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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?

14-16 June 2019

Chapel Street to Hawksburn station

After hours cable installation and signalling works will occur within the rail corridor between Chapel Street and Hawksburn station.

These works will occur:

  • 24/7, Friday 14 June to Sunday 16 June 2019.

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

For further details, see the works notification (PDF, 199.9 KB).

12-19 June 2019

Palfreyman Street and Railway Place

Works to install and upgrade cable and power supplies along the rail corridor near Palfreyman Street and Railway place will take place in June.

These works will occur:

  • Wednesday 12 June to Wednesday 19 June.
  • 7am to 6pm weekdays.
  • 24/7 from Friday 14 to 7am Monday 17 June.

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

Directional lighting will also be used during these works.

For further details, see the works notification (PDF, 193.6 KB).

14 to 17 June 2019

Cranbourne/Pakenham rail corridor

New signalling equipment and cabling for the High Capacity Metro Trains project will be installed along the rail corridor between Cremorne and Hawksburn during June.

These works will occur:

  • Friday 14 June and Monday 17 June.

These works are expected to generate low levels of noise, with occasional periods of medium noise.

For further details, see the June works notification (PDF, 588.0 KB).

Ongoing

Osborne Street

Works to install retaining walls within the Osborne Street site are continuing to ensure the structural stability of the embankment.

These works are expected to generate high levels of noise.

For further details, see the June works notification (PDF, 588.0 KB).


Existing piles will be broken back to expose structural tie-in points for the future roof slab.

This works is expected to generate medium to high levels of noise.

For further details, see the June works notification (PDF, 588.0 KB).


Works to construct the permanent wall in the TBM retrieval shaft will continue until June.

These works will occur:

  • 7am to 10pm, Monday to Friday.
  • 7am to 6pm, Saturdays.

During normal construction hours, these works are expected to generate medium to high levels of noise.

Works outside of normal hours are expected to generate low levels of noise.

For further details, see the May works notification (PDF, 426.0 KB).

June to July 2019

William Street bridge

To prepare William Street for the installation of the replacement bridge, piling works to strengthen the existing bridge supports will take place throughout June and July.

These works will occur:

  • June to late-July 2019.

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

For further details, see the June works notification (PDF, 588.0 KB).

June 2019

Rail reserve between Chapel street and Hawksburn station

Trenching works to install and lay the new cable that will be used to power the new rail lines will occur in June.

This work will take place after the last passenger service on Friday night and will be completed by the first passenger service on Sunday morning.

These works will occur:

  • Friday 15 June to Sunday, 17 June.

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

Buses will replace trains during this time.

For further details, see the June works notification (PDF, 588.0 KB).

June 2019

Rail reserve between William and Chapel streets

Signalling and cabling replacement works will be taking place within the rail corridor in June.

These works will occur:

  • Tuesday 11 June to Friday, 14 June.
  • Monday, 17 June to Thursday, 20 June.
  • Monday 24 June to Thursday, 27 June.

These works will be low impact and will not cause any disruption to passenger services.

For further details, see the June works notification (PDF, 588.0 KB).

20 May-10 June 2019

Windsor station

Service investigation works will take place in May and June at Windsor Station to help inform future design for the Metro Tunnel.

These works will occur:

  • Monday 20 May to Monday 10 June, 7am to 7pm.

Due to these works, six parking spaces will need to be removed at Windsor station for the duration of these works.

These works are expected to generate medium levels of noise.

For further details, see the works notification (PDF, 177.0 KB).

20 May-10 June 2019

Greville, Union, Green, and Porter streets

To allow safe access to the Sandringham line throughout May and June, traffic management will be in place on Greville, Union, Green, and Porter streets.

These works will occur:

  • Monday 20 May to Monday 10 June, 7am to 7pm.

Single lane closures will be in place on Greville, Union, Green and Porter streets.

Traffic management will assist vehicles moving throughout the area.

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

For further details, see the works notification (PDF, 194.3 KB).

May 2019

Rail reserve beside William Street

Piling will be undertaken on the south-western side of the demolished William Street bridge in the South Yarra Siding Reserve to support the future construction of a new bridge.

These works are expected to generate medium to high levels of noise, medium levels of vibration, and some dust.

For further details, see the May works notification (PDF, 426.0 KB).

Ongoing

South Yarra Siding Reserve

De-watering wells will be installed throughout the South Yarra Siding Reserve in two stages from June to August to ensure that the tunnel entrance is flood proofed during construction.

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

For further details, see the June works notification (PDF, 588.0 KB).


Preparatory works for the future tunnel entrance will continue until late-July.

This work is expected to generate medium to high levels of noise.

For further details, see the June works notification (PDF, 588.0 KB).


Works to construct the roof slab for the tunnel entrance will continue until mid-June.

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

For further details, see the May works notification (PDF, 426.0 KB).

Ongoing to mid-July 2019

Rail reserve between William and Chambers streets

Piling will be undertaken to construct the northern retaining wall within the Cranbourne/ Pakenham and Frankston rail reserve between William and Chambers streets.

These works are expected to generate medium to high levels of noise, medium levels of vibration, and some dust, especially during the process of breaking back each pile.

For further details, see the May works notification (PDF, 426.0 KB).

Ongoing to mid July 2019

Rail reserve between William and Chapel streets

Retaining walls will be installed along the northern and southern edges of the Cranbourne/Pakenham and Frankston rail corridor.

These works are expected to generate medium levels of noise.

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 will be in place.

For more information, see the South Yarra October construction update (PDF, 228.8 KB)

DateNotice
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 South Yarra, Windsor 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 Service investigation works, Palfreyman Street and Railway Place (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 South Yarra Chambers St 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-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 South Yarra Greville Street works, March 2019 (PDF, 197.1 KB)
26 Feb 2019 South Yarra 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 South Yarra Arthur St closure, February 2019 (PDF, 593.0 KB)
22 Jan 2019 Service Investigations January South Yarra (PDF, 171.8 KB)
18 Jan 2019 Tree removal January Chambers Street South Yarra (PDF, 178.3 KB)
15 Jan 2019 Temporary closure of Arthur Street (PDF, 213.3 KB)
11 Jan 2019 South Yarra Tree removal (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)