Notification of Works

Thursday 17 May 2018

Norman Avenue Shops - Staircase Reconstruction

Works Commencing: Late May 2018.

Location: Norman Avenue Shops, Norman Avenue, Frankston South.

Duration of Works: 2 months.

Description of Works: Reconstruction of three existing staircases at the Norman Avenue Shops, Frankston South. Works are required to improve the safety of the staircases including providing consistent step spacing, new concrete step surfaces, stair nosings, and tactile ground surface indicators at the top and bottom of each staircase. Associated works will also be undertaken to fencing, handrails, and stone walls, with the aim of matching into the existing streetscape.

Disruptions Expected: Site, Traffic and Pedestrian Management will be in place for the entire duration of works to maintain public safety.

  • Traffic controllers will be onsite to assist vehicles and pedestrians as required.
  • Access to businesses and facilities such as the mail box will be maintained for the duration of works.
  • A maximum of four carparking bays will occupied at any one time and the compound will move as works progress from one staircase to the next.
  • Where practical, Tradespersons vehicles will park in nearby on-street carparking to avoid further reducing available parking at the shops during construction. Some noise will also be experienced, most notably during demolition works.

Plans: Norman Avenue Shops Staircase Reconstruction - Plans (1MB)

Skye Road and Gairdoch Drive - Guardrail Works

Commencing date: Friday 25 May 9am- 5pm

Completion Expected: Friday 1 June (weather permitting

Location: On Skye Road (opposite Gairloch Drive, Frankston)

Description of works: As part of Frankston City Council’s capital works program we have Contractors who will be undertaking guardrail and concrete works

Disruption expected: There may be some traffic delays while this is undertaken.

Asphalt Overlay Program

Commencing date: Tuesday 29 May from 7am – 5pm

Completion Expected: Friday 1 June (weather permitting)

Locations:

  • Moorooduc Highway Service Lanes to Barriedale Grove and Harrow Hill Court
  • Balmara Court
  • Harrow Hill Court
  • Neville Street Carpark (Frankston Dandenong Service Rd)
  • Holmes Street (Samada St to Lardner Rd)

Description of works: As part of Frankston City Council’s Annual Asphalt Overlay program, constractors will be undertaking asphalt works. Residents have been notifiied with a letter box drop.

Disruption expected: There may be some traffic delays / detours in place.

Long Island Retarding Basin Upgrade

Commencing date: late May

Location: National Golf Course on Long Island

Duration: Until late 2018

Description of works: The upgrade works will be carried out by John Holland-KBR Joint Venture on behalf of Melbourne Water. These works will include:

  • removal of trees, root ball excavation and backfill of embankment
  • sand filter trench excavation and backfill
  • embankment hardening
  • embankment crest capping
  • sheet pile installation for foundation cut-off wall

Disruption expected: Melbourne Water will do everything possible to minimise disruption during construction although large trucks, noise, dust and worker amenities will occur.

More Information: Contact 1800 096 546 or visit melbournewater.com

Landmark Bridge repairs

Commencing date: late May

Location: Landmark Bridge, Frankston Foreshore

Duration: late May to early August

Description of works: To repair and prevent corrosion Council will be painting the arches and steel beams of the Landmark Bridge crossing Kananook Creek.

Disruption expected: Works will occur over a ten (10) week period with full closure of pedestrian access across the bridge for approximately 5-6 weeks. Boating access from Kananook Creek to Port Philip Bay will remain open however there will be restricted head room due to equipment.

Drainage Upgrade Works - The Crest

Commencing date: Early June 2018 until late-June, weather permitting

Location: The Crest, Frankston South (outside properties 5 and 6)

Description of works: Council will be upgrading existing drainage pipes, pits and associated vehicle crossings and naturestrips.

Disruption expected: Access to properties will be maintained for the majority of works with traffic management on-site.

Layout Plan: Information for Drainage Upgrade Works for The Crest (2MB)

George Pentland Botanic Gardens: Playground

Commencing date: May 2018

Location: George Pentland Botanic Gardens, Williams Street, Frankston

Duration: May to early August 2018

Description of works: The works include the provision of a new playground facility with a comprehensive range of play items including a custom designed tree house, slides, inclusive carousel, six seater rope swing, net see-saw, spring animals, sand play area and story circle.     

Disruption expected: Visitors will need to use alternative pedestrian access paths in the vicinity of the works zone as access will be restricted during construction

Fence Replacement Works

Carrum Downs Recreation Reserve

Commencing date: End of May

Location: Carrum Downs Recreation Reserve, 45R Wedge Road, Carrum Downs

Duration: 4 Weeks

Description of works: Replacing the fence

Disruptions expected: Traffic management will be in place whilst works are in progress. Local traffic will be affected and minor delays are expected.

Pat Rollo Reserve

Commencing date: End of May

Location: Pat Rollo Reserve, 17R Silver Avenue, Frankston North

Duration: 3 Weeks

Description of works: Replacing the fence

Disruptions expected: Traffic management will be in place whilst works are in progress. Access to the immediate surrounds (car park) will be restricted during the works.

St Johns Avenue Drainage Upgrade Works

Commencing date: End of May

Location: St Johns Avenue Frankston

Duration: 3 Weeks

Description of works: Upgrade of existing drainage pipes and pits, removal of two affected street trees, replanting the offset trees and associated reinstatements to vehicle crossings and nature strips.

Disruptions expected: Traffic management will be in place whilst works are in progress. Access to properties will be maintained for the majority of the duration of works. Traffic controllers will be onsite whilst works are in progress to assist with access and 24 hours’ notice will be provided prior to any activities which may restrict access to your premises.

Keast Park: New boardwalk and lookout deck installation

Commencing date: Late May to late June

Location: Keast Park Foreshore

Duration: Late May to late June

Description of works: To improve visitor access from Keast Park to the beach, Council will be installing a new boardwalk and lookout deck from the park access point to the beach. Landscaping works will also be undertaken during this time.

Disruptions expected: Visitors will need to use an alternative path to the beach from Keast Park as this access will be closed during construction. There will be restricted access in the construction area.

Fernery Lane Toilet Construction Works  

Commencing Date: Monday 7 May 2018

Location: Fernery Lane, Frankston

Duration: Completed by 29 June 2018, subject to weather and site conditions

Description of Works: Demolition of existing toilet and construction of new toilet and services

Disruptions Expected: Foreshore access nearby the Fernery Lane public toilet will be restricted while works are undertaken.

Tree Planting along Cranbourne Road

Commencing Date: May 2018

Location: Cranbourne Road between Fletcher Road and Moorooduc Highway

Duration: Completed in June 2018

Description of Works: Planting over 150 new trees along Cranbourne Road. Two species of trees have been selected including the iconic Norfolk Island Pines along the central median and Crepe Myrtles along the nature strips.

Disruptions Expected: Traffic management will be in place whilst works are in progress. Local traffic will be affected and delays are expected.

Concept Plan: Cranbourne Road between Fletcher Road and Moorooduc Highway (17MB)

Young Street West Car Park Closure

Commencing Date: Tuesday 20 February

Location: Young Street, Frankston

Duration: Until September 2018

Description of Works: The Young Street West car park will be privately used by the Level Crossing Removal Authority (LXRA)

Disruptions Expected: No parking will be available until further notice

Warrandyte Road Widening And Reconstruction (South)

Works Commencing: Mid-March 2018

Location: A 400m section of Warrandyte Road, from Golf Links Road to the southern boundary of number 475 Warrandyte Road.

Duration of Works: 3 months.

Description of Works: The scope of works includes repaving the existing road surface and gravel shoulders with asphalt. The works will also include installation of new stormwater drainage and kerb and channel, and associated reinstatements to vehicle crossings and nature strips.

Disruptions Expected: Traffic management will be in place whilst works are in progress. Traffic will be reduced to one lane through the worksite at times and some queuing and delays will be experienced at the northern and southern approaches. Reduced speed limits will apply during work times and after hours when there are changed conditions for motorists.  Access to properties will be maintained for the majority of the duration of works. Traffic controllers will be onsite whilst works are in progress to assist with access and 24 hours’ notice will be provided prior to any activities which may restrict access to any premises.

Evans Road North Extended Closure

Works Commencing: Friday 2 March 

Location: Evans Road near Thompsons Road, Cranbourne

Duration of Works: Until July 2018

Description of Works: Widening lanes, removing concrete Islands and laying new surfaces.

Disruptions Expected: Closed in both directions between the roundabout at Thompsons Road and Boland Drive.  Delays can be expected.

More Information: Visit vicroads.com

Roundabout at the intersection of Robinsons Road/Westernport Highway

Works Commencing: Early February 2018

Location: Robinsons Road west will be closed at Western Port Highway

Duration of Works: 6-8 weeks

Description of Works: A new roundabout is being installed at the intersection of Robinsons Road/Westernport Highway

Disruptions Expected: Local traffic will be affected with road closures and some bus services will be impacted

More Information: vicroads.vic.gov.au

Carrum Downs Multipurpose Pavilion

Location: Carrum Downs Recreation Reserve, 45R Wedge Road, Carrum Downs

Work commencing: Monday 15 May 2017 with completion due in Winter 2018

Description of works: Construction of a new multi-use pavilion, adjacent public toilet facilities, associated civil works and car park

Disruptions expected: Access to the western side oval and immediate surrounds will be restricted during the works

Frankston Line Crossings managed by Level Crossing Removal Authority

Works Commencing: November 2015

Location: Various locations along the Frankston Line

The upgrade of Frankston Station is expected to start in autumn 2018.

Duration of Works: Ongoing for the next eight years

Description of Works: Removing 50 dangerous and congested level crossings will transform the way people live, work and travel across metropolitan Melbourne and improve safety for drivers and pedestrians

Disruptions Expected: Buses will replace trains between Frankston and Carrum Train Stations during the Frankston Station upgrade. They will run from Fletcher Road in Frankston. LXRA customer relations staff will be available onsite to assist and direct commuters.

More information contact Metro Trains on 1800 800 007 or www.metrotrains.com.au for expected delays and works alerts

This work is conducted by the Level Crossing Removal Project.  Please visit http://levelcrossings.vic.gov.au/ for more information

Contact Level Crossing Removal Authority: https://your.levelcrossings.vic.gov.au/

Contact Us

Frankston City Council
30 Davey Street
Frankston
P. 1300 322 322
E. info@frankston.vic.gov.au

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