Turbine Transportation

Site and civil works are well under way for the Lal Lal Wind Farms. Turbine components will now be delivered on site in readiness for construction.

Transportation of tower components to the site will take place between

26 Nov 2018 – late March 2019 to Yendon and 26 Nov 2018 – late March 2019 to Elaine.

The first round of deliveries will begin week commencing 26th November, 2018.

Exact delivery times may alter in response to delays from delivery agencies, severe weather conditions, traffic incidents affecting proposed routes and under direction from Council, VicRoads or Police.

Deliveries will generally occur overnight and arrive at the Yendon or Elaine sites in the early hours of the morning to avoid traffic peaks. Some smaller items will be delivered during daytime hours. Click here for towns and roads affected.

Transportation will involve:

  • Travel in accordance with VicRoads, Powercor and Council permit conditions that are listed on the specific permit for each load;
  • Have approved warning devices, to alert motorists.

The Transport Management Plan is available click here

Turbine components

  

 

Transport Routes

Components will be unloaded at turbine bases, within the construction sites in Yendon and Elaine. There are 6 transport routes planned to enable all components to reach their final destination.

ROUTE 1: Port of Geelong to Lal Lal Wind Farm – Blades

This route is via Crowle Street, Langdon Street, Corio Quay Road, Princes Highway, Geelong Ring Road, Midland Highway, Yendon No 2 Road, Yendon No 1 Road, Yendon-Egerton Road.

ROUTE 2: Port of Geelong to Lal Lal Wind Farm – Nacelles

(west of Moorabool River West branch)

This route is via Crowle Street, Langdon Street, Corio Quay Road, Princes Highway, Geelong Ring Road, Hamilton Highway, Fyansford-Gheringhap Road, Midland Highway, Clarendon-Lal Lal Road, Yendon-Lal Lal Road, Yendon-Egerton Road.

ROUTE 3: Port of Geelong to Lal Lal Wind Farm – Towers

(west of Moorabool River West branch)

This route is via Crowle Street, Langdon Street, Corio Quay Road, Abery Road, Seabeach Parade, St Georges Road, Cox Road, Anakie Road, Geelong Ring Road, (U-Turn at Baanip Boulevard roundabout), Geelong Ring Road, Hamilton Highway, Fyansford-Gheringhap Road, Midland Highway, Clarendon-Lal Lal Road, Yendon-Lal Lal Road, Yendon-Egerton Road.

ROUTE 4: Port of Geelong to Lal Lal Wind Farm – Towers

(east of Moorabool River West branch)

This route is via Crowle Street, Langdon Street, Corio Quay Road, Abery Road, Seabeach Parade, St Georges Road, Cox Road, Anakie Road, Geelong-Ballan Road, Western Highway, Moorabool Road west, Main Street, Russell Street, Gordon-Egerton Road, Yendon-Egerton Road.

ROUTE 5: Port of Geelong to Lal Lal Wind Farm – Nacelles

(east of Moorabool River West branch)

This route is via Crowle Street, Langdon Street, Corio Quay Road, Abery Road, Seabeach Parade, St Georges Road, Princes Highway, Princes Freeway, Western Ring Road, Western Highway, Moorabool Road west, Main Street, Russell Street, Gordon-Egerton Road, Yendon-Egerton Road.

ROUTE 6: Portland to Lal Lal Wind Farm – Towers

(west of Moorabool River West branch)

This route is via Darts Road, Henty Highway, Princes Highway, Geelong Ring Road, Hamilton Highway, Fyansford-Gheringhap Road, Midland Highway, Clarendon-Lal Lal Road, Yendon-Lal Lal Road, Yendon Egerton Road.

Townships and Roads Affected