We will often drop notifications of upcoming works into the letterboxes of nearby residences and businesses.
Below you can find a list of recent notifications we have delivered to the:
|Paringa Road, Altona North||Monday 9 December - Thursday 12 December and Wednesday 18 December 2019||Paringa Road will be closed from Chambers Road to Langshaw Street for the delivery of new freeway safety barriers.||December 2019:|
Stage two notifications
Stage one notifications
|Beevers Street, Brooklyn||December 2019||We need to close Beevers Street to replace a freeway drainage line that is located across the entrance of the street. The work involves cutting a trench right across the road.|
During the night closures:
|Bena Street, Yarraville||November 2019||As part of the West Gate Tunnel Project, we are diverting a large water main pipe entrance between 13 November and Tuesday 19 November that runs under the West Gate Freeway to make way for the tunnel entrance. |
These works involve installing a water main valve at the end of Bena Street. During this period, the end of Bena Street, near your property, will be temporarily closed.
Driveway access impacts:
No-driveway access impacts
Night works impacts:
|Millers Road interchange||October 2019 - February 2020||As part of widening the West Gate Freeway, we recently moved the traffic under the freeway bridges on Millers Road to the outer lanes to prepare the centre median area.|
To set up the Millers Road bridges for future use, we will be undertaking strengthening works under the bridges which includes:
|Buchanan Road, Brooklyn||November - December 2019||As part of widening the West Gate Freeway, we need to realign the Buchanan Road / Lynch Road corner. From Monday 11 November to Friday 13 December, the road will be fully closed in the area shown on the map below.|
We will also remove two power poles and power lines located near the corner of Buchanan Road. Removing these power lines will not affect power supply to homes in the area.
|Strong Street, Spotswood||30 September - early December||As part of the West Gate Tunnel Project we are diverting a large water main pipe that runs under the West Gate Freeway between the Footscray Hockey Club and Strong Street.|
We will soon begin using specialist equipment to dig and build the new water main pipe under the freeway. These works will be completed during the day and include:
|Rosala Avenue & Richards Court, Altona North||16 August - 8 September 2019||As part of widening the West Gate Freeway, we are installing a new walking and cycling overpass connecting Rosala Avenue and Richards Court.|
We have finished building the ramp and bridge abutment on the north side of the freeway (near Richards Court) and are now building those features on the southern side (near Rosala Avenue). We have completed piling for the abutments and piers on the south side and are moving onto the remaining work outlined below.
Fogarty Avenue, Yarraville
31 July 2018 – late December 2019
|Relocating some existing power lines, installing new drainage along Fogarty Avenue, including:|
Freemans Road, Altona North
|From August - September 2019||The project team will be installing a short section of new, high-quality permanent noise walls in the area.|
What you can expect during the construction:
|Monopole and lattice tower installation: |
Italian Social Club, Altona North
Rosala Avenue, Altona North
Houston Court, Brooklyn
|From July - October 2019||To make way for the widening of the West Gate Freeway, we need to safely relocate some high voltage power lines to three new monopoles, and one new lattice tower. Once these power lines have been relocated, we will remove the two existing lattice towers next to the West Gate Freeway.|
These works include:
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|Millers Road area||From June-August 2019||Works are progressing well in the Millers Road area of the West Gate Tunnel project. Recent achievements include completion of piling and retaining walls under the West Gate Freeway on both sides of Millers Road, installation of temporary noise walls along the West Gate Freeway and trenching along Paringa Road to underground some power lines.|
Our works over the next few months include:
|New Street and Watson Street, South Kingsville||From early June 2019|
From early June and over the next few months, you may notice more activity as we commence works to establish our construction site at the end of New and Watson Street, South Kingsville. These works are the construction of the West Gate Tunnel outbound southern portal.
Some of the works taking place within our site include:
What to expect:
|Williamstown Road / West Gate Freeway interchange and Fogarty Avenue||March - May 2019|
Williamstown Road sewer pipe diversion
Melbourne Road compound and end of Cullen Court, Spotswood:
Traffic island at the Williamstown Road inbound exit ramp:
Reserve at the eastern end of Fogarty
Williamstown Road inbound exit ramp
These works will include:
West Gate Freeway bridge and Williamstown Road
Inbound tunnel entrance
These works will include:
Fogarty Avenue and West Gate Freeway
These works will include:
Newport Railway bridge and freeway centre median
West Gate Freeway (outbound) between Williamstown Road and The Avenue
|Cullen Court, Spotswood||7 February - early March 2019|
These works will be completed during the day
|Beevers Street and Michael Court, Altona North||14 January - March 2019|
Beevers Street and Michael Court closed in three stages to relocate some existing overhead power lines underground. Each stage of works in place for around two and half weeks.
Stage three notifications
Stage two notifications
Stage one notifications
West Gate Freeway between Knapp St and Millers Rd
Community information sessions in your area
From Monday 10 December, you will find us and our West Gate Tunnel Project information van at the carpark behind the 16 Shops in Paringa Road.
|West Gate Freeway (outbound) between Chambers Road and Grieve Parade||16 November – ongoing||Works to widen the West Gate Freeway between Chambers Road and Grieve Parade and provide new noise walls, including:|
|Millers Road / West Gate Freeway interchange||Wednesday 24 October 2018 – March, 2019||West Gate Freeway widening|
These works will include:
Upgrading Millers Rd underneath the freeway
These works will include:
Build temporary and permanent ramps
Construction of the Millers Road temporary inbound and outbound exit ramps have started, as well as work to build the permanent inbound entry ramp.
|Kyle Road, Altona North||Thursday 11 October 2018 – 2022||Use of Kyle Road to access construction sites on the West Gate Freeway for the duration of the project’s construction, including:|
|Beevers Street, Altona North||Tuesday 2 – Saturday 13 October 2018||Service investigations on Beevers Street, including:|
|From 1 October 2018||Vehicle access to Paringa Road from Millers Road will be closed long-term to allow for freeway widening works. Works on Paringa Road will include:|
Works on Paringa Road and Primula Avenue be done to relocate the Telstra telecommunication lines, including:
|20 September – mid-2019||Moving 66kV power lines underground, including:|
Replacing 220kV tower with a monopole, including:
|Buchanan Road and nearby reserve:|
|West Gate Freeway (outbound) between Williamstown Road and The Avenue||From 29 May 2018 – ongoing|
|Millers Road / West Gate Freeway interchange||From July 2018 – mid-2019||Widening the freeway and upgrading the section of Millers Road under the freeway, including:|
|West Gate Freeway, between Williamstown Road and M80 interchange, in both directions||Sunday 15 July to Thursday 19 July 2018, 10pm – 5am, nightly; and, if required, Monday 23 July and Tuesday 24 July 2018, 10pm – 5am, nightly||Removal of overhead sign gantries and lighting structures, including:|
|Williamstown Road, under West Gate Freeway||12 June – late July||Upgrading Williamstown Road under the West Gate Freeway, including:|
|West Gate Freeway: Williamstown Road inbound exit ramp||From 29 May – ongoing|
|Millers Road / West Gate Freeway interchange||20 May – June 2018||Work starting around the Millers Road / West Gate Freeway interchange, in preparation for the widening of the freeway and upgrading Millers Road:|
|Whitehall Street and Hyde Street, Yarraville and Footscray||May and June 2018||Day and night works as we prepare to divert a section of the North Yarra Main Sewer. Works include:|
|Williamstown Road, Yarraville and Spotswood||12 May – December 2018||Building a new inbound exit ramp and upgrading Williamstown Road, and establishing a construction site on Melbourne Road.|
|West Gate Freeway precinct||From March 2018||Building a temporary inbound exit ramp at Williamstown Road, widening the West Gate Freeway, continuing site investigations|
|West Gate Freeway, between Wembley Ave and Williamstown Road||From February 2018||Establishing work site, building a temporary exit ramp, roadworks and project investigations|
|Southern portal site building demolition||November 2019 - early 2020||Works continue at our Southern portal site, where the outbound tunnel will meet the West Gate Freeway, to establish our construction site at the end of New and Watson Streets, South Kingsville. |
For four weeks from early-November, we will demolish three low-rise brick buildings and two steel sheds containing asbestos cladding within the site. All asbestos will be removed in accordance with the safety approved procedures and standards by a fully licensed and approved asbestos contractor.
|October 2019 update:|
|Whitehall Street Construction Areas||From June-August 2019|
Our construction sites on Whitehall Street have transformed over the past few months as preparations continue for the launch of the tunnel boring machines (TBMs), Bella and Vida.
|Kent Street and Campbell Street, Yarraville||From mid-June 2019|
Recharge well installation
What to expect on Kent Street:
What to expect on Campbell Street:
|Frederick Street, Yarraville||From 6 May 2019|
Recharge Wells Installation
|Whitehall Street and surrounding streets in Footscray and Yarraville||From mid-May 2019||Through May and June 2019, we will be working on Whitehall Street next to Hall Street and the Project’s tunnelling hub at 221 Whitehall Street to install temporary traffic signals.||PDF (794KB)|
|Whitehall Street construction areas, Yarraville and Footscray||From December 2018|
Ongoing and planned work at Whitehall Street construction sites, including:
|Fredericks Street and York Street, Yarraville||July – August 2018||Geotechnical investigations and drilling a borehole both streets. Investigations will involve:||Fredericks Street|
|33 Maribyrnong Street, Footscray||Early July, for up to 3 months||Building demolition and site establishment works at 33 Maribyrnong Street, including:||PDF (255KB)|
|Maribyrnong Street, Footscray||Late April – July 2018||Investigation works between Footscray Road and Youell Street, and building demolition works at 33 Maribryrnong Street.||PDF (683KB)|
|Youell Street, Footscray||20 April 2018 – early 2019||Parking and traffic changes on Youell Street, including:||PDF (1.13MB)|
|Whitehall Street, Yarraville/Footscray||Late April 2018 – April 2019||Worksites established on Whitehall Street between Parker Street and Leek Street as part of North Yarra Main Sewer diversion.|
Traffic changes in the local area, including:
|23 October Update|
|Whitehall Street, Yarraville and Footscray (residents and businesses)||Late April 2018 – April 2019||Update on planned traffic changes in your area: Whitehall Street closure and detour via Somerville Road, Hyde Street and Leek Street.||PDF (848KB)|
|Tunnels precinct (Whitehall Street and Hyde Street, Yarraville and Footscray)||From April 2018||Piling and increased activity at our Whitehall Street construction sites; utility investigations on Whitehall Street; intersection upgrades; North Yarra Main Sewer works||PDF (658KB)|
|Tunnels precinct (Whitehall Street, Yarraville and Footscray)||From March 2018||Ongoing work at Whitehall Street construction sites||PDF (492KB)|
|Railway Place Reserve||December 2019 - February 2020||To build the new shared use path along Dynon Road, the West Gate Tunnel Project will start works to establish our construction site in Railway Place Reserve from December 2019.|
The shared use path will provide a new dedicated bridge that will ensure a safe path separate to vehicles for pedestrians and cyclists to travel along Dynon Road to North Melbourne.
|East E Gate & F Gate||October - December 2019||Construction of the new elevated road for the West Gate Tunnel Project is ongoing as piling and pier construction works continue within E and F gate.|
The West Gate Tunnel Project will provide direct link from Dynon Road to Flinders Street via the new Wurundjeri Way extension. It will also offer upgraded shared use paths to pedestrians and cyclists in the area.
Works are also being undertaken by the West Gate Tunnel Project to relocate the 6.6kV power lines along the Moonee Ponds Creek, which distribute power to all tenants in E Gate and South Dynon.
July - September 2019:
April - June 2019:
|Footscray Road||From January 2019||Construction of the new elevated road above Footscray Road, including:||October 2019:|
|Dynon Road||Late - July to December||Works around Dynon Road as part of the West Gate Tunnel Project have commenced, with the start of construction for the new Dynon Road shared use path and bridges over Moonee Ponds Creek.||October 2019:|
|Site Investigations||May - November 2019||Over the coming months we will be continuing site investigation works within the Port to City precinct.|
Investigation works will include:
|Maribyrnong River||From January 2019||Maribyrnong River bridge works, including:||July 2019 update:|
|Docklands, Footscray, West Melbourne||January - April 2019||Site investigations to identify utility services located in project areas and better understand ground and road conditions, including:|
Works completed both during the day and at night, with traffic in place to manage changed conditions.
|Footscray Road, West Melbourne||19 August 2018 – February 2019||First stage of construction on Footscray Road to build the new elevated road that will connect the West Gate Freeway to the CBD and CityLink. This will include:||PDF (280KB)|
|Port to City precinct||2018 – 2022||Introduction to upcoming construction in the Port to City precinct, including:||PDF (363KB)|
|Footscray Road||July and August 2018||Ongoing investigation works, including:|
|Wurundjeri Way||Ongoing until September 2018||Site investigations, including:||PDF (821KB)|
|Dynon Road, CityLink and Moonee Ponds Creek||Ongoing until September 2018||Site investigations, including:||PDF (628KB)|
|Footscray Road, Footscray and Docklands||Late April – July 2018||Investigation works between the Maribyrnong River and Docklands, establishing a construction site at the old Melbourne Market site, and traffic changes.||PDF (598KB)|
We want to keep you informed and work together to make things easier during construction.
If you have any questions about the notifications above, do not hesitate to contact us on 1800 105 105.