Out-of-hours works will continue until early-2024 to progress critical areas of the project. Where possible, noisy works will be scheduled during the day. All works will follow approved noise and traffic management plans, and every effort will be made to minimise impacts. For questions about works, please email or call 9326 3666 during standard work hours and 9483 6550 for out-of-hours works.

Bridge beams (19–22 June)

Out-of-hours installation of six concrete bridge beams on King William Street. Works include nightly closures of the King William Street subway.

Water main and retaining walls, Railway Parade (until early-July)

  • Works will be completed in phases to replace century-old water main along Railway Parade, between Lawrence and Coode streets
  • Railway Parade from May Street to Mills Avenue closed until 9 June
  • Railway Parade cul-de-sac closed from 10–23 June. Traffic management will be in place between May Street and Mills Avenue
  • Whatley Crescent from Slade to Cobden streets closed from 8 June to 6 July, with some night works required
  • building retaining walls along Railway Parade, between May and Coode streets
  • heavy machinery and equipment used to excavate, lay pipe and backfill open trenches, including some out-of-hours work.

Road closures and works

Railway Parade closure (until 31 July 2023)

  • Closed between Coode and Drake streets until 31 July 2023
  • closed between Coode Street and Rose Avenue until June 2024 
  • Beechboro Road South between Drake and Clavering streets open to business and local traffic only until 31 July 2023
  • this closure allows works to build the new Beechboro Road link, the bus link road and second half of the new Bayswater Station.

Temporary traffic calming measures on local streets 

  • Speed cushions and chicanes are being installed on local thoroughfare streets in May to help mitigate rat-running and traffic congestion during the closure of Railway Parade
  • local streets include Burnside, Copley, Francis, Drake and Hudson streets, and Skew, Cantlebury and Foyle roads
  • the temporary traffic calming measures will be removed when no longer required. 

New Beechboro Road link (until July-2023)

  • Works have begun on the new road connecting Whatley Crescent and Beechboro Road south, to provide a new north–south connection beneath the rail line
  • the new road is expected to open in July 2023.

Public transport impacts

Bayswater Station closed (until September 2023)

The station is closed while works progress to build the station building. Visit Transperth to plan your journey.

Utility services 

Relocating a section of powerline from north of the rail to Slade Street, crossing under the rail

  • This infrastructure must be removed and relocated to make way for the elevated Morley-Ellenbrook Line connection
  • two new steel transmission poles will be installed next to the rail reserve on Railway Parade and Slade Street
  • works include open trenching and directional drilling to remove redundant infrastructure on Slade Street and within the rail reserve. 

Morley-Ellenbrook Line connection

Works are continuing to build the viaduct connection with piling in progress, to be followed by building columns and installation of headstocks and bridge beams.

In late-2023, concrete works will take place and rail works will occur throughout 2024.

Impacts during the work will include:

  • building a retaining wall in May along Railway Parade with some out-of-hours works
  • out-of-hours works to transport oversized loads which can’t use roads during the day 
  • sections of Railway Parade impacted during beam installation.

Material storage (until June 2024)

  • Sections of Railway Parade, Memorial Drive Reserve, and Halliday Park will be temporarily used to store materials close to the work site to help complete works safely and efficiently
  • stockpiles will be fenced and works will not impact playgrounds, car parks, community garden, main lacrosse pitch, archery area or war memorial
  • once storage of these materials is no longer needed, the reserves and parks will be reinstated.

Shared path detour (ongoing)

A path detour is in place until the new, elevated shared path opens in mid-2023. 

A section of the new elevated shared path between Leake and Hamilton streets will open in June.

Please follow on-road path detour signage and barriers to safely direct pedestrians and cyclists.

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