Update on construction site incident in Middle Street, Cleveland: Sunday 12 November

Stabilisation works overnight by the contractor at 140 Middle Street Cleveland have shored up the collapsed retaining wall.

Energy, water and sewerage services are working. About 60 properties in the area between the site and Toondah Harbour and Cleveland Point have no gas. APA Gas engineers will be on site working to reinstate gas when safe to do so however there is no timeframe for this at present.

There is a road closure in a small section of Middle Street adjacent to the site. Emergency services are no longer at the site. The site is under management of the construction company. The units bordering the site remain evacuated.

APA Gas is establishing a call centre for customers affected by gas outages – call 1800 427 532. APA crews also plan to door knock affected customers in the area.