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Works reminder – Churchill Street

Works notices

Between 7am and 6pm on Wednesday 8 June there will be a temporary road closure on Churchill Street, adjacent to Mont Albert Station to set up a crane and lift large concrete pits into site.

Works notice – Beresford Street

Works notices

From Tuesday 24 May, works will begin on Beresford Street between Gordon Street and Mont Albert Road to enable large vehicles and equipment to access, and be positioned, on site.

Works notice – Lorne Parade service relocation

Works notices

For approximately 3 weeks from 7am Monday 16 May, crews will also be working on Lorne Parade adjacent to the rail corridor to set up additional traffic barriers.

Works notice – Mont Albert Road service relocation update

Works notices

As part of work to relocate existing utility services, construction activities on the existing watermain on Lorne Parade and Mont Albert Road are continuing, with the majority now completed.

Works reminder – Surrey Park site establishment

Works notices

As part of the project, we will continue to establish site facilities in the north-west oval (next to the baseball diamond) at Surrey Park.

Works notice – Stirling Crescent services relocation

Works notices

Throughout 2022, work will continue to relocate the combined service route (CSR), existing drainage and sewer services along Stirling Crescent to make way for the new rail trench.

Works notice – Beresford Street power pole relocations

Works notices

To make way for the rail trench, we’ll need to relocate electricity poles from the rail side of Beresford Street to the residential side of the street between Mont Albert Road and Earl Close.

Works alert – Union Road stormwater drainage and watermain upgrades

Works notices

This works alert highlights works to relocate and upgrade underground utility services in the area and what to expect.

Works reminder – Churchill Street, Mont Albert update

Works notices

This works alert provides an update regarding continuing works on Churchill Street, Mont Albert.

Works notice – Sunbury Crescent, Robinson, Croydon and Kingston roads sewer and stormwater upgrades

Works notices

In May, teams will commence work on Robinson Road, Croydon Road and Kingston Road to connect the new sewer into the existing infrastructure.

Works notice – Surrey Hills and Mont Albert major works in May

Works notices

Major construction works to relocate existing utility services will continue throughout 2022. Learn more about works this May.

Works notice – Lorne Parade service relocation update

Works notices

With major construction underway, relocation of utility services is ongoing, which is required before we start excavating the rail trench in 2023.

Works notice – Mont Albert Road watermain relocation works

Works notices

As part of work to relocate existing utility services, activities on the existing watermain on Lorne Parade and Mont Albert Road are continuing, with the majority now completed.

Works notice – Stirling Crescent services relocation

Works notices

Throughout 2022, work will continue to relocate power, signalling and communications cables, existing drainage and sewer services along Stirling Crescent, , Sunbury Crescent and Union Road.

Works notice – Beresford Street and Montrose Street

Works notices

Sewer works on Beresford Street between Wilson Street and Gordon Street are on schedule and will soon be completed.

Works reminder – Surrey Park, Surrey Hills site establishment works

Works notices

Site investigations at Surrey Park have commenced and our crews will continue to undertake multiple construction activities to establish the site.

Works notice – Churchill Street update

Works notices

From Monday 11 April until Friday 22 April (excluding the Easter long weekend), works to relocate existing combined service route (CSR) cabling will continue on Churchill Street.

Works notice – major works in April for Union Road, Surrey Hills and Mont Albert, Road Mont Albert

Works notices

We recently completed a 9 day construction blitz with works taking place 24/7 and buses replacing trains.

Works notice – Lorne Parade water service relocation update

Works notices

As part of work to relocate utility services, works to relocate the existing watermain on Lorne Parade are continuing

Works notice – Stirling Crescent service relocation

Works notices

Throughout 2022, work will continue to relocate combined service route (CSR) and electrical services along Stirling Crescent, Sunbury Crescent and Union Road to make way for the new rail trench.

Works notice – Mont Albert Road watermain relocation works

Works notices

From Monday 11 April until Thursday 14 April, crews will continue to undertake excavation and trenching works on both Lorne Parade and Mont Albert Road.

Works notice – Churchill Street, Mont Albert

Works notices

This works notice provides an update regarding works on Churchill Street, week commencing Monday 28 March.

Works notice – Surrey Hills station southern car park and Windsor Crescent

Works notices

To facilitate major works, from 7am Monday 21 March, crews will commence installing foundations for equipment and widening vehicle access from Windsor Crescent and into Surrey Hills car park.

Works notice – works in Stirling Crescent, Sunbury Crescent and Union Road

Works notices

Throughout 2022, crews will relocate services along Stirling Crescent, Sunbury Crescent and Union Road to make way for the new rail trench.

Works notice – Surrey Park site establishment update

Works notices

To facilitate major works, we need to set up site storage facilities in the north-west oval (next to the baseball diamond) at Surrey Park

Works notice – Hamilton Street car park

Works notices

The car park at Hamilton Street is a key site for the project given its location adjacent to the rail corridor, and is required to facilitate critical works.

Works notice – Mont Albert Road service relocation update

Works notices

United Energy and their contractors have commenced power relocation works on Mont Albert Road, Beresford Street and Gordon Street. Works will be taking place over the next two weeks.

Works notice – Mont Albert and Surrey Hills major works in March

Works notices

Works on the Union Road, Surrey Hills and Mont Albert Road, Mont Albert level crossing removal are being carried out with COVIDSafe Plans in place to help protect workers and the community.

Works alert – Churchill Street, Mont Albert

Works notices

This works alert provides an update regarding works on Churchill Street, week commencing Tuesday 15 March.

Works notice – Beresford Street vegetation removal

Works notices

Vegetation on Beresford Street (between Mont Albert Road and High Street) will be removed in March.

Works notice – Mont Albert Road service relocation

Works notices

From Monday 7 March, United Energy and their contractors will commence power relocation works on Mont Albert Road and Beresford Street.

Works notice – Surrey Park site establishment March 2022

Works notices

To facilitate major works, we need to set up site storage facilities in the north-west oval (next to the baseball diamond) at Surrey Park.

Works notice – Beresford Street vegetation removal March 2022

Works notices

Vegetation on Beresford Street (between Montrose Street and Mont Albert Road) will be removed in March.

Works notice – Churchill Street, Mont Albert

Works notices

From Monday 28 February until Saturday 5 March works to relocate existing combined service route cabling will continue.

Works alert – Lorne Parade, Mont Albert service relocation

Works notices

As part of work to relocate existing utility services, a construction site will be set up along Lorne Parade to start work on relocating the existing watermain.

Works notice – Stirling Crescent electricity works

Works notices

In preparation for upcoming services relocation, site investigation work to locate existing power cables along Stirling Crescent will commence on Monday 28 February

Works notice – Sunbury Crescent sewer upgrades March 2022

Works notices

Sewer works commencing soon in Sunbury Crescent

Works alert – Churchill Street, Mont Albert update

Works notices

From Monday 21 February until Saturday 26 February works to relocate existing combined service route (CSR) cabling will continue. Crews will start to undertake excavation, trenching and boring works.

Works notice – Mont Albert Road service proving

Works notices

From Tuesday 22 until Thursday 24 February, work will take place to locate and inspect existing underground gas services on the corners of Mont Albert Road and Lorne Parade, and Mont Albert Road.

Works notice – Union Road and Mont Albert Road 24/7 works in March and April 2022

Works notices

We will work around the clock from 9pm Friday 25 March to 6am Monday 4 April 2022 to complete works in and near the rail corridor, and around Surrey Hills and Mont Albert Stations.

Works notice – major works at Union Road and Mont Albert Road in February 2022

Works notices

Major construction works, including works to relocate existing utility services away from the future rail trench, have now commenced and will continue throughout 2022.

Works notice – Surrey Hills Station car park

Works notices

The southern car park at Surrey Hills Station (off Windsor Crescent) is now closed to allow to crews to safely undertake works.

Works notice – Preparing for major works in Churchill Street

Works notices

Works will take place on Creswick Lane and Churchill Street between Tuesday 8 February and Saturday 12 February.

Works notice – Lorne Parade existing utility services relocation

Works notices

Works to relocate existing utility services under the rail line will be commencing in early February 2022.

Works notice – Sunbury Crescent temporary closure

Works notices

Vegetation along the rail corridor on the southern side of Sunbury Crescent will be removed in February.

Works notice – Churchill Street, Mont Albert February works

Works notices

A construction site will be set up along the rail corridor in Churchill Street to start work on relocating the Combined Services Route (CSR).

Works notice – Beresford Street, Mont Albert

Works notices

Works to relocate the sewer have now commenced with the construction site established at the intersection of Beresford, Montrose and Wilson streets.

Works notice – log removal in Lorne Parade

Works notices

From Tuesday 1 February, we will commence work to remove logs currently located on Lorne Parade, adjacent to the rail corridor.

Works notice – log and stump removal in Churchill Street

Works notices

Works on the Union Road, Surrey Hills and Mont Albert Road, Mont Albert level crossing removal are being carried out with COVIDSafe Plans in place to help protect workers and the community.

Union Road, Surrey Hills and Mont Albert Road, Mont Albert community update – January 2022

Community updates

This is the Union Road, Surrey Hills and Mont Albert Road, Mont Albert community update January 2022.

Works notice – Union Road night works

Works notices

The Union Road level crossing will be closed each night between 8pm and 6am from Monday 31 January until Friday 4 February 2022.

Works notice – Beresford, Montrose and Wilson Street intersection

Works notices

Works on the Union Road, Surrey Hills and Mont Albert Road, Mont Albert level crossing removal are being carried out with COVIDSafe Plans in place to help protect workers and the community.

Works notice – Union Road and Mont Albert Road utility service upgrades reminder

Works notices

Works on the Union Road, Surrey Hills and Mont Albert Road, Mont Albert level crossing removal are being carried out with COVIDSafe Plans in place to help protect workers and the community.

Works notice – Union Road, Surrey Hills and Mont Albert Road, Mont Albert major works commencing

Works notices

We'll take a short break over the holiday period with no works on site from Wednesday 22 December 2021 until Monday 10 January 2022.

Works notice – Churchill Street trees

Works notices

We know how important trees are to the local community and we’re working hard to minimise tree removal across the project, including in Churchill Street.

Works notice – Mont Albert and Surrey Hills utility service relocations

Works notices

Works to relocate existing utility services to make way for the new rail trench have commenced and will be ongoing for the majority of 2022.

Union Road and Mont Albert Road Level Crossing Removal Project Area Designation

Other

On Wednesday 21 July 2021, the Minister for Planning designated the project area under section 95 of the Major Transport Projects Facilitation Act 2009 (MTPF Act).

Union Road, Surrey Hills and Mont Albert Road, Mont Albert community update – September 2021

Community updates

A contract has been awarded and work to remove the level crossings in Mont Albert and Surrey Hills and build the new station can now get underway.

Union Road and Mont Albert Road – Community Reference Group

Other

Executive summaries from the Union Road, Surrey Hills and Mont Albert Road, Mont Albert Community Reference Group (CRG) meetings are available here.

Union Road, Surrey Hills and Mont Albert Road, Mont Albert – Lorne Parade Reserve

Fact sheets and brochures

We’ve designed the station precinct to maximise the surrounding open space and modernise Lorne Parade Reserve.

Union Road, Surrey Hills and Mont Albert Road, Mont Albert – Managing the environment

Fact sheets and brochures

We carefully consider sustainability and our impact on the environment during the design and construction of our projects.

Union Road, Surrey Hills and Mont Albert Road, Mont Albert – Trees and vegetation

Fact sheets and brochures

We understand trees are a key feature of this area and highly valued by the community.

Union Road, Surrey Hills and Mont Albert Road, Mont Albert – Early works starting

Fact sheets and brochures

Early works for the project will start soon with major construction scheduled to start in 2022.

Union Road and Mont Albert Road – design feedback survey

Other

We'd like to hear your views on the proposed arrangement of Lorne Parade Reserve, the new play space, locations for public artwork, and more.

Union Road, Surrey Hills and Mont Albert Road, Mont Albert – Updated station designs, June 2021

Fact sheets and brochures

The new station architecture is open, light and inviting, and complements the local area. The new station precinct connects with and celebrates Lorne Parade Reserve as a modern green space.

Union Road, Surrey Hills and Mont Albert Road, Mont Albert consultation report

Reports

Between December 2020 and February 2021, we asked the community to share their ideas and feedback various aspects of the project’s concept design for the new station and surrounding precinct.

Union Road, Surrey Hills and Mont Albert Road, Mont Albert – community update, June 2021

Community updates

We’ve released updated designs for the new station and station precinct, incorporating extensive community feedback and further detailed technical work.

Union Road, Surrey Hills and Mont Albert Road, Mont Albert community update – May 2021

Community updates

Earlier this year we asked the Surrey Hills and Mont Albert community for feedback on our project design. We received 5000 separate pieces of feedback from around 1500 people.

Works notice – Lorne Parade Reserve, Mont Albert

Works notices

This Lorne Parade Reserve update includes information on the relocation of trees, bluestone curbing, what to expect and how this may affect you as we progress with upcoming works.

Union Road, Surrey Hills and Mont Albert Road, Mont Albert – selecting the best design

Fact sheets and brochures

The new premium station delivers greater benefits and will mean more frequent services for passengers currently using Surrey Hills and Mont Albert stations.

Surrey Hills and Mont Albert community update – December 2020

Community updates

The Victorian Government has fast-tracked the removal of the Union Road and Mont Albert Road level crossings, with major construction starting in 2022 and boom gates gone in 2023.

Union Road and Mont Albert Road community update: July 2019

Community updates

The dangerous and congested level crossings at Union Road and Mont Albert Road are being removed and will be gone for good by 2025.

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