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South Yarra precinct work notifications

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We have strict protocols in place to protect the safety of our construction workforce, including enhanced industrial cleaning arrangements, provision of personal protective equipment and measures to reduce staff contact, including staggered shifts.

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

The health and safety of our workers and the community is our key priority as we continue to deliver the Metro Tunnel Project, as is supporting physical distancing measures in line with current health advice.

We have strict protocols in place to protect the safety of our construction workforce, including enhanced industrial cleaning arrangements, provision of personal protective equipment and measures to reduce staff contact, including staggered shifts.

For more information about Coronavirus (COVID-19), please visit coronavirus.vic.gov.au

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What's happening?

April 2020

Yarra Street

As part of the Metro Tunnel works in South Yarra, works to investigate the local drainage system will be carried out on Yarra Street.

These works will occur:

Thursday 9 to Thursday 30 April

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

These works are expected to generate low levels of noise.

One lane of traffic will be intermittently closed on Yarra Street while we complete these works. Access will be maintained for local traffic during this time.

For further details, see the Yarra Street works notification, April 2020 PDF, 1.0 MB

Ongoing to late June 2020

South Yarra Siding Reserve

Excavation of the tunnel entrance will continue throughout May.

These works will occur:

  • Work within the tunnel will take place between 6am to 10pm until late June 2020

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


For further details, see the South Yarra construction update, May 2020 (PDF, 379.7 KB).

Ongoing to late 2020

South Yarra Siding Reserve

Works to construct the tunnel base and walls to ensure the structural integrity of the tunnel will continue throughout May.  This will involve a number of concrete pours for the base slab and walls.

These works will occur:

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

Works are expected to generate low levels of noise.

For further details, see the South Yarra construction update, May 2020 (PDF, 379.7 KB).

Ongoing to late June 2020

South Yarra Siding Reserve

Excavation of the tunnel entrance and other works are being carried out at the South Yarra Siding Reserve in late 2019 until mid-2020.

These works will occur:

  • Some out of hours works are required, with work within the tunnel taking place between 6am to 10pm until late June.

Trucks will be used to remove earth from the site during this time. These works are expected to generate medium levels of noise and vibration.

For further details, see the South Yarra construction update, May 2020 (PDF, 379.7 KB).

Ongoing to late July 2020

South Yarra Siding Reserve

Excavation of the tunnel egress shaft will continue throughout May. Once complete, steel will be used to form a support structure for the tunnel. Concrete will be poured over the steel to reinforce the shaft.

These works will occur:

  • 7am to 6pm, Monday to Friday
  • 7am to 1pm, Saturdays
  • The concrete pours are expected to take place throughout May

Works are expected to generate low to medium levels of noise.

For further details, see the South Yarra construction update, May 2020 (PDF, 379.7 KB).

Late May to early June

Arthur Street

Additional drainage will be installed under Arthur Street in late May. These will connect the rainwater detention tank to the existing stormwater system.

These works will occur:

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

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


Arthur Street will be closed to all traffic for periods of time during the works. Residents will be notified of the details closer to the date.

For further details, see the South Yarra construction update, May 2020 (PDF, 379.7 KB).

Ongoing to Late May 2020

Osborne Street

TBM retrieval shaft base slab construction works will continue on Osborne Street in in May 2020. Waterproofing and strengthening works will occur, with work commencing on the excavation of two 4.1m deep ‘sub tunnels’ inside the TBM retrieval shaft in anticipation for TBM retrieval in late 2020.

These works will occur:

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


For further details, see the South Yarra construction update, May 2020 (PDF, 379.7 KB).

Ongoing to late July 2020

Osborne Street

Works to prepare for the future connection between Osborne Street and the South Yarra Siding Reserve will continue throughout May. Works will include the installation of concrete abutments. 

These works will occur:

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

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

For further details, see the South Yarra construction update, May 2020 (PDF, 379.7 KB).

May 2020

Rail corridor

Works will be completed to survey the new rail track that was recently installed during January.

These works will occur:

  • Between the last passenger train service on Tuesday 12 May and before the first passenger service on Wednesday 13 May

Work is expected to generate low level noise.


For further details, see the South Yarra construction update, May 2020 (PDF, 379.7 KB).

From January 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 402-416 Chapel Street as storage space for materials and equipment to support construction of the tunnel entrance.

Additional truck movements will be required as materials are delivered to and from site along Chapel Street. Some parking will be temporarily removed along Bray Street, to ensure trucks can move safely in and out of the area.

These works are expected to generate low to medium levels of noise with some high-level noise as crushed rock is removed from site.

For further details, see the South Yarra works notification, 402-416 Chapel Street, January 2020 (PDF, 640.2 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.

May 2020

Arthur and Williams streets

Critical works will be completed to install new drainage pipes within South Yarra Siding Reserve from Friday 1 to Sunday 10 May.

These works will occur:

  • Friday 1 to Saturday 2 May, 7am to 7pm
  • Monday 4 to Saturday 9 May , 7am to 7pm
  • Sunday 10 May, 7am to 5pm.

Works will be required to extend past normal construction hours to ensure that works are completed safely.

These works are expected to generate medium to high levels of noise as the pipe is pushed into the ground, with some low level vibration.

For further details, see the Arthur Street extended construction hours notification, May 2020 (PDF, 148.2 KB).

DateNotice
29 May 2020 South Yarra, William Street overnight deliveries and tree removal notification, June 2020.pdf (PDF, 155.7 KB)
29 May 2020 South Yarra, Hawksburn to Malvern rail corridor works notification, June 2020.pdf (PDF, 157.4 KB)
29 May 2020 South Yarra, Malvern to Caulfield rail corridor works notification, June 2020.pdf (PDF, 173.0 KB)
29 May 2020 South Yarra, concrete pour out of hours notification, May 2020.pdf (PDF, 1.0 MB)
28 May 2020 South Yarra, extended construction hours Arthur and William streets, June 2020.pdf (PDF, 154.5 KB)
28 May 2020 South Yarra, out of hours pipe installation and grouting works, May June 2020.pdf (PDF, 159.6 KB)
28 Apr 2020 South Yarra extended hours Arthur Street, May 2020 (PDF, 148.2 KB)
28 Apr 2020 South Yarra construction update, May 2020.pdf (PDF, 379.7 KB)
03 Apr 2020 South Yarra, Yarra Street works notification, April 2020.pdf (PDF, 1.0 MB)
31 Mar 2020 Caulfield works notification, April 2020 (PDF, 181.8 KB)
23 Mar 2020 South Yarra construction update, April 2020 (PDF, 902.4 KB)
03 Mar 2020 South Yarra, monthly construction update, March 2020 (PDF, 378.4 KB)
24 Feb 2020 South Yarra Malvern Station out of hours works notification, February 2020 (PDF, 154.4 KB)
24 Feb 2020 South Yarra Caulfield Station out of hours works notification, March 2020 (PDF, 158.7 KB)
14 Feb 2020 South Yarra works notification, Chambers Street, March 2020 (PDF, 751.6 KB)
06 Feb 2020 South Yarra works notification, Chambers Street, February 2020 (PDF, 1.7 MB)
05 Feb 2020 South Yarra construction update, February (PDF, 590.6 KB)
19 Dec 2019 South Yarra 24 hour works notification, Malvern Station, January 2020 (PDF, 998.8 KB)
19 Dec 2019 South Yarra works notification, 402-416 Chapel Street, January 2020 (PDF, 640.2 KB)
19 Dec 2019 South Yarra, 24 hour rail works and traffic impacts, December 2019 to January 2020 (PDF, 192.5 KB)
19 Dec 2019 South Yarra monthly construction update, January 2020 (PDF, 433.2 KB)
19 Dec 2019 South Yarra, Melbourne High School works notification, December 2019 to February 2020 (PDF, 688.9 KB)
19 Dec 2019 South Yarra site establishment works notification, December 2019 to February 2020 (PDF, 616.8 KB)
11 Dec 2019 South Yarra Siding Reserve 24 hour works notification, December 2019 (PDF, 189.7 KB)
02 Dec 2019 South Yarra, service investigation works, December 2019 (PDF, 426.7 KB)
29 Nov 2019 South Yarra, Toorak Road to Hawksburn station works notification, December 2019 (PDF, 189.6 KB)
29 Nov 2019 South Yarra, drainage works and traffic impacts notification, December 2019 (PDF, 190.1 KB)
28 Nov 2019 South Yarra, 24 hour weekend works, December 2019 (PDF, 899.7 KB)
22 Nov 2019 South Yarra, monthly construction update, November to December 2019 (PDF, 423.9 KB)
08 Nov 2019 South Yarra, Cremorne to Malvern rail corridor works, November 2019 (PDF, 622.0 KB)
01 Nov 2019 South Yarra, Toorak to Malvern stations service investigations, November 2019 (PDF, 721.7 KB)
31 Oct 2019 South Yarra, Toorak Road to Hawksburn Station works notification, November 2019 (PDF, 326.4 KB)
16 Oct 2019 South Yarra, William Street bridge installation, October 2019 (PDF, 829.3 KB)
16 Oct 2019 South Yarra, drainage works, October 2019 (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, 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)
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)
22 Jan 2019 South Yarra service investigations, January 2019 (PDF, 171.8 KB)
18 Jan 2019 South Yarra, Chambers Street tree removal, January 2019 (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)