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Seaford community update - August 2018

Community Updates

The Victorian Government is removing 13 dangerous level crossings on the Frankston line, and building a new train storage facility to improve safety, reduce congestion and run more...

Seaford Road, Seaford community update - July 2018

Community Updates

June has been a busy month along the Frankston line, with construction taking place on the Seaford Road and the Skye/Overton Road level crossings and works starting on the new Frankston train station.

Frankston line community update – June 2018

Community Updates

Over the course of May and June a construction blitz is underway to rebuild the new Frankston Station and remove the level crossing at Skye/Overton Road in Frankston.

Seaford Road, Seaford - Community update: June 2018

Community Updates

A construction blitz has been underway in the local area with works occurring on the Seaford Road level crossing removal.

Seaford Community Update - May 2018

Community Updates

We have been busy during April starting on the temporary rail line, relocating underground utilities and installing fencing.

Seaford Road, Seaford fact sheet: Trees and vegetation

Fact sheets and Brochures

Our hybrid design with landscaped embankments at Seaford provides the opportunity to plant new trees and vegetation.

Seaford Community Update - April 2018

Community Updates

Works are well underway in preparation for the removal of the Seaford Road level crossing.

Frankston Factsheet: Traffic improvements

Fact sheets and Brochures

From Carrum to Seaford we're getting rid of four dangerous level crossings, fixing local road networks and upgrading dangerous intersections.

Seaford Community Update - March 2018

Community Updates

Over the past weeks, site investigation works have taken place to identify the location of underground services and assess ground conditions to prepare for construction.

Seaford Road Project Area Designation

Other

On 28 February 2018, the Minister for Planning designated the project area under section 95 of the Major Transport Projects Facilitation Act 2009.

Frankston Line Community Update – December 2017

Community Updates

Across the Frankston line, work to remove level crossings is well underway. Three are already gone and Skye/Overton Road in Frankston is under construction, to be completed in 2018.

Seaford Community Update – December 2017

Community Updates

Construction to remove the Seaford Road, Seaford level crossing will begin in early 2018. The level crossing will be removed by 2018 and the project will be completed in 2019.

Seaford Community Reference Group

Other

We’ve formed a reference group (CRG) of residents and representatives from local community groups to help shape the revitalisation of Seaford.

Seaford Road Revitalisation Community and Stakeholder Feedback Guide

Other

This document has been created to further inform the design and landscaping associated with the revitalisation works to improve the area around the Seaford Road level crossing.

Seaford Community Update - July 2017

Community Updates

All systems are go on the Seaford Road level crossing removal project as we look to start construction next year.

Seaford technical report

Reports

LXRA has developed a unique approach for removing the Seaford Road level crossing that lowers the road by up to 1.5 metres and places the rail line on to an embankment to separate road from rail.

Seaford Community Update – February 2017

Community Updates

The Victorian Government has announced that the level crossing at Seaford Road in Seaford will be removed with a new hybrid design and a huge upgrade of local community facilities.

Frankston Factsheet: Land acquisition and compensation

Fact sheets and Brochures

This factsheet provides an overview of the processes that would apply if the Government is required to purchase or acquire privately-owned land as part of the Frankston line level crossing removals.

Frankston Factsheet: Planning and environmental approvals process

Fact sheets and Brochures

We have conducted a range of site investigations and assessments and still have more work to do on the design options that are under consideration to identify all approvals requirements.

Frankston Factsheet: Hydrogeology

Fact sheets and Brochures

Hydrogeology is the area of geology that deals with the distribution and movement of groundwater in the soil.

Frankston Factsheet: Car park survey

Fact sheets and Brochures

We are undertaking car park surveys to investigate the originating suburbs for each car parked in station car parks on the Frankston line.

Frankston Factsheet: Feature survey

Fact sheets and Brochures

A feature survey is essential to any construction or infrastructure project as it accurately maps the existing topography - the natural and man-made features of an area.

Frankston Factsheet: Traffic monitoring and modelling

Fact sheets and Brochures

We undertake traffic monitoring and modelling to understand current traffic issues and to ensure that the project doesn't have an adverse impact on traffic and, ideally, reduces congestion.

Frankston Factsheet: Assessment criteria

Fact sheets and Brochures

Removing level crossings are complex projects with many environmental, community and technical considerations to be understood and balanced as potential designs are considered.

Frankston Factsheet: Flora and fauna investigations

Fact sheets and Brochures

We are committed to minimising the impact on flora and fauna, particularly sensitive species, as we design and construct level crossing removals along the Frankston line.

Frankston Factsheet: Utilities investigation

Fact sheets and Brochures

Utilities investigations look in detail at all of the services located around a level crossing removal site, such as electricity, gas and water.

Frankston Factsheet: How do we assess options

Fact sheets and Brochures

LXRA is committed to a comprehensive design assessment process for each potential design option to ensure we find the best solution for each site.

Frankston Communication and engagement report

Reports

This report captures the outcomes and insights of the initial Frankston line community consultation program, ending in June 2016.

Frankston Factsheet: Hydrology

Fact sheets and Brochures

Preliminary hydrology assessments have been undertaken to determine if there are any fundamental flaws with each design option.

Frankston Factsheet: Cultural heritage

Fact sheets and Brochures

We are continuing to undertake cultural heritage assessments to determine the possible impacts of proposed construction activities on Indigenous and European cultural heritage.

Frankston preliminary options assessment reports

Reports

These reports capture the outcomes and insights of the initial Frankston line community consultation program, ending in June 2016.

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