Ground investigation, survey works, Benalla Station, Benalla 15 July to late-August 2024

Specialist contractors will undertake site surveys and investigation works at various locations in and around the Benalla Station including the station parking area.



15 July 2024 - August 2024

Working hours
  • Works 7am-6pm Monday to Friday
  • 7am-1pm Saturdays

Benalla Station, Benalla

  • Benalla
Local Government Area
  • Benalla Rural City Council

Work being done

  • Surveying the railway track, road and pavement levels at multiple locations. Surveys may also be required at a small number of private properties. Impacted property owners will be contacted regarding access prior to works
  • Locating and mapping underground services using non-destructive digging (NDD)
  • Borehole drilling using a small truck mounted drill rig to take soil samples for testing and assessment. Once the works are complete at each location the hole will be filled
  • Establishing a temporary site on vacant land in Hannah Street.

During this time pedestrians and drivers are asked to take care and observe all traffic management instructions and signage.

Works area

Map of works area, as described in the article

What can I expect?

  • Works 7am-6pm Monday to Friday and 7am-1pm Saturdays
  •  Traffic management will be in place, and Mackellar, Nunn and Maginness streets will be reduced to a single lane for short periods
  • Benalla Station access from Mackellar Street (closest to Carrier Street) will be impacted during this time. Access near Smythe Street remains open. Please observe all traffic management instructions and signage
  • Reduced speed limits of 40km/h near works
  • Workers using machinery, equipment, hand tools and service vehicles operating at each site
  • The drilling process will create small holes in the ground which will be filled in at the completion of the works
  • Nearby residents may hear some noise during daylight hours and can expect some additional construction workers and vehicles in the area.

Machinery used

Small truck mounted drill rig, non-destructive digging vehicle, support vehicles, workers using hand tools and survey equipment, traffic management equipment and signage.

How we’re managing impacts

  • Traffic management and reduced road speeds
  • Environmental controls in place
  • Access to private properties will be maintained.

Cancellation of works

Works can sometimes be cancelled at short notice depending on weather and other factors. Should this occur, works will be rescheduled.


Phone:1800 732 761


Visit: 39 Bakehouse Road, Kensington, Vic 3031.

Thank you for your patience and cooperation while we carry out these works.