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Parkville precinct work notifications

Work is now underway in the Parkville Precinct to support construction of a new underground station.

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TimingWhere What is happening

Early June

Grattan Street West

To prepare for service relocations on Grattan Street west later this year, service investigations are required between Flemington Road and Royal Parade, as well as on Elizabeth Street/Royal Parade.

There will be temporary, staged lane closures required during service investigations including a closure of the northbound service lane on Royal Parade/Elizabeth Street from Haymarket roundabout to just north of the Royal Melbourne Hospital.

Vehicle access, including for emergency services, will be maintained at all times.

These works are expected to generate medium to high levels of noise associated with non-destructive digging (NDD) and saw cutting works.

For further information please see the works notification (PDF, 514.5 KB).

Ongoing

Barry Street

Site establishment works at Barry Street are ongoing.

These works involve saw cutting and NDD and may generate intermittent periods of high-level noise.

Ongoing

City Ford site

Work to prepare the City Ford site as a truck holding area is ongoing.

During these works there will be closures of the footpath on the north side of Pelham Street.

Pedestrian access will be maintained at all times with diversions in place.

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

For further details, see the June and July works notification (PDF, 982.9 KB).

Ongoing

Grattan Street East

Gantry crane commissioning works are ongoing.

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

For further details, see the June and July works notification (PDF, 982.9 KB).


Some equipment will be delivered out of hours to comply with VicRoads regulations.

These works will occur:

  • 10pm to 7am, ongoing.

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

For further details, see the June and July works notification (PDF, 982.9 KB).


Excavation and strutting of the station box underneath the temporary deck is ongoing between Royal Parade and Leicester Street.

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

For further details, see the June and July works notification (PDF, 982.9 KB).