Roma Street station construction update - May and June 2022

During April, the Roma Street site team achieved multiple major milestones.

The first of the permanent concrete walls for the station building have been poured and excavation of the underground cavern and passenger access tunnels is complete with the final controlled blast completed in early April.

 

Over the coming months, the team will continue to build the permanent external and internal walls of the future station entry building. You may notice an increase in concrete trucks and material deliveries as we shift into this next phase of construction.

Construction of the services building will also continue with the installation of steel and precast concrete segments, and large concrete pours.
 

Installing steel to build the cavern permanent lining
 

Utility service work

Installation of utility services within the Roma Street station site will begin in mid-2022. These works are expected to take up to three months to complete and will be undertaken both during the day and at night. Additional information will be provided to residents and businesses in close proximity to the worksite before work starts.
 

Station building site

Opposite Makerston Street

The below works will be conducted during standard construction hours which are 6:30am to 6:30pm, Monday to Saturday.

Some activities will be completed out of normal construction hours, 6.30pm to 6.30am, due to traffic permits, safety requirements and construction methodology. Nearby residents will be notified in advance via letterbox drop or a poster in the apartment building mail room.

Constructing the new building

The below works are ongoing:

  • Delivering equipment and materials to the worksite.
  • Installing drainage and formwork.
  • Cutting and fixing reinforcing steel.
  • Large concrete pours to construct the building floors and walls.

 

Roma Street station

Busway Platform 2

The below works will be conducted during standard construction hours which are 6:30am to 6:30pm, Monday to Saturday.

Some activities will be completed out of normal construction hours, 6.30pm to 6.30am, due to traffic permits, safety requirements and construction methodology. Nearby residents will be notified in advance via letterbox drop or a poster in the apartment building mail room.

Platform 2 construction activities

The below works will occur until late 2022:

  • Modifying and reinstating existing platform columns.
  • Installing steel and concreting to construct the platform canopy.
  • Installing lighting, CCTV and other services.

 

Services building site

Opposite Garrick Street

The below works will be conducted during standard construction hours which are 6:30am to 6:30pm, Monday to Saturday.

Some activities will be completed out of normal construction hours, 6.30pm to 6.30am, due to traffic permits, safety requirements and construction methodology. Nearby residents will be notified in advance via letterbox drop or a poster in the apartment building mail room.

Constructing the new building

The following works will be ongoing:

  • Delivering equipment and materials to the worksite.
  • Use of cranes to install pre-cast concrete panels.
  • Cutting and fixing reinforcing steel.
  • Installing steel and pouring concrete.

 

Underground cavern and tunnelling

Acoustic shed, corner of Roma Street and Parkland Boulevard

The tunnelling and tunnelling support activities are undertaken 24 hours a day within the acoustic shed.

Cavern construction

The following works will be ongoing:

  • Installing the waterproof membrane.
  • Constructing the permanent lining of the underground station cavern.
  • Installing steel and pouring concrete to build the cavern concrete floor slab.
  • Transporting equipment and materials within the worksite.

 

Local streets

Roma Street between Countess Street and Parkland Boulevard

Some of the below activities will be completed out of normal construction hours due to traffic permits, safety requirements and construction methodology. Nearby residents will be notified in advance via letterbox drop or a poster in the apartment building mail room.

Services inspection

The following works will be ongoing:

  • Groundwater monitoring.
  • Investigating and installing underground services.

 

What to expect

  • Construction activity with potential for an increase in noise, dust, vibration, truck movements and workers.
  • Construction impact mitigation activities such as street sweepers, dust suppression and hoarding installation.
  • Regular concrete pours scheduled to start early in the morning.
  • Temporary traffic and pedestrian changes on Roma Street and surrounding streets.
  • Work is subject to relevant approvals and suitable weather conditions.

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