The Laneways Project Works Update

Wednesday, 18 October 2017

Week of 16 October – Weekly look ahead

Crews are continuing split shifts this week and works are on track for completion by the 3 November deadline. By Melbourne Cup weekend, barriers will be removed and full access will be available in the Laneways precinct. Some furniture may be installed after 3 November, but this will not impact access.


Shorts Place to McLarty Place

  • Continue paving


McLarty Place to Dennys Place to James Street

  • Continue kerb installation

  • Install concrete slabs


James Street Intersection

  • Commence demolition

  • Service installation

  • Drainage installation

  • Alternate access to James Street – via Downes Ln through Downes Pl and John St


James Street East

  • Continue kerb installation

  • Final demolition of pavements at Ryrie St end

  • Continue service installation

  • Continue concrete preparation

  • Pour concrete footpaths

  • Commence paving


Gheringhap Street end to south side

  • Continue service installation

  • Concrete preparation

  • Kerb stone installation to James Street intersection.


Hours of work

Crews will be on site from Sunday 15 October – Saturday 21 October 2017.

Split shifts will be underway Sunday to Thursday.

Day shift hours will be 7:00am to 5:30pm, Monday to Friday and 7:30am to 2:30pm Saturday.

Night shift hours will be 5:30pm to 3:00am from Sunday to Thursday.