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Metro Tunnel

Peppercorn Lawn, Melbourne

Coronavirus and Victoria’s Big Build

Work is continuing safely on the Metro Tunnel Project as part of Victoria's Big Build. The health and safety of our workforce and community remains our top priority. COVIDsafe Plans are in place on all project sites across Victoria. Learn more.

Closed from May 2020

Peppercorn Lawn, on the edge of the Yarra River, will be occupied for ground improvement works associated with Metro Tunnel construction until March 2021.

The construction area is located between the Princes Bridge and the rowing clubs (refer to map).


Pedestrian access along the Capital City Trail will be maintained, however, one section of path connecting the Capital City Trail and the rowing sheds to St Kilda Road will be closed during the works. The remaining access points will not be affected (refer to map).


Cyclist access along the Main Yarra Trail will be maintained during this time, with the approved cycle route along the back of the rowing sheds on Boathouse Drive remaining open (refer to map).

Map of construction areaFind out more about construction in Domain