This Saturday 26 May,
paving will commence on the south side of the intersection of Malop Street and
Yarra Street, weather permitting. If weather is not favourable, the work will
be rescheduled to later in the construction program. Pedestrians will be
diverted as per the map below and
wayfinding signage will be in place.
- Commence delivery of rock layer for road base in preparation for
asphalting works next week.
- Commence delivery and installation of street furniture.
- Paving will commence during the next two weeks on the Malop Street
south/Moorabool Street corner near Westpac Bank. There will be no change to
current pedestrian diversions for this work.
- Continue preparation work for the art installation on the south side of
the Green Spine near the mid-block pedestrian crossing.
- Continue installation of steel garden bed surrounds to existing trees.
- Continue pouring concrete bases for paving strip.
- Continue laying pavers in the strip between the footpath and kerb stones.
- Continue laying kerb stones.
- Intermittent use of road compacting machinery which is likely to result
in ground vibrations being felt during its operation.
- There will be some noisy work with cutting of pavers.
- There may be some short periods of hammering or cutting.
access to businesses will be maintained during all trading hours. If access is
required outside your normal trading hours, please contact the construction Site
Manager with as much notice as possible, so access can be facilitated. See
contact details below.
pedestrian link between Market Square and Westfield shopping centres will
continue to be available for all trading hours during the works. Wayfinding
signage will be in place to direct pedestrians.
*See information above (and attached map) regarding temporary pedestrian diversion.
Street will continue to be closed to all vehicle and cycling traffic between
Moorabool and Yarra streets until completion in mid-year.
Malop Street loading dock to Market Square will not be available for deliveries
during the road closure and alternative arrangements have been made for
deliveries via the Market Square loading dock in Yarra Street.
Hours of work
Day shift: Standard day shift hours
for the project will be from 7am to 5pm, Monday to Saturday. Monday May 28 is
an industry RDO, there will be less activity on site.
Night shift: Any future night shifts
will be advised.
On site contact – Site
For any immediate works-related enquiries, please
contact the 2Construct Site Manager, Michael Waldron on 0403 719 925.
Green Spine – Trader support initiatives
What’s Happening newsletter
A reminder about the opportunity to promote your business in
the What’s Happening newsletter which promotes the Green Spine works area to
the wider business community and key contacts within the city. There is no cost
to be included and we can work with you to put together the content. While some
businesses may want to promote a special deal or promotion, you can also use
this opportunity to just advertise your business, opening hours and location.
If you would like to be included in the
Green Spine Traders section, please let us know. Contact details are listed
Facebook - videos
Our Green Spine videos on Facebook have been a
popular addition – especially those featuring the Site Manager, Michael
Waldron, explaining what’s happening on the Green Spine. Visit Facebook www.facebook.com/RevitalisingCentralGeelong/ to view the videos
and remember to share the videos with your friends!
you have any questions or concerns, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or if you need to speak
with a member of the RCG team, contact David Jarwood on 0413 288 403 or Martelle McCleland on 0428 897 323 or
come past The Workshop at 108 Moorabool Street.
More information www.revitalisingcentralgeelong.vic.gov.au and like us on Facebook www.facebook.com/RevitalisingCentralGeelong/ to see more updates.