Dutton Park station construction update - September 2022

During August 2022, demolition and removal of the buildings at 15 and 16 Cope Street was completed. In September, earthworks, trenching and installation of drainage will continue at the end of Cope Street.

 

Details of Work

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

  • Continue earthworks, trenching, installation of drainage within 15 and 16 Cope Street
  • Early works for the construction of a site access gate off Annerley Road into 15 Cope Street including survey and location of underground services
  • Installation of erosion and sediment controls in cleared areas
  • Installation of footings and steel for overhead electrical masts within the rail corridor
  • 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, as outlined below.

Within the rail corridor between Dutton Park station and Ensign Avenue, Fairfield, and intermittently between between 6:00pm and 6:00am throughout September 2022, the following works will occur:

  • Installation of footings and steel for overhead electrical masts
  • Overhead electrical line modifications and electrical bonding works
  • Concrete pump and truck deliveries
  • Track and station platform inspections.

 

Work area and rail corridor access points

Map showing works area within the rail corridor between Dutton Park and Fairfield stations. Access into the corridor will be via Mildmay Street, Ensign Avenue, Sampson Street, Fenton Street and Cope Street.

 

What to expect

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

  • Increased noise, vibration and dust associated with the use of heavy machinery and equipment.
  • Removal of materials from site via Cope Street, Annerley
  • Intermittent access into the rail corridor during September via Cope Street, Fenton Street, Noble Street, Sampson Street, Mildmay Street and Ensign Avenue.
  • 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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Dutton Park station construction update - October 2022

During September 2022, earthworks and installation of drainage continued near Cope Street and Fenton Street. In October, UNITY Alliance will be undertaking work within the rail corridor between Dutton Park and Fairfield stations including track work, installation of footings and steel for overhead electrical masts and noise barrier alterations (demolition and construction).

Some activities will be continuous day and night shift from Saturday 1 to Monday 10 October 2022 during a planned track possession, weather permitting.
 

Details of works

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

  • Widening works beneath the Annerley Road overpass, including service identification
  • Construction of an undertrack crossing north of Annerley Road overpass between Kent Street and Railway Parade
  • Construction of replacement noise barriers between Cope and Sampson Streets, including piling
  • Installation of a new boundary fence at 15 Cope Street
  • Construction of a site access off Annerley Road into 15 Cope Street, pending approval from utility providers
  • 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.

In the rail corridor between Dutton Park and Fairfield stations and continuously (day and night) between 2:00am Saturday 1 and 2:00 Monday 10 October 2022, the following works will occur:

  • Demolition of existing noise barriers at Fenton Street and between Cope and Sampson Streets
  • Construction of permanent noise barriers at Fenton Street and between Cope and Sampson Streets
  • Excavation and piling for a new retaining wall adjacent to 15 Cope Street
  • Retaining wall construction underneath the Wilkins Street pedestrian bridge
  • Installation of footings and steel for overhead electrical masts
  • Concrete pump and truck deliveries.

 

Work area, rail corridor access points and local traffic changes (1-10 October 2022)

Dutton Park October November works area map

 

What to expect

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

  • Saturday 1 to Monday 10 October 2022, temporary road closures on Tamar Street and Ensign Avenue. Access will be maintained for properties located within the road closure extents. Other motorists will need to seek an alternative route. Some delays may be experienced
  • Saturday 1 to Monday 10 October 2022, temporary single lane closures on Fenton Street, Mildmay Street and Denham Street. Access will be maintained under the direction of traffic control
  • Increased noise, vibration and dust associated with the use of heavy machinery and equipment
  • Access into the rail corridor intermittently during October via 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, mobile cranes, small power tools, minor vibrating equipment and mobile lighting towers to light work areas at night.

If you want to know more, all of this information is available in PDF form: