Works Yanchep Rail Extension

Works

Standard work hours are Monday to Saturday, 7:00am – 7:00pm, 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.


Retaining walls (until late-September)

Heavy machinery will be used to build retaining walls to support the eastern side of the rail corridor between Bundeena Boulevard and Howden Parade, Alkimos. Noise and vibration may be experienced.


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 occasional out-of-hours concrete pours to build the bridge foundations until late-October including:

  • Tuesday 31 May from 5:00am – 7:00am
  • Wednesday 1 June from 4:00am – 7:00am.

Transporting earth (until late-December)

Trucks will transport earth from the rail corridor to developer land via Kakadu Road and Morwell Street, Yanchep, and north of Yanchep Beach Road on the eastern side of the Marmion Avenue Extension truck route. 


Alkimos Drive Bridge (until late-July)

Drilling, installing piles and concreting south of Bowline Avenue, Alkimos. Noise and vibration may be experienced with heavy vehicles also nearby.


Access Tracks (ongoing)

Light vehicles will be accessing the Yanchep Station site from a temporary access track west of St Andrews Drive.


Pipidinny Road (ongoing)

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

Works include building the road-over-rail bridge at Pipidinny Road, the widening of Pipidinny Road, and the installation of a new sewer line under Pipidinny Road to service Eglinton Station.

Road users will need to use Hester Avenue, Clarkson or Yanchep Beach Road, Yanchep to access Wanneroo Road and signage will be in place advising detours.

In the event of an emergency, Pipidinny Road would be re-opened by the emergency service leading the emergency management.

A proposal to extend the closure of Pipidinny Road until March 2023 was submitted to the City of Wanneroo, with the public comment period closing on 19 May 2022. The City will advise the outcome following their assessment of the public comments.


Santorini Promenade Bridge (until late-June)

Building concrete slabs that connect the bridge deck to each side of the train line within the rail corridor between Santorini Promenade and Howden Parade, Alkimos.


Out of hours earth works (1 March – 18 August)

Machinery and vehicles operating in the rail corridor to excavate, compact and transport material.

Works will be at the Yanchep Station site and stockpile, north of Splendid Avenue, Yanchep, and within the rail corridor between Bluewater Drive and Pipidinny Road, Eglinton.


Out of hours concrete trucks (ongoing)

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


Heavy vehicle crossing (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, Alkimos.


Booderee Road (until mid-2023)

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.

Nearby residents may notice increased noise and dust in the area and water carts will assist in reducing dust.

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