Works

Nicholson Road Station

Standard work hours are Monday to Saturday, 7am-7pm, and any out of hours works are indicated below. All works will follow approved noise and traffic management plans, and every effort will be made to minimise impacts. For questions about project works, please email  info@metronet.wa.gov.au or call 9326 3666. For all out of hours works, please contact the site supervisor directly on  0437 844 378. 


BP Kewdale White Oil Line relocation (ongoing)

Around 11km of the Kewdale White-Oil Line will be relocated. Work will take place in the freight rail corridor between the Kenwick Rail Tunnel and the Glen Iris Rail Tunnel, through Kenwick, Thornlie, Canning Vale and Jandakot.

Pipe relocation work will involve drilling, trenching, and pipe preparation, including welding.

Some work is close to residential properties and will be progressively established, involving clearing, fencing and delivery of materials.

There will be regular delivery of materials to and from the site and some local roads will need to be used to access the rail corridor and pipe relocation work sites.

Works hours are 7am to 7pm, Monday to Sunday.


Site establishment works (until late-February)

Earth works, fencing, barricading and pile installations works will occur on the north side of the freight rail corridor, next to the western end of Training Place, Jandakot.


Site works (ongoing)

Works include clearing vegetation, delivery of materials to site, earth works, and relocation of underground services.

During these works, use of large construction equipment including excavators, trucks and water carts will be noticeable.

Access to and from the site is via Tulloch Way, Canning Vale. 


Drainage Works (until late-January 2022)

To facilitate the installation of drainage, topsoiling, and tree stump removal, works will be conducted along McLean Road, Canning Vale.

Ranford Road Station

Standard work hours are Monday to Saturday, 7am-7pm, and any out of hours works are indicated below. All works will follow approved noise and traffic management plans, and every effort will be made to minimise impacts. For questions about project works, please email info@metronet.wa.gov.au or call 9326 3666. For all out of hours works, please contact the site supervisor directly on 0437 844 378.


Temporary path closure, Canning Vale (until mid-2022)

A section of path alongside the rail corridor between Woodhouse Park and Ranford Road-Caladenia Grove Reserve will be temporarily closed for service relocations and reinstatement work.

This path is beside some properties on Steppe Court, Woodspring Trail, Meadowview Mews, Pinewood Walk, Parkland Trail, Park Lane, Fairfield Gardens and Marginata Parkway in Canning Vale.


Ranford Road traffic management

To construct the new Ranford Road Bridge, traffic lanes have been realigned along Ranford Road between Jacksonia Gate and Bannister Road. Traffic management is in place.

A new work site on the eastern side of Ranford Road will also be established. Demolition and major road and bridge construction work will also take place east of the realigned Ranford Road.


Site works (ongoing)

Works are ongoing for a new bridge over the railway at Ranford Road, Canning Vale providing a longer and higher bridge to accommodate the new electric passenger trains within the existing rail corridor. Works at the future Ranford Road Station site is also ongoing.

Works include:

  • delivery and stockpiling of materials and equipment;
  • earth moving and other civil works;
  • old bridge demolition
  • road construction;
  • bridge construction;
  • traffic management including a speed limit reduction to 40km/hr Ranford Road between Livingstone Drive and Bannister Road; and
  • altered signals and traffic configuration at the Ranford Road / Bannister Road intersection

Site management

The Ranford Road Station Precinct involves construction on a former landfill site. Work on this contaminated site will be carefully managed and follow a Site Management Plan approved by the Department of Water and Environmental Regulation. 

Roadworks Map


Wilfred Road Access to the City of Canning Waste Transfer Station

Access to the City of Canning Waster Transfer Station is via Wilfred Road for all traffic, except for operational vehicles.

This temporary arrangement will facilitate the construction of the new Ranford Road Bridge.

Signage has been installed advising road users of the changed access arrangements, which will result in extra travel time for waste transfer station users.

Construction work along Ranford Road and near the waste transfer station is ongoing. Waste transfer operational vehicles will continue to use the construction access off Ranford Road.


Long term closure of Livingstone Drive (ongoing)

A long-term temporary closure of Livingstone Drive at Ranford Road is in place to build the new Ranford Road bridge and traffic lanes. 

Livingstone Drive is closed at Ranford Road. Rural residential properties need to access Ranford Road via Wilfred Road.

Changed traffic conditions will result in extra travel time for commuters. Traffic management signage on Ranford Road (between Wilfred Road and Bannister Road) is in place, including reduced travel speeds. Significant construction work is taking place inside the construction site alongside Ranford Road.  


Underground gas pipeline relocation (ongoing)

Before operation, the relocated underground gas pipeline will be tested, including the introduction of gas in a controlled and systematic way. Abandoned pipe sections will be excavated, cut into lengths and taken off-site by trucks.

These works will occur in two locations; within the Arc Infrastructure freight rail corridor near Ranford Road Bridge, Canning Vale and the PTA passenger rail corridor near Kwinana Freeway, Jandakot.


Water main relocation works (ongoing)

Welding, grinding, lifting of pipes and movement of materials will occur as part of the works.


Drainage Works (until late-January 2022)

To facilitate the installation of drainage, topsoiling, and tree stump removal, works will be conducted along McLean Road, Canning Vale.


BP Kewdale White Oil Line relocation (ongoing)

Around 11km of the Kewdale White-Oil Line will be relocated. Work will take place in the freight rail corridor between the Kenwick Rail Tunnel and the Glen Iris Rail Tunnel, through Kenwick, Thornlie, Canning Vale and Jandakot.

Pipe relocation work will involve drilling, trenching, and pipe preparation, including welding.

Some work is close to residential properties and will be progressively established, involving clearing, fencing and delivery of materials.

There will be regular delivery of materials to and from the site and some local roads will need to be used to access the rail corridor and pipe relocation work sites.

Works hours are 7am to 7pm, Monday to Sunday.

Thornlie Station

Standard work hours are Monday to Saturday, 7am-7pm, and any out of hours works are indicated below. All works will follow approved noise and traffic management plans, and every effort will be made to minimise impacts. For questions about project works, please email info@metronet.wa.gov.au or call 9326 3666. For all out of hours works, please contact the site supervisor directly on 0437 844 378.


Thornlie Station Car Park (until 5 April)

There will be a reduction in parking bays at the station from Wednesday 5 January to Monday 4 April.

The western car park will be closed from 5-23 January. From 24 January to 4 April a portion of this car park will re-open, but still at a reduced capacity.

A worksite will be set up for underground tunnelling activities and include the use of a small tunnel boring machine at Thornlie Station and in the freight rail corridor near Lyrebird Way, Thornlie.


BP Kewdale White Oil Line relocation (ongoing)

Around 11km of the Kewdale White-Oil Line will be relocated. Work will take place in the freight rail corridor between the Kenwick Rail Tunnel and the Glen Iris Rail Tunnel, through Kenwick, Thornlie, Canning Vale and Jandakot.

Pipe relocation work will involve drilling, trenching, and pipe preparation, including welding.

Some work is close to residential properties and will be progressively established, involving clearing, fencing and delivery of materials.

There will be regular delivery of materials to and from the site and some local roads will need to be used to access the rail corridor and pipe relocation work sites.

Work sites have been established at O’Dell Street Reserve and east of Southdown Place, Thornlie.

Works hours are 7am to 7pm, Monday to Sunday.

 


Traffic management at Spencer Village (ongoing)

The road layout has been modified at Spencer Village, Spencer Road with traffic management in place to allow construction equipment to safely access the rail corridor until the end of 2023.

There will be a temporary removal of one exit driveway from Spencer Village to Spencer Road and various traffic management measures in place. Heavy vehicles and equipment are using the access road between Spencer Road and Spencer Village with one exit driveway closed temporarily and measures put into place to direct traffic to use the access road as required. 


Kenwick Rail Tunnel and Rail Corridor (ongoing)

Night works (7pm-7am) to complete potholing, geotechnical testing and survey work in the rail corridor near the Kenwick Rail Tunnel and east of Thornlie Station to Gerard Street, East Cannington. These works need to be completed at night while passenger trains are not running, and there may be increased noise from light vehicles and construction equipment.


Level crossing closure and detour (ongoing)

The level crossing at Elliot Place and Cameron Street, Thornlie, is closed to allow for construction of a new footbridge and ongoing work in the rail corridor.

There will be no pedestrian access across the rail during this period. A signed detour is in place, so please allow additional travel time.


Station works (ongoing)

Thornlie Station will undergo significant changes as part of the Thornlie-Cockburn Link project, which will link the Thornlie-Armadale lines with the Mandurah Line.

Enabling works have commenced in the area with major station upgrade works scheduled to commence in late-2021.

Works include:

  • establishing construction site facilities;
  • installing fencing and hoarding, which will safely separate operations and construction;
  • demolishing parts of the station building and infrastructure;
  • moving the existing radio monopole to the south west of the station site;
  • installing and relocating utilities/services;
  • building new station infrastructure and facilities including an overpass, roof, lifts, stairs and toilets; and
  • constructing retaining walls and extending the passenger platforms.

Works will occur in the Thornlie Station building, car park, footpaths and bus interchange, and in the rail corridor next to Thornlie Station.

Station operations will be maintained where possible. However, there will be some reduction in available bays in the western car park. Relocated and temporary toilets and bicycle parking will be provided.

During these works, use of heavy vehicles and large construction will be noticeable.

Stadium Station

Standard work hours are Monday to Saturday, 7am-7pm, and any out of hours works are indicated below. All works will follow approved noise and traffic management plans, and every effort will be made to minimise impacts. For questions about project works, please email info@metronet.wa.gov.au or call 9326 3666. For all out of hours works, please contact the site supervisor directly on 0437 844 378.


Station works

The first stage of work is complete with further work required. Notifications will be published on this page when details and timing is confirmed.

 

Cockburn Central Station

Standard work hours are Monday to Saturday, 7am-7pm, and any out of hours works are indicated below. All works will follow approved noise and traffic management plans, and every effort will be made to minimise impacts. For questions about project works, please email info@metronet.wa.gov.au or call 9326 3666. For all out of hours works, please contact the site supervisor directly on 0437 844 378.


Kwinana Freeway changes (until early-2022)

Kwinana Freeway southbound is reduced to two lanes from Berrigan Drive to Armadale Road-Beeliar Drive.

Delays are expected on Roe Highway westbound entry to Kwinana Freeway southbound.

Night works (7pm-7am) from Sunday 14 – Thursday 18 November will occur including cutting and removal of concrete barriers along Kwinana Freeway between Cockburn Central and Glen Iris Rail Tunnel.

Intermittent overnight closures of the Berrigan Drive on-ramp will be required to finish works associated with the Armadale Road to North Lake Road Bridge project. Further details about these closures will be communicated by Main Roads.


Mandurah Line night works (ongoing)

Night works are required between Farrington Road and Armadale Road/Beeliar Driver along the passenger rail corridor and Kwinana Freeway. A variety of works are required, including pot holing, traffic barrier/fencing installation, trenching, earth works, overhead line equipment installation, and track construction works.

Out of hours works will be conducted Monday to Sunday, 7pm-7am, including public holidays (excluding Christmas Day).


Platform Extension (until mid-2022)

Works are taking place at Cockburn Central Station to connect the Mandurah Line with the Thornlie-Armadale lines.

A temporary platform is in use to the south of the existing platform and works include extending the existing island platform to the north of the station.

Heavy vehicles and equipment will be used to deliver and remove construction material from the site. Some works and access will occur outside of normal working hours.

A temporary site facility has been established at Signal Terrace, Cockburn Central. There will be regular access to and from the site facility and station.

Variable Message Signboards will give road users advance warning of major impacts to the Kwinana Freeway.


Drainage basin (ongoing)

Excavation work to establish a drainage basin are taking place at bushland south of Berrigan Drive and west of the Kwinana Freeway, with vehicle access from Verna Court, Cockburn Central.

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