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Work is underway in South Yarra to build the Metro Tunnel's eastern entrance.

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What's happening?

November 2020

South Yarra

Works to construct the Metro Tunnel’s eastern entrance in South Yarra will continue throughout November. This involves egress shaft fit-out works, constructing the internal tunnel entrance walls, Arthur Street drain installation works, rainwater detention tank wall and roof works, underground services and pavement works, retaining wall works, cross passage construction preparatory works and tunnel boring machine retrieval.

This month’s focus is on installing the rainwater detention tank walls, the egress shaft fit-out and the tunnel boring machine (TBM) retrieval works.

These works will occur:

Egress shaft fit-out works, Arthur Street drain installation works, rainwater detention tank wall and roof works, underground services and pavement works, retaining wall works and cross passage construction preparatory works:

  • 7am to 6pm, Monday to Fridays
  • 7am to 1pm, on Saturdays.

Some activities may be required to continue slightly past these hours.

Constructing the internal tunnel entrance walls and tunnel boring machine retrieval:

  • 24 hours, ongoing.

24-hour works are sometimes required during peak construction activities.

For further details, please see the South Yarra monthly construction update,November 2020 (PDF, 369.5 KB).

November 2020

South Yarra

Two piling rigs will be delivered to South Yarra Siding Reserve via Toorak Road and William Street overnight, to complete piling works within the reserve.

These works will occur:

  • 2am - 5am on Thursday 5 November.

To allow trucks to manoeuvre safely, some parking will be temporarily removed on Toorak Road and William Street.

Parking on Toorak Road and William Street will be unavailable from 6pm on Wednesday, 4 November and will be reinstated by 9am on Thursday, 5 November.

There will be medium levels of noise, with some spikes in high level noise, as the piling rigs are driven out of and into site. For the safety of workers, there will be some directional lighting used during this time. Every effort will be made to direct all lighting away from homes.

For further details, please see the Overnight Delivery works notification (PDF, 100.5 KB).

From November 2020 to December 2020

South Yarra

Works to connect the rainwater detention tank under the Sidings Reserve to the existing stormwater system are progressing, with works to install new drainage pipes under Arthur Street commencing in November. These works will require the partial closure of Arthur Street between Chapel Street and 50 Arthur Street.

These works will occur:

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

Access into and out of Arthur Street from Chapel Street will be unavailable from Thursday 5 November until Friday 5 December.

Traffic management will be in place during the day to facilitate traffic changes on Arthur Street.

Works to remove sections of the asphalt and install the drainage pipes are expected to generate medium to high levels of noise and vibration.

For further details, please see the Temporary partial closure of Arthur Street for drainage installation work notification (PDF, 1.6 MB).

From October 2020 to late 2020

South Yarra

Works to construct the Metro Tunnel’s eastern entrance in South Yarra will continue throughout October. Work continues to progress on installing rainwater detention tank walls, and constructing the egress shaft near Arthur Street and the tunnel base slab and walls within the South Yarra Siding Reserve.

These works will occur:

Egress shaft works:

  • 24/7 Monday to Friday
  • 7am to 3pm on Saturday until 6pm 15 October 2020

Steel fixing within the tunnel:

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

Constructing the tunnel entrance base slab and walls.(To ensure the structural integrity of the walls, some out of hours works will occur between the hours mentioned below.)

  • 7am - 10pm, Monday to Friday

Installing drains on Arthur Street:

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

Installing rainwater detention tank walls and roof. (To ensure structural integrity, some out of hours works will occur between the hours mentioned below.)

  • 7am - 10pm, Monday to Friday

24/7 rail works:

  • 24/7 from Friday 23 October to the Monday 26 October 2020

Tunnel boring machine breakthrough and retrieval works:

  • 24 hours, ongoing.

For further details, please see the October update (PDF, 326.6 KB).

Mid-September
to late November

Osborne Street

TBMs Millie and Alice are scheduled to complete their tunnelling journey from Anzac Station to South Yarra in September. Upon breakthrough, 24/7 works will take place within the retrieval shaft to disassemble the TBMs before they are transported back to the Anzac Station site for reassembly and relaunch towards the CBD.

TBM parts will be removed from the shaft using a gantry crane and loaded onto trucks during the day. The TBM parts will then be driven out of Osborne Street and taken back to the Anzac Station site between 1am – 5am.

During retrieval of the TBM pieces, parking restrictions in Osborne Street will apply. The program for retrieval has been designed to ensure noiser works are prioritised for daytime working hours.

These works will occur:

  • 24 hours, ongoing.

These works are expected to generate low to medium levels of noise with intermittent periods of high noise.

  • Oversized deliveries between 1am – 5am.

Transportation dates are subject to change. Find out about traffic changes required for oversized deliveries.

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.

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).

DateNotice
30 Oct 2020 South Yarra, construction update, November 2020 (PDF, 369.5 KB)
26 Oct 2020 South Yarra, temporary partial closure of Arthur Street for drainage installation works notification, November to December 2020 (PDF, 1.6 MB)
26 Oct 2020 South Yarra, overnight delivery works notification, November 2020 (PDF, 100.5 KB)
01 Oct 2020 South Yarra, construction update, October 2020 (PDF, 326.6 KB)
24 Sep 2020 South Yarra, temporary parking removal, September to October 2020 (PDF, 227.4 KB)
17 Sep 2020 South Yarra Siding Reserve, extended construction hours, September to October 2020 (PDF, 104.7 KB)
01 Sep 2020 South Yarra construction update, September 2020 (PDF, 402.9 KB)
01 Sep 2020 South Yarra, 24/7 tunnel boring machine retrieval works notification, Sept to Nov 2020 (PDF, 596.9 KB)
01 Sep 2020 Yarra Street, out of hours drainage works notification, September 2020 (PDF, 1.0 MB)
17 Aug 2020 South Yarra, South Yarra to Hawksburn rail corridor works notification, August to September 2020 (PDF, 139.5 KB)
17 Aug 2020 South Yarra Siding Reserve extended construction hours, September 2020 (PDF, 126.8 KB)
10 Aug 2020 South Yarra Siding Reserve foundation works notification, August 2020 (PDF, 118.4 KB)
10 Aug 2020 Hawksburn to Caulfield 24/7 rail corridor works notification, August 2020 (PDF, 555.0 KB)
10 Aug 2020 South Yarra, Yarra Street out of hours drainage works, August 2020 (PDF, 1.0 MB)
03 Aug 2020 South Yarra Siding Reserve extended construction hours notification, August 2020 (PDF, 119.4 KB)
24 Jul 2020 South Yarra construction update, August 2020 (PDF, 345.6 KB)
20 Jul 2020 South Yarra Siding Reserve works notification, July 2020 (PDF, 124.6 KB)
16 Jul 2020 South Yarra, Hawksburn station 24/7 works notification, July 2020 (PDF, 4.0 MB)
16 Jul 2020 South Yarra, Toorak to Caulfield 24/7 rail corridor works notification, July 2020 (PDF, 283.7 KB)
30 Jun 2020 South Yarra construction update, July 2020 (PDF, 325.0 KB)
22 Jun 2020 South Yarra, out of hours service investigation works notification, July 2020 (PDF, 163.3 KB)
22 Jun 2020 South Yarra, Osborne Street out of hours works notification, July 2020 (PDF, 159.4 KB)
12 Jun 2020 South Yarra, Yarra Street out of hours works notification, June 2020 (PDF, 1.0 MB)
12 Jun 2020 South Yarra Arthur and Williams streets works notification, June to September 2020 (PDF, 155.9 KB)
11 Jun 2020 South Yarra, rail corridor service investigation works notification, June 2020 (PDF, 164.6 KB)
04 Jun 2020 South Yarra construction update, June 2020 (PDF, 364.7 KB)
29 May 2020 South Yarra, William Street overnight deliveries and tree removal notification, June 2020 (PDF, 155.7 KB)
29 May 2020 South Yarra, Hawksburn to Malvern rail corridor works notification, June 2020 (PDF, 157.4 KB)
29 May 2020 South Yarra, Malvern to Caulfield rail corridor works notification, June 2020 (PDF, 173.0 KB)
29 May 2020 South Yarra, concrete pour out of hours notification, May 2020 (PDF, 1.0 MB)
28 May 2020 South Yarra, extended construction hours Arthur and William streets, June 2020 (PDF, 154.5 KB)
28 May 2020 South Yarra, out of hours pipe installation and grouting works, May June 2020 (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, 379.7 KB)
03 Apr 2020 South Yarra, Yarra Street works notification, April 2020 (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)