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We're removing 10 more level crossings by 2025, bringing the total to 85 level crossings gone for good.

Works notice – Hallam Road level crossing removal January works

16 Dec 2021

We’re removing the dangerous and congested level crossing at Hallam Road, Hallam, and building a brand-new Hallam Station.

This is an overview of construction activities, station changes and changed traffic conditions around Hallam Station throughout January 2022.

Works are continuing safely on the Hallam Road level crossing removal with COVIDSafe plans in place to help protect workers and the community.

Strict processes are in place to check and record the vaccination status of workers entering construction sites.

For more information about coronavirus COVID-19, please visit coronavirus.vic.gov.au.

Upcoming construction works and related disruptions

Works and Disruptions

Details

Hallam Station carpark changes

The north-west section of the Hallam Station car park will remain closed until late-January 2022.

From Thursday 13 January until late January 2022 limited parking (including accessible parking bays) will be available in the northern carpark, accessed via Hallam Road. During this time the kiss and ride facilities will be temporarily closed.

Additional commuter parking is available to the east of Hallam Road (behind the businesses at 84 Hallam Road). Please follow the signs and allow additional time when planning your journey.

24/7 works around Hallam Station and in the rail corridor

From Thursday 13 January 2022 to Wednesday 26 January 2022, crews will work throughout the day and night in the rail corridor and around Hallam Station.

Hallam Station will be closed during this time with buses replacing trains.

Hallam Road closed for night works

Hallam Road will be closed at the level crossing from 9pm, Friday 14 January 2022 until 5am, Monday 17 January 2022 while crews undertake works.

There will be no through access at the level crossing. Detours will be in place via Pound Road, South Gippsland Freeway and Princes Highway. See the map below for detour routes.

Rail passenger disruptions

Buses will replace Cranbourne and Pakenham trains between Westall and Cranbourne/Pakenham stations from 8.30pm, Tuesday 11 January to last service Thursday 3 February 2022.

While Hallam Road is closed at the level crossing from 9pm, Friday 14 January 2022 until 5am, Monday 17 January 2022, the train replacement bus stops will be relocated to Keppel Drive/Hallam South Road. See the map below for more information.

Please allow extra time when planning your journey during these times.

For more information on rail disruptions, please see the signage at Hallam Station, or visit ptv.vic.gov.au

Please note the dates and times for above works are subject to change due to adverse weather and unforeseen program changes.

For more information on upcoming disruptions, please visit our disruptions page


What we're doing

Throughout January our construction crews will:

  • Continue works on the new station buildings, platform screens, roof panels and access points
  • Mobilise cranes and other machinery
  • Continue earthworks in the rail corridor to the east and west of Hallam Road
  • Conduct drainage and sewer relocation works
  • Install services to support train and station operations
  • Continue reconstructing the northern carpark
  • Install new structures to support overhead lines in the rail corridor, and install new steelwork in the viaduct
  • Undertake works on the rail line.

What to expect

  • Construction noise from machinery including excavators, cranes, rollers, non-destructive digging machinery, trucks and light towers. Nearby residents and businesses may notice increased noise and vibration during the 24/7 works between Thursday 13 January and Wednesday 26 January 2022.
  • Except for weekend and night works noted above, works will occur during standard construction hours (7am – 6pm Monday to Friday and 7am – 1pm Saturday). Occasionally crews may work until 6pm on Saturdays
  • An increased number of delivery and construction vehicles accessing the site compound and the rail corridor via access points on Hallam Road, Rimfire Drive, Centre Road, O’Grady Road, as well as Star Crescent
  • Traffic management on Hallam Road and pedestrian traffic management to safely guide pedestrians around the works areas. Please follow the directions from traffic management staff
  • Intermittent lane closures (including full road closures on occasion) and reduced speed to 40km/h on Hallam Road for the project duration. It is advised to expect delays when planning your journey.

Keeping in touch

If you have any questions or concerns about these works or the Hallam Road level crossing removal project, please contact the Level Crossing Removal Project on 1800 105 105 or send us an email via contact@levelcrossings.vic.gov.au

Hallam Road closed at level crossing. Detour via Pound Round, South Gippsland Highway, Princes Highway, Cranbourne Road and Shrives Road. Replacement bus stops closed and relocated to Keppel Drive/Hallam South Road.

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