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 from 3pm to 5pm
  • Wednesdays from 10am to 12pm
  • Every third Saturday from 9am to 12pm

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:

  • piling works, steel fixing, form works, and concrete pouring 
  • delivery of retaining walls and building abutment walls to site, 7pm to 7am weeknights, Sundays, and public holidays
  • steel fixing, dewatering and refuelling, 7pm to 7am
  • mobilising equipment, rigs, and cranes to site, 10pm to 7am weeknights, Sundays, and public holidays
  • heavy haulage of precast concrete structures for the elevated rail, delivered to site 7pm to 7am, Sunday to Friday until August 2024. 


Site preparation (ongoing)

There will be an increase in dust, noise and vibration during site preparation works including building site offices, installing lights and hardstand along the rail corridor between Victoria Park and Beckenham. Traffic management will be in place where required.  


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.


Clearing vegetation

There will be an increase in noise, vibration and dust during works to clear vegetation at various locations along the rail corridor. Read more about our tree retention strategy.

Traffic management will be in place at impacted areas of the shared path from Miller to Beckenham streets.


Transmission lines (ongoing)

There will be an increase in dust, noise and vibration during 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. 


Services relocation (until mid-2025)

There will be an increase in vibration, dust and noise during relocation of services including power, gas, water and telecommunications at various location along the rail corridor.

Find out more about the services relocations works in the service relocation fact sheet


Shared path (ongoing)

There will be traffic management on the shared path at various locations along the rail corridor where required. For shared path deviations and pedestrian 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 

There may be an increase in lighting, dust, noise and vibration during the following works:

  • transporting concrete structures to site and installing L-beams to build elevated rail viaducts between Carlisle to Oats Street stations, 7pm to 5am, Sundays to Thursdays until May with parking restrictions and clearways in place on Bank Street between Welshpool Road and Mint Street.  See the heavy haulage route map
  • closure of Mint/Archer streets intersections at Bank Street and Rutland Avenue to build a viaduct over Mint/Archer streets between Friday 5 April, 7pm and Monday 8 April, 5am. 

Station works

There may be an increase in lighting, dust, noise and vibration from works to construct the stations at Carlisle and Oats Street, such as setting up compounds, drainage works, and installing fencing, inground services, escalator pits and concrete slabs.


Abutment and retaining walls

There may be an increase in lighting, dust, noise and vibration during the installation of abutment walls within the rail corridor between Mint Street and John Bisset Park.


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 Thursday until May 2024.


Pedestrian access maps

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

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

Piling works on either side of Welshpool Road and south of Mills Street, early mornings until April.


Piling works 

There may be an increase in dust, noise and vibration during piling works to build the foundations for elevated rail north and south of Welshpool Road until May. 

Shared path (ongoing)

 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.


Road works (until May)

Road works to remove medians and widen Welshpool Road at the corner of Rutland Avenue, until early April. Traffic and shared path detours will be in place. 

Road closures to allow for piling works and viaduct installation on Welshpool Road at the intersections of Sevenoaks Street and Rutland Avenue/Railway Parade, throughout April and May.


Pedestrian access map 

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

There may be an increase in lighting, dust, noise and vibration during the following works:

  • piling works near the Queens Park Station area, early mornings until early-March
  • transporting concrete structures for elevated rail viaducts to site, 7pm to 5am, Sundays to Thursdays until August.  See the heavy haulage route map

Piling works 

There may be an increase in dust, noise and vibration during piling works to build the foundations for elevated rail.

Piling works are taking place during standard hours at the following locations, with some earlier starting times on high-temperature days:

  • south of Hamilton Street and between Stockman and Mallard ways until late-April 2024.

For more information on piling, please see the piling fact sheet.


Shared path (ongoing)

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.


Thoroughfare closure 

There will be a temporary thoroughfare closure on Railway Parade between George and Wharf streets to facilitate the relocation of waterpipes from Monday 18 March mid-May.

Road modifications will be made to Wharf Street to enable two-way traffic during works.


Pedestrian 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 Thursday.


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

Continuous piling works between Wharf and Gerard streets and in the Cannington Station area until April.


Piling works 

There may be an increase in dust, noise and vibration during piling works to build the foundations for elevated rail.

Piling works are taking place during standard hours at the following locations, with some earlier starting times on high-temperature days:

  • between Mills and Charles streets, and north of Gerard Street and Cecil Avenue until May 2024.

For more information on piling, please see the piling fact sheet. 


Pedestrian 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 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.  

Piling works near the Beckenham Station area, early mornings until early-March. 


Piling works 

There may be an increase in dust, noise and vibration during piling works to build the foundations for elevated rail.

Piling works are taking place during standard hours at the following locations, with some earlier starting times on high-temperature days:

  • north and south of William Street until May 2024.

For more information on piling, please see the piling fact sheet.


Service relocation works (until mid-2024)

Road closures and traffic management to facilitate the relocation of waterpipes are in place at the William Street and Railway Parade intersection, and the William and Sevenoaks streets intersection until mid-2024.

Road closures and traffic management to facilitate drainage works also apply to Railway Parade between Lacey Street and Bickley Road until late March. 


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, with future modifications to enable eastbound traffic movements expected to open in mid-2024.

William Street will temporarily reopen to eastbound traffic, via the slip road, following completion of Stage 1 works until mid-2024.

 


Pedestrian 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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