Works Victoria Park-Canning Level Crossing Removal

Rail Corridor

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 the 24/7 Infoline on (08) 9326 3666.

You can also visit the Project Team in person at the Community Hub. Visitors are welcome to drop in during the following times:

  • Mondays and Wednesdays weekly, during business hours
  • Group bookings available by appointment.

The Community Hub is located at 71 Ewing Street, Bentley (between Sevenoaks Street and Albany Highway).


Out-of-hours works

The following activities may take place out-of-hours as required:

  • relocating existing services (water, gas, electricity, and telecommunications)
  • steel fixing, form works, and concrete pouring as required
  • delivery of retaining walls and building abutment walls to site as required
  • dewatering and refuelling, mobilising equipment, rigs, and cranes to site as required 
  • heavy haulage of precast concrete structures for the elevated rail, delivered to site 7pm to 7am, Sunday to Friday until August 2024. 

Station works

There will be an increase in dust, noise and vibration during site preparation works at all new station sites. These works include installation of inground and high-level services, pouring of concrete for station escalator and elevator pits, footings and slabs on ground, structural steel installation, and rail lifting and track laying. 


Site surveying (ongoing)

Site surveying, including use of drones at various locations along the rail corridor will take place regularly. Drone surveying will follow Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) requirements.


Service relocations, including Transmission lines (ongoing)

There will be an increase in dust, noise and vibration during relocation of services including power, gas, water and telecommunications at various locations along the rail corridor. This also includes Western Power works to move overhead transmission lines outside of the rail corridor. These works will enable the elevated rail infrastructure to be built. Traffic management will be in place where required.  Find out more about the services relocations works in the service relocation fact sheet.


Shared paths (ongoing)

There will be traffic management on the shared path at various locations along the rail corridor where required. For shared path detours and access maps, see the respective areas for details.  

Victoria Park Area

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 the 24/7 Infoline on (08) 9326 3666.


Out-of-hours works 

Weekend closures for signalling and track work north of Roberts Road to Great Eastern Highway. This includes the closure of Victoria Park Station from 3am Sunday 16 to 5.30am Monday 17 June and from 9pm Friday 21 to 5.30am Sunday 23 June. See the Transperth website for service disruption information.

Oats Street Detour

The closure of the Oats St intersection is essential for the construction of the new Oats Street Station, with stage 1 works scheduled from April to November 2024. Stage 2 and 3 works will follow with continued traffic management and detours in place from November 2024 until February 2025.

The detour impacts:

  • Oats Street between Rutland Avenue and Bank Street
  • Cohn Street at the intersection of Rutland Avenue
  • Rutland Avenue south of Cohn Street
  • Rutland Avenue travelling southbound at the intersection of Oats Street
  • Bank Street travelling northbound at the intersection of Oats Street
  • Bank Street north of Milford Street.

To minimise disruptions to local traffic, road modifications will be made opposite Cohn Street to ensure traffic flow is maintained in both directions (eastbound and westbound).

Find more details on the Transperth website.

     


Station works

There may be an increase in lighting, dust, noise and vibration from works to construct the stations at Carlisle and Oats Street, including: 

  • installation of inground and high-level services
  • pouring of concrete for station footings and slabs on ground,
  • structural steel installation, and rail lifting and track laying
  • installing external truss frameworks at Carlisle Station, with single lane closures on Bank Street in mid-June.

Abutment and retaining walls

There may be an increase in lighting, dust, noise and vibration during the installation and backfilling of abutment walls within the rail corridor, south of Oats Street until July.


Temporary parking restrictions (until mid-2025)

There will be changes to parking restrictions along Bank Street to enable heavy haulage deliveries from late-January 2024 until mid-2025.

Traffic management to create clearway zones will be in place between 8pm and 5am, Sunday to Friday until early-June 2024.


Shared path access maps 

Welshpool Area

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 the 24/7 Infoline on (08) 9326 3666.


Out-of-hours works

  • Stage 2 roadworks including the installation of pavement layers and road barriers with continued traffic management at Welshpool Road, from mid to late June
  • closure of Welshpool Road intersection to install elevated rail and a shared path bridge over the road from 7pm Friday 21 to 5.30am Monday 24 June and from 7pm Friday 28 June to 5.30am Monday 1 July.
  • night closures of Sevenoaks Street between Welshpool Road and John Street to install concrete structures from 8pm Thursday 27 June to 6am Friday 28 June and 8pm Friday 28 June to 6am Saturday 29 June.

Abutment and retaining walls 

There may be an increase in lighting, dust, noise and vibration during the installation and backfilling of abutment walls within the rail corridor, north and south of Welshpool Road until September.


Road works (until June)

To prepare for elevated rail and shared path bridge installations over Welshpool Road, a staged works program has begun.

Stage 2 works including the installation of pavement layers and road barriers will continue until late June. A no right turn from Sevenoaks Street to Welshpool Road continues to be in place with traffic management.


Shared path access maps

There will be shared path deviations in place along the corridor at various locations to allow for major works to be completed while ensuring access for cyclists and pedestrians.

Traffic management will be in place where required.

Traffic management will be in place when required to facilitate works near the intersection.

 

Queens Park Area

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 the 24/7 Infoline on (08) 9326 3666.


Out-of-hours works


Abutment and retaining walls

There may be an increase in lighting, dust, noise and vibration during the installation and backfilling of abutment walls within the rail corridor between Mills and Hamilton streets, until July.


Station works

There may be an increase in lighting, dust, noise and vibration from works to construct the station, such as:

  • setting up compounds, drainage works, and installing fencing
  • installation of inground services and concrete slabs
  • structural steel installation. 

Shared path access map 

 Traffic management will be in place when required to facilitate works near the intersection.

Hazelmere and Middle Swan

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 the 24/7 Infoline on (08) 9326 3666.


Structure transportation (until August 2024)

There may be an increase in dust, light, noise and vibration during haulage of precast concrete structures for the elevated rail from the Hazelmere and Middle Swan storage sites to the project site in Victoria Park to Beckenham.

Regular haulage will take place during standard working hours.

Heavy haulage will take place between 7pm and 7am, Sunday to Friday, until August 2024.

 

 

Cannington Area

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 the 24/7 Infoline on (08) 9326 3666.


Out-of-hours works

  • closure of Hamilton St intersection from 7pm, Friday 14 June to 5.30am Tuesday 18 June, to modify the road and install elevated rail over the road. 

Service relocations

Staged waterpipe relocation works on Sevenoaks Street, near Cecil Avenue, from late-May to August.

Traffic management will be in place for stage 1 works.


Station works

There may be an increase in lighting, dust, noise and vibration from works to construct the station, such as:

  • setting up compounds, drainage works, and installing fencing
  •  installation of inground services and concrete slabs
  • structural steel installation. 

Abutment walls

There may be an increase in lighting, dust, noise and vibration from works to install and backfill abutment walls within the rail corridor between Gibbs and Gerard streets, until July.


Shared path access maps

Traffic management will be in place when required to facilitate works near the intersection.

Beckenham Area

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 the 24/7 Infoline on (08) 9326 3666.


Out-of-hours works 

There may be an increase in dust, noise, vibration and heavy vehicle movement during the construction and operation of a temporary concrete batching plant at the corner of William Street and Bickley Road. The plant will be operating between 3.30am and 5pm, Monday to Sunday, until October 2024.

  • closure of William Street, between Railway Parade and Sevenoaks Street to complete water pipe relocation and drainage installation works from 7pm, Friday 21 to 5am, Monday 24 June.

Station works

There may be an increase in lighting, dust, noise and vibration from works to construct the station, such as:

  • setting up compounds, drainage works, and installing fencing
  • installation of inground services and concrete slabs’
  • structural steel installation at Beckenham Station.

Abutment walls

There may be an increase in lighting, dust, noise and vibration from works to install and backfill abutment walls within the rail corridor between Albion and Dulwich streets, until August.


Services relocation

There may be an increase in noise, vibration and dust during waterpipe relocation works on William Street, between:

  • Sevenoaks Street and Central Terrace, until August. Traffic management with detours will be in place.
  • Sevenoaks Street, with a road closure between William Street and Linden Close, until late-August.
  • drainage installation works on Railway Parade, with a road closure between William Street and Bickley Road from 10 June to early-July.

Slip road (until mid-2025)

This road is a crucial route for construction vehicles, including heavy haulage, delivering building materials for the rail corridor. It also services the bus routes during the Armadale/Thornlie Line Shutdown. This slip road will remain active for the duration of the project.

William Street has temporarily reopened to eastbound traffic, via the slip road, following completion of stage 1 works.  See map below. 

Stage 2 works are due to begin mid-June-2024, with a proposed William Street Eastbound closure from 8 July until September 2024. The existing intersection closure of Sevenoaks Street, south of William Street, will be extended as a requirement to these works (see map below). The purpose of these closures is to complete the waterpipe relocation works.

Submissions relating to this proposed closure may be lodged in writing to the project team by email (alucommunications@alualliance.com.au) or by post (Armadale Line Upgrade Alliance, 71 Ewing Street, Bentley, WA, 6102). The deadline for submissions is 5pm on Friday, 14 June 2024.


Shared path access maps

When works are occurring close to the boundary, on either side of the intersection, the crossing on the opposite side remains open. 

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