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WORKS IN ORMOND, McKINNON & BENTLEIGH – 20 JANUARY TO 1 FEBRUARY 2016

This section is designed to keep you up to date with what is happening at the work sites over the next few weeks.

Wednesday 20 January 2016 – North Road, Ormond

  • Works will be carried out from 8:00pm Wednesday 20 January to 6:00am Thursday 21 January.
  • North Road will be closed at the level crossing during this time.
  • Works will involve:
    • cutting open the road with a saw cutter (this will generate high level noise)
    • removal of two light poles and some overhead cables (this will generate low level noise)

Thursday 21 January 2016 – McKinnon Road, McKinnon

  • Works will be carried out from 8:00pm Thursday 21 January to 6:00am Friday 22 January.
  • McKinnon Road will be closed at the level crossing during this time.
  • Works will involve:
    • cutting open the road with a saw cutter (this will generate high level noise)
    • delivery of piling rig and supporting machinery (this will generate low to medium level noise).

Friday 22 January – Monday 1 February 2016 – between Glen Huntly and Patterson stations

  • Works will be 24 hours/day during this period.
  • North Road will be closed between Lillimur Road and Glen Orme Avenue from 8:00pm Friday 22 January to 5:00am Monday 1 February 2016 (pedestrians will have access across the rail line).
  • The intersections at North Road/Katandra Road and North Road/Cadby Avenue will be closed during this period.
  • The intersection at North Road/Newham Grove will be closed from Friday 22 to Wednesday 27 January.
  • McKinnon Road will be closed from 8:00pm Friday 22 January to 5:00am Monday 1 February 2016 (pedestrians will have access across the rail line).
    • From 22 to 27 January the closure will extend from Elm Grove to Prince Edward             Avenue.
    • From 28 January to 1 February the closure will extend from Glen Orme Avenue to Prince       Edward Avenue.
    • The intersections at McKinnon Road/Glen Orme Avenue, McKinnon Road/Station          Avenue, McKinnon Road/Bent Street and McKinnon Road/Nicholson Street closed during this period.
  • In order to assist traders during the road closure, we will provide access on McKinnon Road             from 6:00am to 8:00am each day for deliveries. This will be managed by our on-site traffic management team who will assist with vehicle and pedestrian access within the site to facilitate deliveries.

Works will be carried out along the rail corridor between Glen Huntly and Patterson stations. Residents should expect medium to high level noise, lighting and vibration impacts. Major works activities will include the following.

NORTH ROAD

  • Installation of bridge beams and deck
  • Raising platforms at Ormond Station to cater for new bridge alignment
  • Connection of utility service conduits into new bridge
  • Overhead wiring
  • Replacing overhead wires between Katandra Road and Lillimur Road

 

MCKINNON ROAD

  • Ground reinforcement works (piling) in preparation for new bridge
  • Commence grouting between ground reinforcement cement columns

 

CENTRE ROAD

  • Demolition of redundant pedestrian underpass

 

WORKS ALONG CORRIDOR (various locations between Glen Huntly and Patterson stations)

  • Ground reinforcement works from Murray Road to Brewer Road
  • Murray Road drainage crossing
  • Installation of signalling cables, fencing and guard rail
  • Removal and installation of overhead structures
  • Asbestos removal from Ormond Station to Dorothy Avenue (undertaken in accordance with all OHS regulations and requirements)

 

Open for Business

  • Businesses on North, McKinnon and Centre roads will trade as per usual through all of our works.
  • Pedestrian access will be maintained for customers, including across the rail line.
  • Please keep checking your letter boxes for details of an exciting promotion to shop local during road closure periods.

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