- Changing traffic conditions along Hainsworth Street to start civil works.
- Removing utilities along Hainsworth Street and checking retained services.
- Installing new electrical, lighting, communication, water and gas services along Hawkesbury Road and inside the Cumberland Hospital precinct.
- Removing trees and road/street furniture at Darcy, Hawkesbury Road, Hainsworth Street and the Cumberland Hospital precinct.
- Installing signs and line markings, and conducting local footpath works.
- Parramatta North
- Changing traffic conditions along Church Street and Factory Street to establish utility relocation worksites.
- Moving bus stops from Church Street and Factory Street to O’Connell Street, Victoria Road and Iron Street.
- Planning for weekend partial closures of O’Connell and Factory Streets intersection in late July to install drainage.
- Continuing the set-up site compounds at 1-2/2 Factory Street and 387, 435, 439-441 and 519 Church Street.
- Removing trees, concrete medians and road/street furniture along Factory Street, Church Street and intersections.
- Installing signs, line marking and local footpath works.
- Installing drainage pipes and pits along Church Street.
- Commence civil works on Church Street including tree pit installation, footpath box out and installation of combined services route.
- Installing smart pole foundations and commence installation of low voltage power conduit
- Continue micro tunnelling under Church Street.
- Removing decommissioned substation in Barrack Lane.
- Installing a new street light path along the light rail route on Church Street between Market and Smith Streets.
- Installing new utilities on Macquarie and Harris Streets including power, gas, water and telecommunications.
- Continuing demolition and establishment of site compound at 129-133 Alfred Street, Parramatta.
- Continuing with archaeological heritage investigation and salvage work along George Street between Harris and Alfred Streets (Queens Wharf Reserve).
- Starting archaeological salvage work in Robin Thomas Reserve.
- Removing trees along George Street between Harris and Alfred Streets, and Harris Street between George Street and Hassall Street.
- Reducing George Street eastbound between Harris and Alfred Streets to one lane to establish worksites for utility investigation and relocation.
- Installing new utilities on George Street, including power, gas, water and telecommunications.
- Establishing worksites on Tramway Avenue, between Arthur Street and Alfred Street.
Camellia/Rosehill to Carlingford
- Heritage conservation work at Dundas Station.
- Excavating, laying backfill pipes and installing pits on Tramway Avenue from Arthur Street to James Ruse Drive and from James Ruse Drive to the future light rail stops at Camellia and Rydalmere.
- Continuing with bridgeworks including piling, ground treatment works, formwork and concrete work between Camellia to Carlingford.
- Installing corridor fencing, clearing vegetation and earthworks, Camellia.
- Under-boring (tunnelling) under Kissing Point Road for utilities, Kissing Point Road, Dundas.
- Constructing new sewer manholes on Tramway Avenue, between Arthur Street to James Ruse Drive and to the former Camellia train station and Sandown Line.
- Continuing with tree removal and earthworks, including strip topsoil, excavation and fill from James Ruse Drive and along the former T6 Carlingford Line.
- Pilling and concrete work for substructure at James Hardie underbridge at Camellia, within the former rail corridor
- Deconstructing and pilling work at Parramatta River underbridge at Camellia, within the former rail corridor.
- Removing and salvaging abutment at Parramatta River Underbridge, Camellia.
- Constructing fencing along the platform at Rosehill Station.
- Demolition of existing culvert underpass at Leamington Road to construct a larger underpass.
- Drainage works from Dundas to Telopea.
- Utility works at the former Leamington Underpass.
- Retaining walls work from Dundas to Telopea.
- Utility works at Sturt Street, Telopea.
- Demolition of existing Vineyard Creek Bridge.
For all the latest details on work in your area, visit the Parramatta Light Rail website.
3500 trees to green the streets of Parramatta
At least 3500 trees will be planted over four years as part of the Parramatta Light Rail program to bring shade to some of the hottest streets in the local government area.
The planting program includes five mature trees and at least 76 one-metre-high fig tree cuttings that will replace a cluster of seven fig trees removed last month for light rail works in the Cumberland Precinct and three at Robin Thomas Reserve.
The five mature trees and around 76 cuttings from the fig trees will be propagated (nurtured and grown) and re-planted along the alignment over the next few years once they reach approximately one metre in height.
By 2023, there will be more trees in Parramatta than before as a result of the light rail tree planting program.
Visit the website for more information on trees www.parramattalightrail.nsw.gov.au/trees
Did you know?
To enable construction and operation of the Parramatta Light Rail, areas of the alignment are examined to determine the presence of any heritage items, which are then salvaged. Along the way, some of these surprising finds have included a horse shoe from the area in George Street known as the Military Barracks and Asylum. The horse shoe is believed to be from the late 19th century.
The Parramatta Light Rail project is committed to providing regular and frequent information to the community and local business. Project updates, maps and weekly work schedules can found here www.parramattalightrail.nsw.gov.au