After the excitement of the first car using the underpass back in April, work has continued on multiple fronts.
This Rail Safety Week (August 9-15) rail operators around Australia and New Zealand are coming together to urge people to prioritise their safety around trains.
Retired Kelmscott Senior High School teacher, Ian McAllister has watched the Denny Avenue Level Crossing Removal project come to life with great interest since the start of works in September last year.
Downer, the contractor for Denny Avenue Level Crossing Removal project, has smashed through their proactive waste recovery targets and is driving best practice for waste management.
The complexity of the works happening for the Denny Avenue Level Crossing removal in Kelmscott, coupled with potential forecast heavy rains over the weekend, means extra time is needed.
Closing the Denny Avenue level crossing is a major milestone, but it’s still a long road ahead for the project as roadworks and Kelmscott revitalisation works continue until late-2021.
At last, the most dangerous level crossing in WA is finally going. The first level crossing to be removed for METRONET will be replaced shortly afterwards by a new underpass at Davis Road.
From April 1, vehicles, pedestrians and cyclists will no longer be able to use the Denny Avenue level crossing.
While the project is called the Denny Avenue Level Crossing Removal Project, the team is delivering far more than just that.
In what was a challenging year on many fronts, it was full steam ahead on METRONET projects.
To build vital infrastructure for METRONET projects major disruptions on the Armadale and Fremantle Lines are planned for early 2021.
With the Denny Avenue Level Crossing Removal project works well under way, the METRONET team would like to invite local Kelmscott businesses to attend a project progress and update session.
Local Aboriginal businesses have benefited from contracts on the Denny Avenue Level Crossing Removal project, with early works for the project underway.
Building For Tomorrow – an information campaign and supporting website – kicked off this week to give travellers information and updates on the major road, rail, cycling and marina projects in planning, underway or fast-tracked across WA.
With the Denny Avenue Level Crossing Removal project works due to start shorlty, the METRONET team has planned an information session for local businesses to explain in detail project progress and timelines, and notably what it might mean for your business.
Waiting at a level crossing will soon be a thing of the past for Kelmscott residents as removing the notorious Denny Avenue level crossing moves another step closer.