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Project

Denny Avenue Level Crossing Removal

Kelmscott

Overview

  • Rail

    Project type
  • $69 million

    Total budget
  • Under Construction

    Project phase
  • METRONET

    Lead agency
  • 230

    Jobs supported
  • Late 2019

    Start date

    Late 2021

    End date

The Denny Avenue Level Crossing in Kelmscott is the first crossing to be removed under the METRONET Level Crossing Removal program.

Davis Road will be widened from two to four lanes and a new east/west underpass constructed 170 metres south of the existing location, which will ensure an east/west connection is maintained for road users and pedestrians.

Building the underpass involves gradually raising the rail line and changes to the surrounding road network.

Benefits

  • Increased safety for people and vehicles travelling in the area
  • Reduced congestion in Kelmscott town centre
  • Revitalisation of local community with improved land use planning

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Project work area

Public transport disruptions

Detour options

  • Upgrade of Albany Highway, Gilwell Avenue and Fancote Street - September to December

    Traffic management is in place while work to to relocate and replace a water main on Albany Highway take place.

    Upgrades to Albany Highway, Fancote Street and Gilwell Avenue will include utility services relocations, footpaths and pavements.

    Albany Highway will be reduced to one lane of traffic in each direction.

    Large machinery on Albany Highway and Fancote Street will be used to excavate the existing road surface to complete water main relocation works. Road reconstruction will follow.

    Detours will encourage drivers to use local roads, and access to local businesses will always be maintained (through detours when required) via side roads and laneways. Working hours will be 7am – 7pm, Monday to Saturday. When required, night works will be in operation 7pm – 7am.

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