Works Yanchep Rail Extension

Alkimos and Butler

Standard work hours are Monday to Saturday, 7am–7pm, and any out-of-hours works are indicated below. All works will follow approved noise and traffic management plans, and every effort will be made to minimise impacts. There may be an increase of trucks and other construction vehicles using local roads to access sites. For questions about project works, please email info@metronet.wa.gov.au or call 9326 3666. For all out-of-hours works, please contact the site supervisor directly on 0437 845 471. 


Earth works (ongoing)

Until late-November, machinery will move and compact earth north of Santorini Promenade to Howden Parade. 

Until February 2023, preparation for retaining walls to be built within the rail corridor between Bluewater Drive and Alkimos Drive bridge, south of Bainbridge Avenue.

Until October 2023, trucks will transport earth on Charlbury Drive and Broadford Avenue, Butler, and Kells Road and Santorini Promenade, Alkimos. 


Bridge works (ongoing)

Building the Romeo Road and Howden Parade road-over-rail bridges in the rail corridor between Darbyshire Parade and Alkimos Station site. Subject to weather conditions, there will be out-of-hours concrete pours to build the bridge foundations.

Until January 2023, utility services will be installed around Santorini Promenade Bridge, and construction works including excavation, drainage installation, verge clearance, pavement construction, kerbing, asphalting, and barrier installation, will commence to re-align the road.

Until February 2023, trucks will access site via Bluewater Drive and Maroon Avenue to pour concrete and install steel reinforcement to build the Alkimos Drive bridge, south of Bainbridge Avenue.


Heavy equipment deliveries (until late-2022)

Cranes and piling rigs will be delivered to the rail corridor. Lane closures will be in place on Santorini Promenade, Chico Link and Charlbury Drive. 


Heavy vehicle crossings (until mid-2023)

Traffic controls will be in place intermittently from 9:00am–2.30pm, Monday to Friday, to enable the safe entry and exit of heavy vehicles from the rail access gates across Bainbridge Avenue between Maroon Avenue and Buchannan Avenue.


Retaining walls (until mid-2023)

Building retaining walls to support the eastern side of the rail corridor between Butler Station, Butler and Santorini Promenade.

Until December, removing the existing limestone walls along Chesham Rise.

Until February 2023, installing piles and precast panels to build retaining and noise walls on the eastern side of the rail corridor from Santorini Promenade to Howden Parade. Trucks transporting excess earth from rail corridor via Darbyshire Parade

Eglinton

Standard work hours are Monday to Saturday, 7am–7pm, and any out-of-hours works are indicated below. All works will follow approved noise and traffic management plans, and every effort will be made to minimise impacts. There may be an increase of trucks and other construction vehicles using local roads to access sites. For questions about project works, please email info@metronet.wa.gov.au or call 9326 3666. For all out-of-hours works, please contact the site supervisor directly on 0437 845 471.


Earth works (until late-2022)

Machinery and vehicles will excavate, compact and transport material in the rail corridor, between Bluewater Drive and Pipidinny Road.

An access track constructed at the end of Beonaddy Road will be used for delivery of rail equipment and to transport earth from site.


Pipidinny Road (ongoing)

Pipidinny Road between Marmion Avenue and Beonaddy Road is temporarily closed long-term.

Works include building a road-over-rail bridge, widening the road, and installing a new sewer line.

Road users are advised to follow detour signage and will need to use Hester Avenue, Clarkson or Yanchep Beach Road, Yanchep to access Wanneroo Road. 

Yanchep

Standard work hours are Monday to Saturday, 7am–7pm, and any out-of-hours works are indicated below. All works will follow approved noise and traffic management plans, and every effort will be made to minimise impacts. There may be an increase of trucks and other construction vehicles using local roads to access sites. For questions about project works, please email info@metronet.wa.gov.au or call 9326 3666. For all out-of-hours works, please contact the site supervisor directly on 0437 845 471.


Earth works 

Until late-November, using heavy machinery at the Yanchep Beach Road compound to refine sand for use across the project.

Until October, ballast will be delivered via Booderee Road to the Yanchep Beach Road stockpile.


Yanchep Beach Road bridge

Until January 2023, works to build the bridge include excavation, formwork stripping, bridge deck construction, piling and concrete pours. Machinery will operate in and around the bridge and within the rail corridor. Precision digging will commence to locate utility services. 


Site access

Concrete trucks will intermittently operate from 4.30am and will access the Yanchep compound off Kakadu Road, with occasional access to the Yanchep Station site along Splendid Avenue.


Booderee Road (ongoing)

Booderee Road will be temporarily closed at the intersection of Yanchep Beach Road to enable the construction of the temporary Yanchep Beach Road diversion. 

Works include building the road-over-rail bridge, tying the bridge into Yanchep Beach Road, removing the diversion, rebuilding the traffic island and path, and revegetating sections along the road.

There will be no access to Booderee Road from Yanchep Beach Road. Access will be maintained to properties on Avon Road via Kakadu Road.

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