5 MB)
12 May 2019 Domain, Park St tram works, May 2019 (PDF, 386.4 KB)
02 May 2019 Domain construction update, May 2019.pdf (PDF, 815.3 KB)
05 Apr 2019 Domain construction update, April 2019 (PDF, 778.1 KB)
22 Mar 2019 Domain out of hours construction update, March-April 2019 (PDF, 632.3 KB)
19 Mar 2019 Park St tram cable hauling, March 2019 (PDF, 290.6 KB)
14 Mar 2019 Toorak Road West works notification, March 2019 (PDF, 1.5 MB)
04 Mar 2019 Anzac construction update, March 2019 (PDF, 1.1 MB)
14 Feb 2019 Park Street tram works, February 2019 (PDF, 278.7 KB)
01 Feb 2019 Anzac construction update, February 2019 (PDF, 1.1 MB)
04 Jan 2019 Anzac construction update, January 2019 (PDF, 1.4 MB)
21 Dec 2018 Anzac works notification, December to January 2019 (PDF, 1.4 MB)
14 Nov 2018 Anzac construction update, November 2018 (PDF, 1.1 MB)