Heavy lifting at Hoppers as whole bridge lifted in
In one of the heaviest lifts ever achieved by the level crossing removal program, an entire 250 tonne bridge frame has been lifted into place at Hoppers Crossing Station.
'Superload' delivered to site at Old Geelong Road
Three huge concrete bridge components have made an epic 300-kilometre truck journey as part of a ‘superload’ operation from Gippsland through to a level crossing removal site in Melbourne’s west.
In a nod to history, the Hoppers take a tour
The descendants of a pioneering railway family have been taken on a special behind-the-scenes tour at Hoppers Crossing, more than 100 years after their ancestors looked after the railway gates.
Werribee parking boost
Work is now underway on 130 marked parking spaces for Werribee commuters, relieving parking pressures and making use of construction crews already working in the area on level crossing removals.
Major construction kicks off at Old Geelong Road
Major construction has kicked off at Old Geelong Road in Hoppers Crossing, with crews lifting huge retaining wall panels into place, the first steps in building the new road bridge.
Werribee line replacement buses to continue
Buses will continue to replace trains on the Werribee line for a further two weeks following a signalling fault that occurred Friday 4 December in Werribee.
Werribee Street to go early as works heat up on the Werribee line
Works are heating up on the Werribee line this summer and the Werribee Street level crossing will be gone for good months ahead of schedule.
Summer construction blitz gets underway
Victorians are encouraged to plan ahead and allow extra travel time this summer, with work on major infrastructure projects, including 20 level crossings sites, forging ahead.
Five stream recycling a national first
Sunday 15 November is National Recycling Day and to celebrate we're looking at some of the initiatives across our project sites.
Hoppers Crossing Station car park closure
Construction work at Old Geelong Road will ramp up in November and you may notice an increase in construction activities, work vehicles and workers in the area and in the rail corridor.
Early works recommence at Old Geelong Road
Works to remove the dangerous and congested level crossing at Old Geelong Road have recommenced, with strict health and safety protocols in place.
Early construction at Old Geelong Road temporarily paused during Stage 4 restrictions
In line with the Victorian Government's announcement on Monday 3 August 2020 regarding Stage 4 restrictions for construction, works on Old Geelong Road have been temporarily paused.
Setting up site offices at Old Geelong Road
Work will begin this month to set up site offices and prepare the area around the Old Geelong Road, Hoppers Crossing level crossing ahead of works to construct a road bridge and pedestrian overpass.
Designs confirmed for Werribee Street and Old Geelong Road
Designs to remove level crossings at Old Geelong Road in Hoppers Crossing and Werribee Street in Werribee have been confirmed.
Community consultation increases connectivity
The level crossing removal team has received feedback from residents and commuters on the preferred and other feasible designs to remove the level crossings at Old Geelong Road in Hoppers Crossing and
Three more level crossings to go in Melbourne's west
Werribee CBD and Hoppers Crossing will soon be level crossing free in an infrastructure overhaul that will improve safety, bust congestion and make the suburbs easier to get around.