A range of site investigations, including geotechnical investigations, are taking place to help inform planning and design for Stage 1 of Geelong Fast Rail.

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21 January to 25 February 2022 17 01 2022

Site investigations, Railway Avenue (PDF, 121.7 KB)

  • Hand digging testing to excavate test pits
  • Non-destructive digging with a vacuum truck, and drilling a borehole to assess ground conditions
  • The works will take place within the rail corridor

21 January to 4 February 2022 17 01 2022

Site investigations, Hoppers Crossing (PDF, 143.7 KB)

  • Hand digging testing to excavate test pits
  • Non-destructive digging with a vacuum truck, and drilling a borehole to assess ground conditions
  • There will be temporary car parks closures at the Hoppers Crossing Station car park

17 January to 21 January 2022 11 01 2022

Site investigations, Galvin Road (PDF, 128.3 KB)

  • Hand digging testing to excavate test pits
  • Reinstating the area after the works.
  • There will be no impact on local roads or pedestrian access as part of these works.

13 December to 22 December 2021 10 12 2021

Site investigations, Manor Road (PDF, 183.6 KB)

  • Hand digging testing to excavate test pits
  • Non-destructive digging with a vacuum truck, and drilling a borehole to assess ground conditions
  • Reinstating the drilling area after the works
  • There will be minor disruption to Manor Road and Wests Road as part of these works.

10 December to 24 December 2021 06 12 2021

Site investigations, Laverton Station (PDF, 504.4 KB)

  • Hand digging testing to excavate test pits
  • Non-destructive digging with a vacuum truck, and drilling a borehole to assess ground conditions
  • Reinstating the drilling area after the works
  • Closure of up to 8 car parks at a time.

22 November to late December 2021 19 11 2021

Site investigations, Werribee Station (PDF, 137.0 KB)

  • Drilling a borehole to collect samples and assess ground conditions
  • Non-destructive digging which involves using a vacuum truck to excavate carefully into the ground
  • Reinstating the drilling area after the works
  • Closure of 18 carparks in the Werribee station carpark

Week commencing 15 November 2021 09 11 2021

Site investigations, Laverton and Altona Meadows (PDF, 145.1 KB)

  • Hand digging testing to excavate test pits
  • Non-destructive digging with a vacuum truck, and drilling a borehole to assess ground conditions
  • Installing a groundwater monitor well inside the borehole to collect samples and measure groundwater levels
  • Reinstating the drilling area after the works

Late November 2021 09 11 2021

Site investigations, Laverton (PDF, 142.8 KB)

  • Hand digging testing to excavate test pits
  • Non-destructive digging with a vacuum truck, and drilling a borehole to assess ground conditions
  • Reinstating the drilling area after the works

25 October to 12 November 2021 14 10 2021

Site investigations, Hoppers Crossing Station and Derrimut Road (PDF, 176.7 KB)

  • Non-destructive digging to confirm the area is free of services
  • Drilling a borehole to collect samples and assess ground conditions
  • Reinstating the drilling area at the completion of works

July to end of 2021 21 07 2021

Werribee to Laverton site investigations (PDF, 134.2 KB)

  • Non-destructive digging, which involves using a vacuum truck to excavate carefully into the ground to confirm an area is free of services
  • Geotechnical drilling and testing to determine existing ground conditions
  • General surveys and inspections