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South Yarra precinct work notifications

Work is now underway in the South Yarra to support construction of eastern tunnel entrance of the Metro Tunnel.

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Timing

Where

What's happening?

October 2019

Toorak Road to Hawksburn Station

Works will take place within the rail corridor between Chapel Street and Hawksburn station while trains aren’t running. Works will involve the installation of signal foundations, overhead wires and cables along the rail corridor in October 2019.

These works will occur:

  • 24 hours, Friday 25 to Monday 28 October.

These works will be completed under directional lighting to ensure the safety of our workers. Every effort will be made to direct these lights away from homes.

These works are expected to generate medium levels of noise, with some periods of high-level noise.

For further details, see the South Yarra 24 hour works notification (PDF, 211.1 KB).

October 2019

Osborne Street, South Yarra

Excavation through the void in the TBM retrieval shaft roof slab will continue in October 2019.

These works will occur:

  • Monday to Saturday.

During these works, walkway lighting will remain on for the safety of workers. Where possible lighting will be pointed away from residential properties

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

For further details, see the October works notification (PDF, 383.8 KB).

October to early 2020

Chapel Street, South Yarra

As part of the ongoing Metro Tunnel works in South Yarra, the project will temporarily use the vacant land located at 402 Chapel Street as storage space for materials and equipment to support construction of the tunnel entrance. These works will take place from October to early 2020.

These works will occur:

  • From Wednesday 16 October to early 2020.
  • 7am to 6pm, Monday to Friday
  • 7am to 1pm, Saturdays.

There will be some instances where the site will be accessed 24 hours during times of increased construction activity.

Additional truck movements will be required as materials are delivered to and from site along Chapel Street.

These works are expected to generate low levels of noise.

For further details, see the Chapel Street site establishment works notification (PDF, 188.8 KB).

Ongoing

South Yarra Siding Reserve

With foundations and the roof of the tunnel now in place, excavation of the tunnel entrance will begin in South Yarra and continue until early 2020.

During excavation of the tunnel entrance, earth will be removed using a bulldozer and an excavator.

Trucks will be used to remove earth from the site during this time.

For further details, see the October works notification (PDF, 383.8 KB).


To help with the installation of the new William Street bridge in mid-November, three cranes will be delivered to site and assembled at South Yarra Siding Reserve from October to November 2019.

These works will occur:

  • 1am to 5am, Friday 18 October to Tuesday 5 November.

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

William Street bridge will remain closed to the public until project completion.

For further details, see the October works notification (PDF, 383.8 KB).


In preparation for the installation of the new William Street bridge, six steel bridge beams will be delivered and stored on site at the South Yarra Siding Reserve in October 2019.

These works will occur:

  • 1am to 5am, Sunday 20 October to Wednesday 30 October.

These works are expected to generate medium levels of noise with some periods of high level noise.

For further details, see the October works notification (PDF, 383.8 KB).

Ongoing

William Street Bridge and Lovers Walk

Long term closures of William Street Bridge and Lovers Walk are required to construct the eastern tunnel entrance

Traffic and pedestrian detours are in place.

DateNotice
16 Oct 2019 South Yarra, William Street bridge installation, October 2019.pdf (PDF, 829.3 KB)
16 Oct 2019 South Yarra, drainage works, October 2019.PDF (PDF, 171.4 KB)
14 Oct 2019 Chapel Street site establishment works, South Yarra, October 2019 (PDF, 188.8 KB)
07 Oct 2019 South Yarra, 24 hour works, October 2019 (PDF, 211.1 KB)
03 Oct 2019 South Yarra construction update, October 2019 (PDF, 383.8 KB)
13 Sep 2019 Gantry Crane Installation Notification, September 2019 (PDF, 478.0 KB)
05 Sep 2019 South Yarra, steel fixing work September 2019.pdf (PDF, 273.6 KB)
04 Sep 2019 South Yarra construction update, September 2019 (PDF, 577.9 KB)
04 Sep 2019 South Yarra, 24 hour works, September 2019 (PDF, 274.5 KB)
05 Aug 2019 South Yarra, concrete works, August 2019 (PDF, 196.4 KB)
02 Aug 2019 South Yarra, steel trough works, August 2019 (PDF, 180.3 KB)
02 Aug 2019 South Yarra construction update, August 2019 (PDF, 558.1 KB)
24 Jul 2019 South Yarra, extended work hours, July 2019 (PDF, 195.9 KB)
19 Jul 2019 South Yarra, Palfreyman Street steel works, July 2019 (PDF, 168.9 KB)
01 Jul 2019 South Yarra construction update, July 2019 (PDF, 1.1 MB)
27 Jun 2019 Chapel Street to Hawskburn station works, July 2019 (PDF, 200.0 KB)
07 Jun 2019 Surrey, Cromwell and Luxton roads concrete pump works, June 2019 (PDF, 197.8 KB)
31 May 2019 South Yarra, Surrey and Palfreyman Lane nightworks, June 2019 (PDF, 193.6 KB)
31 May 2019 South Yarra, Chapel St to Hawksburn station signalling works, June 2019 (PDF, 199.9 KB)
31 May 2019 South Yarra construction update, June 2019 (PDF, 588.0 KB)
17 May 2019 Windsor station car park closure, May 2019 (PDF, 177.0 KB)
17 May 2019 Sandringham line transport impacts, May 2019 (PDF, 194.3 KB)
08 May 2019 South Yarra service investigation works, May 2019 (PDF, 350.4 KB)
29 Apr 2019 South Yarra construction update, May 2019 (PDF, 426.0 KB)
12 Apr 2019 South Yarra piling works and lane closure, April 2019 (PDF, 192.0 KB)
10 Apr 2019 South Yarra, Yarra St drain investigations, April 2019 (PDF, 195.2 KB)
29 Mar 2019 Chambers Street overnight deliveries, April 2019 (PDF, 194.1 KB)
29 Mar 2019 South Yarra construction update, April 2019 (PDF, 542.9 KB)
22 Mar 2019 South Yarra service investigation and signalling works, April 2019 (PDF, 199.1 KB)
22 Mar 2019 Railway Place temporary closure, March to April 2019 (PDF, 178.6 KB)
01 Mar 2019 South Yarra, Arthur and Chapel streets intersection upgrade, March 2019 (PDF, 210.9 KB)
01 Mar 2019 South Yarra construction update, March 2019 (PDF, 541.1 KB)
26 Feb 2019 South Yarra, William Street tree removal, March 2019 (PDF, 198.5 KB)
26 Feb 2019 Greville Street works, March 2019 (PDF, 197.1 KB)
26 Feb 2019 Union Street works, March 2019 (PDF, 193.5 KB)
25 Feb 2019 South Yarra night works, February 2019 (PDF, 361.6 KB)
07 Feb 2019 South Yarra construction update, February 2019 (PDF, 666.6 KB)
07 Feb 2019 Arthur St closure, February 2019 (PDF, 593.0 KB)
22 Jan 2019 South Yarra service investigations, January 2019 (PDF, 171.8 KB)
18 Jan 2019 Tree removal January Chambers Street South Yarra (PDF, 178.3 KB)
15 Jan 2019 Arthur Street closure, January 2019 (PDF, 213.3 KB)
11 Jan 2019 South Yarra tree removal, January 2019 (PDF, 178.2 KB)
18 Dec 2018 South Yarra construction update, January 2019 (PDF, 207.2 KB)
11 Dec 2018 South Yarra overnight deliveries, December 2018 (PDF, 220.2 KB)
22 Nov 2018 South Yarra construction update, December 2018 (PDF, 210.1 KB)
29 Oct 2018 South Yarra construction update, November 2018 (PDF, 234.4 KB)