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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

February 2019

Barry Street

Installation of boom gates

Preparatory works to install boom gates at the northern end of the Barry Street work site to facilitate truck movements across the pedestrian walkway will commence on Monday 21 January 2019 until the end of February 2019.

For more information see the February Construction Update (PDF, 607.1 KB).

Site facilities

Permanent site facilities will be installed at the northern end of Barry Street.

These works involve the use of an excavator, crane, and non-destructive drilling and are expected to generate periods of medium to high level noise.

A pedestrian overpass for construction worker access will be installed between the Grattan and Barry Street sites in early 2019.

February 2019

Berkeley Street

Works to install new gates and a ramp at the Berkeley Street entrance to the Grattan Street site are underway and will continue for up to one month.

For further information please see the work notification (PDF, 607.1 KB).

February 2019

Grattan Street East

Capping beam

Capping beam works are continuing at the Royal Parade end of the Grattan Street site.


Excavation of the station box is underway at the Leicester Street end of the site.

Delivery and installation of steel supports

Steel supports will be lifted into place using cranes and secured at each end.

Due to the size of the equipment, this work needs to be undertaken at night.

For further information please see the work notification (PDF, 607.1 KB).


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.

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.

Vehicle access, including for emergency services will be maintained.

For further information please see the work notification (PDF, 607.1 KB).

March 2019

Parkville Precinct

Groundwater monitoring will be undertaken up to 26 locations between Flemington Road and Swanston Street.

Signage will be in place to direct traffic, cyclists and pedestrians safely around the work areas as required.