Spencer Street and LaTrobe Street, Melbourne
5 - 19 April 2021
About the project
Yarra Trams works with Public Transport Victoria (PTV) to carry out ongoing maintenance and renewal works across the network to ensure a safe and reliable tram network for future generations.
This section of tram track has been identified for urgent renewal and these works will ensure that this portion of the tram network will be made safe and reduce risk of derailments.
Tram track renewal works will deliver improved ride, comfort and safety for our passengers and a quieter infrastructure.
Works will include the replacement of tram tracks, poles and overhead wiring at the following locations:
– Spencer Street between Jeffcott Street and Lonsdale Street and LaTrobe Street between King Street and LaTrobe bridge from 8pm Monday 5 April to 5am Monday 19 April 2021.
Public transport changes
During major works, tram route 30, 35 and 86 will be affected.
For more details closer to the time, please visit yarratrams.com.au/servicechanges
Major works: Spencer Street between Jeffcott Street and Lonsdale Street and La Trobe Street
between King Street and Harbour Esplanade will be closed to through traffic from 8pm Monday 5 April to 5am Monday 19 April 2021.
No vehicle access will be permitted during this time
The work zone will be fenced off for safety, however footpaths will remain open around the work area to allow pedestrian access to businesses and residences.
Please note that there will be kerb to kerb fencing which will limit pedestrian crossings. These fences are required to ensure public safety.
Crossing points will be facilitated where possible and may change depending on the construction activities taking place.
Noise and dust
Construction will occur 24-hours a day so that we can complete the works quickly and reduce the period of time that we inconvenience you. Noise and dust are unavoidable, but we will work to minimise this as much as possible and complete the noisiest works between 6am and 10pm.
We apologise for the inconvenience this work causes and appreciate your understanding.
Access to shops and local infrastructure will remain unchanged during the works. Yarra Trams encourages you to allow some extra time when moving around the area while work is being done.
The businesses located around the works area will remain open during the works. Please continue to support your local businesses during these essential infrastructure works.
Pedestrian access to these businesses will remain open at all times.
As this work is necessary to maintain a safe tram network as required by the Rail Management Act 1996 (Vic), Yarra Trams will not compensate any third parties for any losses incurred during the project.
Local access and parking
Major works: Access on Spencer Street between Jeffcott Street and Lonsdale Street and La Trobe Street between King Street and Harbour Esplanade will be unavailable from 8pm Monday 5 April to 5am Monday 19 April 2021.
Local access only will be available for properties on LaTrobe Street between Kings Street and 494 LaTrobe Street.
Residents are encouraged to park in surrounding streets prior to the works commencement date, noting local parking restrictions.
Parking and local access will be reinstated on completion of works.
For more information regarding these works, please visit vicroads.vic.gov.au or call 1800 800 007.