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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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Where

What's happening?

December 2019

Toorak Road to Hawksburn Station

Overnight works to install new overhead structures as well as cable upgrades will occur from Toorak Road to Hawksburn station during December 2019.

These works will occur:

  • 9pm to 4am, Tuesday 3 to Friday 6 December.

These works are expected to generate low to medium levels of noise, with some periods of high-level noise during track and rail deliveries.

For further details, see the Toorak Road to Hawksburn station night works notification (PDF, 189.6 KB).

December 2019

Palfreyman Street, South Yarra

Drainage works will take place in the northern end of Palfreyman Street during December 2019.

These works will occur:

  • 7am to 6pm, Tuesday 3 to Tuesday 10 December
  • 7am to 1pm, Saturday 7 December.

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

Palfreyman Street, between Garden Street and the rail corridor, will be temporarily closed to all traffic during the above times.

For further details, see the South Yarra drainage works and traffic impacts notification (PDF, 190.1 KB).

December 2019

Toorak Road West, South Yarra

Site investigation works are continuing in the Domain precinct to assess ground and environmental conditions in December 2019.

These works will occur:

  • 8pm to 6am, Friday 6 December to Monday 9 December 2019.

As the location of these investigations are directly beneath Toorak Road West, the eastbound lanes will be closed to vehicles between St Kilda Road and Adams Street, South Yarra.

For further detour guidance and additional details, see the South Yarra, 24 hour weekend works notification (PDF, 899.7 KB).

Late 2019 until early 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 early 2020.

These works will occur:

  • Normal construction hours, late 2019 until early 2020.

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

For further details, see the South Yarra construction update, November to December 2019 (PDF, 423.9 KB).


Pouring the concrete base of the new tunnel entrance will occur at the South Yarra Siding Reserve in late November to mid-December 2019.

These works will occur:

  • Normal construction hours, late November to mid-December 2019.

There will be an increase in truck movements during this time as trucks are used to remove earth from the site.

For further details, see the South Yarra construction update, November to December 2019 (PDF, 423.9 KB).


Excavation of the egress shaft will occur at the South Yarra Siding Reserve in late November to mid-December 2019.

These works will occur:

  • Normal construction hours, late November to mid-December 2019.

Excavation of the shaft will involve the use of a bulldozer and excavators.

There will be an increase in truck movements while we complete the excavation works.

For further details, see the South Yarra construction update, November to December 2019 (PDF, 423.9 KB).


Overnight delivery of base slab and drainage for the egress shaft will occur at the South Yarra Siding Reserve in December 2019.

These works will occur:

  • Monday 2 to Thursday 4 December.

Due to the size of these structures, they are required to be delivered to site between 1am and 5am. Oversized trucks will travel along Chapel Street, turn into Arthur Street and then enter the site via William Street, where they will be unloaded by cranes.

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

For further details, see the South Yarra construction update, November to December 2019 (PDF, 423.9 KB).


Installation of concrete panels for the new Lovers Walk footpath will occur at the South Yarra Siding Reserve in  mid-December 2019 to January 2020.

These works will occur:

  • Normal construction hours, mid-December 2019 to January 2020.

Lovers walk will remain closed until project completion.

An information session will be held in the coming months to discuss the final design of Lovers Walk.

For further details, see the South Yarra construction update, November to December 2019 (PDF, 423.9 KB).

November to December 2019

Toorak Road and Osborne Street

Excavation through the void in the TBM retrieval shaft roof slab will continue in November 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).


Osborne Street utilities investigations will occur at the corner of Toorak Road and Osborne Street during December 2019.

These works will occur:

  • Normal construction hours, Monday 2 to Tuesday 3 December.

Pedestrian and traffic management will be in place during this time.

There will be short term closures of Osborne Street, with local access maintained.

For further details, see the South Yarra construction update, November to December 2019 (PDF, 423.9 KB).


Excavation and installation of propping beams will occur at Osborne Street on an ongoing basis until late December 2019.

These works will occur:

  • Ongoing until late December 2019.

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 South Yarra construction update, November to December 2019 (PDF, 423.9 KB).

December 2019

Toorak Road to Hawksburn station

24/7 rail works for foundation installation, delivery of track and cable upgrades will take place within the rail corridor between Toorak Road and Hawksburn station during December 2019.

These works will occur:

  • Monday 2 to Friday 6 December 2019.

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

For further details, see the South Yarra construction update, November to December 2019 (PDF, 423.9 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

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
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 (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 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)
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)