- 5 Detailed design, early works and construction
Once a construction contract is awarded, the construction contractor conducts further environmental and technical investigations to validate and enhance the existing reference design.
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The project is made up of four works packages: two of which are in the detailed design stage, and two in procurement stage.
Wyndham Av bridge & Daroobalgie crossing loop works
Planning approval was granted on 30 November 2021 for the crossing loop at Daroobalgie and track lowering at Wyndham Avenue road bridge. Construction is expected to begin in late 2022.
Lachlan River bridge & horizontal clearances works
Public exhibition of the Review of Environmental Factors (REF) for the Lachlan River Bridge and Horizontal Clearances works packages ended on 24 February 2022.
An ARTC Environmental Officer has assessed the REFs to ensure compliance with statutory requirements and reviewed the submissions received and made a recommendation to approve.
In April 2022, ARTC finalised a Response to Submissions (RtS) Report for both REFs.
The RtS Reports outline ARTC’s response to feedback from the community, key stakeholders and REF submissions.
Planning approval was granted on 24 May 2022 for the Horizontal Clearances and Lachlan River Bridge Modification and the conditions of approval for each project are outlined in the projects respective Decision Reports.
These documents can be viewed here.
August 3, 2023
Responding to your noise and project delivery feedback
Your feedback from our latest May to June community survey indicated communities are keen to know more about how we will manage noise during the operation of Inland Rail, as well as construction timing for each section.
December 14, 2022
Mental health support funded by Inland Rail
Inland Rail is committed to supporting the wellbeing of the communities we operate in by partnering with Primary Health Networks (PHNs) along the alignment who deliver free and independent mental health services.
December 9, 2022
Stockinbingal to Parkes project update
While flooding continues to devastate large parts of southern NSW, our S2P Stakeholder Engagement Lead, Eleanor Falkiner offers her perspective, and we provide contact details for free local mental health services for those impacted. Preparation for early works including utility relocations and material deliveries have been impacted by the floods and these works will now begin in early 2023.