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Public Transport Victoria (PTV) in partnership with Yarra Trams
will soon be installing a tram power substation at St Kilda Road,
St Kilda Junction. These works are a part of upgrading our
infrastructure to cater for the future demand on Melbourne's tram
A prefabricated substation building will be delivered to site
and then lifted into place by a crane on the night of
Sunday 4 February (into the early morning Monday 5
Construction works preparing the site and foundations for the
delivery of the prefabricated substation have been underway since
early November 2017.
(Click on this link for more information.)
This will occur from 11.30pm Sunday 4 February to 8am
Monday 5 February 2018.
The following activities will take place:
Traffic management will be in place on St Kilda Road, Punt Road
and Wellington Street involving lane closures as required. Delays
are expected and it is recommended that motorists avoid the area
during this period. To ensure the lift is carried out safely,
traffic management will be implemented for both motorists and
pedestrians with appropriate detours in place. Please heed warning
signs and follow the direction of traffic controllers and workers.
Tram services will not be affected.
Businesses and residents can expect to hear construction related
noise. As works will be carried out during the night, flood lights
will be used to ensure the safety of our workers. We are mindful of
keeping noise to a minimum and respecting the needs of the local
community. Please be aware these planned works are subject to
adverse weather and may be delayed.
PTV and Yarra Trams are committed to keeping the local community
informed of construction activity and progress, and will be
providing regular updates. We thank you for your patience and
understanding during this important upgrade work.
If you would like to know more about this essential upgrade or
wish to provide feedback, please call 1800 800 007 or email email@example.com .
180105 St Kilda Substation Delivery and Crane Lift (PDF,