Construction Yanchep Rail Extension

Notice of upcoming works

Yanchep Rail Extension project works have started along the rail corridor, at station sites and on roads between Butler Station and the future Yanchep Station.

Works are permitted between 7am and 7pm from Monday to Saturday. All works will follow approved noise and traffic management plans, and every effort will be made to minimise impacts.

Limestone Crushing (October 2020 – late 2021)

A mobile limestone crushing and screening plant will be established at the Eglinton Station site adjacent to Pipidinny Road, Eglinton.

The plant will crush up to 200,000 tonnes of limestone excavated from the rail corridor that will be reused for the construction of roads, station carparks and temporary access tracks.

The plant machinery will include an impact crusher, screen and front end loader. Noise and dust management controls will be in place.

Road Changes

Notice of Upcoming Traffic Impacts

Yanchep Rail Extension project works have started between Butler and Yanchep. Traffic management will be in place intermittently on roads that intersect the rail corridor or are near the future station sites. This will include Yanchep Beach Road, Pipidinny Road, Santorini Promenade, Marmion Avenue and local roads. 

Traffic controllers will use stop/slow signs to direct traffic and there will be signage on the road to provide advance warning of works.

Works are permitted between 7am and 7pm Monday to Saturday. All works will follow approved noise and traffic management plans, and every effort will be made to minimise impacts. Please drive carefully.

Temporary road closure - Booderee Road, Yanchep (October 2020 – late 2021)

Booderee Road will be closed at the intersection of Yanchep Beach Road from late October 2020. 
 
This will enable the construction of the temporary Yanchep Beach Road diversion as part of the building the new bridge over the future Yanchep rail line. 
 
Works include installing concrete barriers and detour signage on Yanchep Beach Road, building a new traffic diversion road and shared path next to Yanchep Beach Road and relocating underground services. There will be no access to Booderee Road from the Yanchep Beach Road intersection. Access will be maintained to properties on Avon Road, via Kakadu Road.
 
Nearby residents may notice increased noise and dust in the area from construction vehicles and machinery. Water carts will be in operation to assist in reducing dust. All works will follow approved noise and traffic management plans. 
 
Standard work hours are between Monday to Saturday, 7am-7pm. Some night works will be required. 
 
Shared Path Closure (October 2020 – Early 2021)
 
A 400m shared path will be closed on the southern side of Yanchep Beach Road. A detour will also be in place for the shared path on Yanchep Beach Road from October 2020 to early 2021. 
 

PTA13121 Yanchep Road Closure A4 Mudmap

 

Site Preparation

Site preparation works (mid – late 2020) 

Preparing the site for construction in the rail corridor north of Butler to the future Yanchep station.

Works include:

  • Trapping and relocation of fauna
  • Clearing of vegetation and mulching
  • Removing rubbish, and removal and storage of topsoil
  • Fencing the rail corridor

 

Site Offices or Compounds 

Compound Mobilising - NEWest Alliance

Alkimos Compound - Northern end of Chesham Rise (mid - late 2021).

The site offices and work areas at Alkimos are being established, with access via Howden Parade. Initially the new compound will comprise a portable site office, generator, toilet facilities and a car park, however facilities will increase as works progress.

The compound will be fenced, and there may be machinery and equipment be parked on site overnight when earthworks commence in the coming weeks. 

The site compound will remain in this location for the entire construction phase of the project. 

Yanchep Compound - Vacant lot south of Yanchep Beach Road, adjacent to Booderee Road (mid-late 2021)

The compound at Yanchep is part-established, with access via Kakadu Road.

Residents can expect to see vehicles travelling to and from the compound between 6.45am and 5pm, and workers and machinery within the compound area.

Clearing works at Yanchep Station will continue into late 2021 and residents may experience dust during and potential noise and vibration from the piling rig.

The site office and compound will be in this location for the entire construction phase of the project.

Upcoming Night Works

Butler Night Works (October – November 2020)

Survey works will begin at Butler Station, moving south within the rail corridor for 1km starting from Monday 19 October 2020.

The works will involve light vehicle movements and the use of hand held survey equipment. The data collected will help inform the final stages of the design.

Works will take place from 7pm to 7am on intermittent nights until late November 2020. All works will follow approved noise and vibration management plans.

For urgent out of hours queries the Site Duty Manager can be contacted on 1800 413 987.

Yanchep Beach Road, Yanchep – October 19

To prepare for works on Booderee Road, concrete barriers and detour signage will be installed on Yanchep beach Road, from 7pm to 7am. During this time Yanchep Beach Road will be reduced to a single lane with traffic controllers directing traffic and the speed reduced to 40km/h.

Pipidinny Road, Eglinton – October 20

To prepare for works in the area, concrete barriers will be installed on the northern verge of Pipidinny Road in Eglinton, around 460m east of the Marmion Avenue roundabout, from 7pm to 7am. During this time Pipidinny Road will be reduced to a single lane with traffic controllers directing traffic and the speed reduced to 40km/h.

All works will follow approved noise and traffic management plans

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