Dutton Park station Construction update - May 2022

UNITY Alliance would like to thank you for your continued patience over the Easter extended track possession while the project team undertook a significant amount of work within the rail corridor between Yeronga and Dutton Park stations..

 

During May works will continue in the rail corridor to installation overhead electrical mast foundations between Dutton Park station and Ensign Avenue, Fairfield. Site preparation works for the demolition and removal of the buildings at 15 and 16 Cope Street.

Details of Work

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

  • Service investigations and site inspections
  • Commence preparation works for the demolition and removal of buildings at 15 and 16 Cope Street including disconnection of services, soft strip of buildings and removal of vegetation within the property boundaries
  • Permanent rail corridor maintenance access works and noise barrier alterations at Fenton Street, Fairfield.

 

Out of hours work

The following activities will occur outside the project’s normal working hours but are timed to take place within planned a track closure, as outlined below.

Within the rail corridor between Dutton Park station and Ensign Avenue, Fairfield, and between 10:00pm Wednesday 18 and 4:00am Thursday 19 May 2022, the following works will occur:

  • Installation of footings for overhead electrical masts
  • Overhead electrical line modifications and electrical bonding works
  • Track and station platform inspections.

Between 10:00pm Wednesday 18 and 4:00am Thursday 19 May 2022, there will be intermittent access into the rail corridor via Cope Street, Fenton Street, Noble Street, Sampson Street, Mildmay Street and Ensign Avenue. The works will include:

  • Installation of footings for overhead electrical masts
  • Overhead electrical line modifications and electrical bonding works
  • Track and station platform inspections.

 

Work area and rail corridor access points

Work area of Dutton Park station.

 

What to expect

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

  • Increased noise, vibration and dust associated with the use of heavy machinery and equipment
  • Trucks and machinery including concrete trucks and pumps, frontend loaders, excavators with rock breakers, vacuum trucks, mobile cranes, small power tools, minor vibrating equipment and mobile lighting towers to light work areas at night when required
  • Changes around your local area such as construction vehicles, traffic management signs and personnel.

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