Geotech investigations Epsom to Huntly - 9pm Saturday May 9 to 8am Sunday May 10 2020
Geotechnical investigations are taking place to inform the design and construction of track upgrades as part of the Bendigo and Echuca Line Upgrade.
Thanks for your patience while this important work is underway.
What we are doing
Geotechnical investigations will take place along the rail corridor between Howard Street in Epsom and Huntly-Fosterville Road in Huntly. The investigations will include:
- non-destructive digging and drilling
- soil sampling
- groundwater testing.
What to be aware of
These works will take place during the night and are expected to be low impact, however you may notice an increase in noise, dust and light spill. There will be machinery, heavy vehicles and workers within the rail corridor.
Health and safety
The health and safety of our workers is our key priority as we continue to deliver the Bendigo Echuca Line Upgrade, as is supporting social distancing measures in line with current health advice.
We have strict protocols in place to protect the safety of our construction workforce, including enhanced industrial cleaning arrangements, provision of personal protective equipment and measures to reduce staff contact, including staggered shifts.
For more information and advice about the outbreak of Coronavirus, please visit coronavirus.vic.gov.au