Upgrade Works - Bayport Reserve Playground
Location - 32R Richard Drive (Bayport Reserve), Langwarrin
Description of Works:
The scope of works includes:
- Site prep & earthworks
- Play equipment installation
- Playground under surfacing
- Rock and Timber works
- Park Furniture
Timing of Works:
Commencing Monday 19 November 2018 with anticipated to be completed by January 2019, subject to weather and site conditions.
Site, Traffic and Pedestrian Management will be in place for the entire duration of works to maintain public safety.
Every effort will be made to minimize inconvenience however there may be some minor disturbance to residents during this time.
Upgrade Works - Southgateway Playground
Location - Southgateway Reserve Playground, Langwarrin
Description of works
The proposed works include demolition of existing aged equipment, park furniture, paths and landscape. The new playground design includes:
- combination play unit
- basket swing
- play archway structure
- new park furniture
- new gateway entrances
- new path network
- surrounding landscaping
Timing of Works
Commencing October 15, 2018 with expected completion late December 2018.
Visitors will need to use alternative pedestrian paths in the vicinity of the works zone, as access will be restricted during construction. Alternative playgrounds are available at Northgateway Reserve, Monique Reserve and Lloyd Park.
Playne Street Pedestrian Bridge Renewal - Kananook Creek, Frankston
Description of Works: Replacement timber bridge of a matching style to the existing, with a wider deck to accommodate improved pedestrian access.
Timing of Works: Demolition of the bridge is to be completed in September 2018. Installation of the replacement structure is expected to be complete by the end of 2018.
Disruptions Expected: No creek crossing will be available at this location for a period of several months. Alternate crossings are available via Wells Street and Davey Street bridges.
Seaford Pier Temporary Closure - Upgrade Works
Description of Works: Parks Victoria is undertaking upgrades to the Seaford Pier. Works include the replacement of 50 timber piles, crossheads, beams, decking and handrails.
Timing of Works: Currently underway from late August with expected completion by November 2018.
Disruption Expected: The Seaford Pier will be closed during works. The northern section of the car park for the Beach Café and Seaford Life Saving Club will also be closed. Limited parking will still be available however there will also be traffic disruptions in the area.
Alternative piers to fish or visit within close proximity include the Frankston Pier and Mordialloc Pier. For more information please contact Parks Victoria on 13 19 63.
Overport Park - Sports Pavilion and Oval Upgrade
Description of Works: Frankston City Council in partnership with the Victorian Government is developing an exciting new sports pavilion and upgrades to Oval 2. Key features will include:
- Female-friendly change rooms
- Unisex umpire facilities
- Community room, kitchen and amenities
- Public toilets and new car parks
- Oval 2 refurbishment including irrigation and drainage and fencing
Timing of Works:
- Oval reconstruction: August to December 2018
- Pavilion construction: October 2018 to December 2019
Frankston Waterfront Playground Redevelopment
Description of Works: The proposed works include demolition of existing aged equipment, refurbishment of the iconic ‘Pixie Hats’ (steel cone roofs) and installation of new junior and senior play spaces utilising durable structural materials more resilient to the harsh coastal environment.
The new playground design includes:
- sand and water play zones
- swings and slides
- maintenance of existing trees and foliage
- and a diverse range of play activities designed to cater for all levels of play.
Timing of Works - Commencing late June 2018 until late 2018
Disruption Expected: Temporary closure of the playground. The works have however been timed to occur in the off season through winter and early spring to minimise any potential impacts. Every effort will be made to maintain pedestrian access through the Reserve during the works. Please note – NO trees will be removed and protected trees will be kept safe during construction.
Seaford North Soccer Pavilion - Change Room Extension
Commencing date: Early June
Duration: 6 Months
Location: Railway Parade, Seaford North Reserve
Description of works: Construction of a new female friendly Change Room facility including toilet amenities, referee change rooms, first aid room and storage.
The proposed extension includes the following functions:
- 2 X Change rooms
- 2 X Toilet and shower amenities
- Accessible toilet with shower
- First Aid room
- Additional storage
Disruptions expected: Some carpark spaces will be utilised during the construction for storage of materials and access into the site.
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
George Pentland Botanic Gardens: Playground
Commencing date: May 2018
Location: George Pentland Botanic Gardens, Williams Street, Frankston
Duration: May until mid/late November 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.
Frankston Line Crossings managed by Level Crossing Removal Authority
Works Commencing: November 2015
Duration of Works: Ongoing for the next eight years
Location: Various locations along the Frankston Line
The upgrade of Frankston Station is expected to start in autumn 2018.
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 during some stages and nearby car parking areas may also be restricted.
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/
Frankston City Council
30 Davey Street
P. 1300 322 322