November - February METRONET works

Published on 08 November 2022

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Residents near the rail corridor may have noticed the beginning of preparations for site works recently around station platforms, level crossings and bus interchange locations.

Over the coming months, METRONET site preparation works will entail installation of temporary fencing, collection of soil and pavement samples to better understand the ground composition, various earthworks, drilling underneath the railway and the construction of hardstand in preparation for machinery to operate on. 

Full details about the upcoming site preparation works are as follows.

Day works: between November 2022 and February 2023, 7am - 7pm, Monday to Friday.

Night works: Friday 9 December to Monday 12 December 2022, 7pm - 7am.

Locations:

  • Corner of Oats and Banks Streets
  • Between Oats Street and Welshpool Road
  • Carlisle Station
  • Rutland Ave intersection, north of Mint Street
  • Rutland Ave, Cohn Street, Bank Street, Milford Street and Wakefield Street intersections
  • Rutland Ave near Welshpool Road intersection

Temporary road closures: 5-16 December 2022.

  • Rutland Ave between Mint Street and Wakefield Street
  • Bank Street between Mint Street and Dane Street
  • Rutland Ave between Cohn Street and Briggs Street
  • Bank Street between Oats Street and Milford Street
  • Rutland Ave between Welshpool Road and Briggs Street

What to expect

  • Every effort to minimise disruption
  • Possible increased noise, vibrations and dust
  • Removal of some trees and tree pruning (trees removed will be replaced, transferred or repurposed in line with METRONET's tree retention strategy)
  • Access restrictions to some residential driveways and businesses. Directly impacted properties will be contacted prior to starting work.
  • Traffic detours during road and path closures

Who to contact

METORNET project contacts are available on:

  • 9326 3666 during business hours, or
  • 0475 228 618 after hours

For more information, see METRONET's latest works notification document here(PDF, 817KB) or head over to METRONET's project webpage here.