Dutton Park station construction update - November 2022

UNITY Alliance would like to thank you for your patience during the recent extended rail possession that took place in October. Several key activities were completed during this period including the demolition of existing noise barriers at Fenton Street and between Cope and Sampson Streets and installation of footings and steel for overhead electrical masts.

 

Details of Work

The following activities are scheduled to occur between 6:30am and 6:30pm, Monday to Saturday during November 2022, weather and construction conditions permitting:

  • Service identification and survey beneath the Annerley Road overpass in preparation for future widening works
  • Mobilisation of a piling rig to the southern side of Annerley Road to commence works on station retaining wall structures
  • Construction of and new site access off Annerley Road
  • Construction of a shotcrete retaining wall within the rail corridor underneath the Wilkins Street pedestrian overpass
  • Continue construction of a permanent rail corridor maintenance access and noise barrier alterations at Fenton Street, Fairfield.

 

Out of hours work

The following activities will occur outside the project’s normal working hours, weather and construction conditions permitting.

Within the rail corridor between Dutton Park and Fairfield stations, and intermittently between between 2:00am Saturday 5 to 3:00am Monday 7 November 2022 and intermittently between 12:00am Saturday 26 to 3:00am Monday 28 November 2022, the following works will occur:

  • Installation of footings and steel for overhead electrical masts
  • Concrete pump and truck deliveries
  • Retaining wall construction near Annerley Road and underneath the Wilkins Street pedestrian bridge
  • Earthworks and drainage installation
  • Track work and maintenance.

 

Work area and rail corridor access points November 2022

Map of Dutton Park November works area.

 

What to expect

During these works you will notice some intermittent disruptions such as:

  • During construction of the Annerley Road site access, a single lane closure will be required on the northbound lanes of Annerley Road. During this time traffic management will be in place to direct motorists and pedestrians around the work area.
  • Increased noise, vibration and dust associated with the use of heavy machinery and equipment
  • Access into the rail corridor intermittently during November via Annerley Road, Cope Street, Fenton Street, Noble Street, Kent Street, Sampson Street, Mildmay Street and Ensign Avenue. Access will be maintained under the direction of traffic control
  • Trucks and machinery including concrete trucks and pumps, frontend loaders, excavators with rock breakers, vacuum trucks, piling rig, mobile cranes, small power tools, minor vibrating equipment and mobile lighting towers to light work areas at night.
  • Changes around your local area such as construction vehicles, traffic management signs and personnel.

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