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Parkville 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 the Parkville Precinct to support construction of a new underground station.

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TimingWhere What is happening

From May 2020

Grattan Street west (between Flemington Road and Elizabeth Street/Royal Parade)
and on Elizabeth Street/Royal Parade

In June and July works will include piling around the site perimeter to support the structure and enable workers to safely carry out excavation, as a part of station entrance construction, adjacent to the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre. Following piling works, excavation and associated works will commence. There will be daily deliveries of steel, and regular concrete pours.

These works will occur:

  • Working hours are 6pm to 7am, Monday to Friday and 24 hours on weekends.
  • Associated works, including deliveries and concrete pours, will be carried out between 7am and 6pm, Monday to Friday

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

There will be traffic and transport changes associated with these works. Access to hospitals, including for emergency services, and businesses will be maintained at all times.

All works being undertaken will be in line with the Environmental Performance Requirements (EPRs).

For further details, see:

Ongoing

Grattan Street East site

Excavation, strut installation and associated activities to construct the Royal Parade station entrance and future retail area commenced in June.

These works will occur:

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

These works are expected to generate intermittent periods of medium to high level noise depending on the activity.

For further details, see the June to July construction update (PDF, 802.0 KB).


Works to construct the station box base slab, internal walls and columns, and other station levels are underway. This involves concrete pours, steel fixing, steel structure erection, and daily deliveries of steel, concrete, and formwork

These works will occur:

  • 24 hours, ongoing.
  • Concrete pouring activities may commence before 7am and extend beyond 6pm, Monday to Saturday. This may include the early arrival of concrete trucks to site.

These works are expected to generate low to high levels of noise, depending on the activity.

For further details, see the June to July construction update (PDF, 802.0 KB).


At Grattan Street east and City Ford, site operation activities such as delivering and removing material, plant and equipment from the station box and loading of trucks will occur at the Grattan Street east site on an ongoing basis.

These works will occur:

  • 24 hours, ongoing.

Some equipment will be delivered out of hours to comply with VicRoads requirements for oversized vehicles.

For further details, see the June to July construction update (PDF, 802.0 KB).

Ongoing

From North Melbourne to Parkville

The first TBM, Joan, commenced tunnelling towards Parkville in mid-May. The second TBM, Meg, commenced tunnelling towards Parkville in June. Tunnelling will continue throughout 2020.

These works will occur:

  • 24/7, ongoing

Properties located near tunnelling works will be contacted with further information before tunnelling occurs in their area.

For further details, see the June to July construction update (PDF, 802.0 KB).

DateNotice
11 Jun 2020 Parkville construction update, June to July 2020 (PDF, 802.0 KB)
27 May 2020 Parkville, Grattan Street West station entrance construction notification, May 2020 (PDF, 627.9 KB)
03 Apr 2020 Parkville construction update, April to May 2020 (PDF, 611.5 KB)
05 Feb 2020 Parkville construction update February to March 2020 (PDF, 1.2 MB)
04 Feb 2020 Parkville Grattan Street west service relocations, February 2020 (PDF, 1.6 MB)
06 Dec 2019 Parkville construction update, December 2019 to January 2020 (PDF, 1003.7 KB)
30 Oct 2019 Parkville, Grattan Street West service lane closure, November 2019 (PDF, 558.7 KB)
08 Oct 2019 Parkville, Grattan Street West service relocations, October 2019 (PDF, 444.8 KB)
04 Oct 2019 Parkville construction notification, October to November (PDF, 863.2 KB)
02 Aug 2019 Works notification August September 2019 (PDF, 3.8 MB)
12 Jul 2019 Parkville, City Ford site establishment works, July 2019 (PDF, 533.6 KB)
31 May 2019 Parkville construction update, June to July 2019 (PDF, 982.9 KB)
14 May 2019 Parkville, Grattan Street out of hours works, May 2019 (PDF, 488.3 KB)
30 Apr 2019 Parkville out of hours works, April 2019 (PDF, 506.7 KB)
26 Apr 2019 Parkville out of hours line marking, April 2019 (PDF, 816.4 KB)
04 Apr 2019 Parkville construction update, April to May 2019 (PDF, 898.3 KB)
15 Jan 2019 Parkville construction update, January 2019 (PDF, 573.8 KB)
14 Dec 2018 Parkville construction update, December to January 2019 (PDF, 638.6 KB)
13 Nov 2018 Parkville construction update, November 2018 (PDF, 994.2 KB)
31 Oct 2018 Parkville out of hours works and pedestrian changes, October 2018 (PDF, 913.9 KB)
16 Oct 2018 Parkville, Royal Parade pedestrian changes, October 2018 (PDF, 1.5 MB)
18 Sep 2018 Parkville City Ford demolition, September 2018 (PDF, 9.7 MB)
19 Jul 2018 Parkville site establishment works, July 2018 (PDF, 582.2 KB)
05 Jul 2018 Parkville, Grattan Street pedestrian crossing closure, July 2018 (PDF, 1.8 MB)
08 Jun 2018 Parkville construction update June and July, June 2018 (PDF, 1.2 MB)