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South Yarra precinct work notifications

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

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Timing

Where

What's happening?

Ongoing until late-September 2020

South Yarra Siding Reserve

Excavation of the tunnel egress shaft was completed in July. Having reached a depth of 21 metres below ground, works to construct the internal walls will commence in August. Works will include installing scaffolding within the shaft, waterproofing, steel fixing, spraying concrete to strengthen the walls and formwork in preparation for additional concrete pours.

These works will occur:

  • 24/7 Monday to Friday
  • 7am to 3pm on Saturday, ongoing until 30 September 2020

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

For further details, see the August construction update (PDF, 345.6 KB).


Extended working hours for steel fixing within the tunnel will also be required from August. Having reached a depth of 8 metres below ground, works to finalise the interior wall and floor of the tunnel entrance will now be completed around the clock, six days a week.

These works will occur:

  • 24/7 Monday to Friday
  • 7am to 3pm on Saturday, from 10 August until 30 September 2020.

Works are expected to generate low levels of noise, with some medium level peaks.

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 residential properties.

For further details, see the August construction update (PDF, 345.6 KB).

August 2020

Yarra Street

A small work crew will use hand tools to connect the previously installed drainage pipes to the existing stormwater system near South Yarra station.

These works will occur:

  • 7am Saturday 22 to 7am Sunday 23 August.

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.

Traffic management will be in place and access will be maintained for local traffic during this time.

For further details, see the Yarra Street out of hours drainage works notification, August 2020 (PDF, 1.0 MB).

August 2020

South Yarra Siding Reserve

Works to prepare for the installation of maintenance access stairs within the rail corridor will continue in August. Works will include asphalting and laying ballast to extend the maintenance access path along the rail corridor.

These works will occur:

  • Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 August
  • 7am to 7pm.

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

For further details, see the South Yarra Siding Reserve foundation works notification, August 2020 (PDF, 118.4 KB).

Ongoing to late 2020

South Yarra Siding Reserve

Works to construct the tunnel base and walls will continue throughout August. 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
  • some out of hours works will occur between 7am and 10pm Monday to Friday from 10 August.

During concrete pours, additional trucks will be required to enter and exit the South Yarra Siding Reserve. Works are expected to generate low to medium levels of noise.

For further details, see the August construction update (PDF, 345.6 KB).

August 2020

Arthur and William streets

In August, works to install new drainage pipes within the South Yarra Siding Reserve will be completed. The new pipes will be connected to the rainwater detention tank in late August.

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 as the pipe is pushed into the ground, with some low-level vibration.

For further details, see the August construction update (PDF, 345.6 KB).

Ongoing to late-2020

Osborne Street

Works continue on Osborne Street to prepare for the retrieval of two tunnel boring machines (TBMs) as they continue their journey from Domain to the Eastern Portal. Within the retrieval shaft, two 4.1 metre stub tunnels are being constructed to assist with TBM breakthrough and create more room for disassembly.

These works will occur:

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

These works are expected to generate medium levels of noise.

For further details, see the August construction update (PDF, 345.6 KB).

August 2020

Rail corridor between South Yarra and Caulfield stations

24/7 works will take place within the rail corridor between South Yarra and Caulfield stations after the last passenger service on Friday night and will be completed before the first passenger service on Monday morning.

Works include painting a section of the William Street bridge, drain rectification works at South Yarra station, the installation of cable conduits within the rail corridor in the South Yarra Siding Reserve and minor maintenance works along the rail corridor between South Yarra and Caulfield stations.

These works will occur:

  • 24/7, Friday 21 to Monday 24 August 2020.


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

Please note works will not impact train services.

For further details, see the August construction update (PDF, 345.6 KB).

June to September 2020

Arthur and Williams streets

24/6 works will occur within the egress shaft near Arthur Street from Monday 29 June to Wednesday 30 September 2020. Works will include egress shaft excavation, installation of support struts, and construction of the base slab, internal walls and stairs.

These works will occur:

  • Monday 29 June to Wednesday 30 September
  • 24/6, Monday to Saturday.

Due to the complex nature of these works, the high number of concrete pours and to ensure worker safety, these works are required to take place during 24/6 construction hours.

These works are expected to generate medium to high levels of noise. We also expect some low levels of vibration. Where possible, we will attempt to schedule high impact works during normal construction hours.

For further details, see the Arthur and William streets 24/6 works notification (PDF, 155.9 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.

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
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)