Collingwood underground network supply project

  • Project type
  • Current stage
  • Project duration
    January 2023 - June 2023

CitiPower is installing a new underground power transmission cable, to support the St Vincent’s Private Hospital redevelopment, the project will also create better reliability and more capacity in the growing local network.

Project Outcomes

The Collingwood underground network supply project is building more capacity in the electricity network to provide an additional connection to support the the St Vincent’s Hospital Redevelopment.

Crews will conduct work to boost the hospital’s power supply. The upgrade will also strengthen the network for homes and businesses in the local area, further improving reliability for customers.

The Project

Works  are scheduled to be completed between January 2023 and June 2023.

Construction activities will take place across various areas throughout Collingwood on Langridge Street, Cambridge Street & Little Oxford Street.

Construction activities will be staged to minimise disruptions where possible.

What to expect during works

  • Underground cable works will require digging of parts of the road and nature strip.
  • There may be times where we are required to interrupt driveway access to adjacent properties while we complete works. We will work directly with any of the affected customers.
  • Traffic controllers and signage will be in place to help motorists, pedestrians and cyclists remain safe in changed road conditions.
  • On completion of these works, any disturbed areas will be reinstated.
  • The majority of works will be conducted during the day however some night works may be required.