Traffic Alert - Daily Works Alert - Friday 16 November 2018

16 November 2018

Victoria’s Big Build is underway with an extensive works program planned. Check real time travel advice at VicTraffic and allow plenty of time to get to your destination.

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Princes Freeway, Altona

Full overnight closure

Details: The Princes Freeway closes both directions 11pm Saturday 17 November to 9am Sunday 18 November for works between Kororoit Creek Road and the M80 Ring Road.
Detour: Signed detours will be in place. Detours include Grieve Parade, Kororoit Creek Road, Fitzgerald Road and Boundary Road.

Domain Tunnel

Details: The Domain Tunnel closes at 11pm Saturday 17 November through to 7am Sunday 18 November for maintenance.
Detour: Batman Avenue, Alexandra Avenue, City Road and Power Street.

Monash Freeway

Overnight inbound full closure

Details: All citybound lanes of the Monash Freeway close at midnight Saturday 17 November between Toorak Road and the Domain Tunnel to re-open at 5am Sunday 18 November.
Detour: Toorak Road, Dandenong Road, Queens Road, Kings Way back onto the West Gate Freeway.

Eastlink Tunnels

Full overnight closures for both tunnels

Details: Both Eastlink tunnels will close from 8pm Saturday 17 November through to 7am Sunday 18 November for maintenance works.
Detour: Outbound traffic from the Eastern Freeway heading to Eastlink can exit at Springvale Road, travel to Canterbury Road and return to Eastlink. The Maroondah Highway entry ramps will be closed. Inbound traffic from EastLink heading to the Eastern Freeway can exit at Canterbury Road, travel to Springvale Road, and from there return to the Eastern Freeway.

Mullum Mullum full closure

Details:  The Mullum Mullum (outbound tunnel) closes between 8pm Sunday 18 November through to 5am Monday 19 November for maintenance. 
Detour: Outbound traffic from the Eastern Freeway heading to Eastlink can exit at Springvale Road, travel to Canterbury Road and return to Eastlink. The Maroondah Hwy entry ramps will be closed.

Maribyrnong Road/Raleigh Road, Ascot Vale

Weekend full closure

Details: Raleigh and Maribyrnong Roads close this weekend for tram track and overhead power line works. The intersection of Maribyrnong and Union Roads, Ascot Vale closes at midnight on Friday, and re-opens 6am Tuesday 19 November. Raleigh Road, Maribyrnong closes between Rosamond Road and Van Ness Avenue at the same time to re-open 6am Monday 18 November.

West Gate Bridge

Overnight lane closures

Details: Two left lanes on the West Gate Bridge will close overnight in both directions for works inside the bridge Friday 16 November. Inbound lanes close between 7.30pm and 5am.  Outbound lanes close from 8pm through to 5am.  Speed set at 60km/h during the closures.

M80 Ring Road Altona-bound 

Lane closures

Details: Up to two Altona-bound lanes close overnight between the Calder Freeway and Sunshine Avenue, from 7.30pm to 5.30am. This closure repeats nightly until Sunday 18 November. Delays are expected up to 10 minutes.

M80 Ring Road Greensborough-bound

Lane closures

Details: Up to four Greensborough-bound lanes close overnight between Sunshine Avenue and the Calder Freeway, from 7.30pm to 5.30am. This closure repeats nightly until Wednesday 21 November. All an extra 10 minutes.

Calder Freeway, Keilor North to Sunbury

Overnight lane closures

Details: Speed and lane restrictions in place both directions along sections of the Calder Freeway between Gap Road and the Melton Highway for patching works.  Inbound works from 8pm to 5am. Outbound works from 9pm to 5.30am. The works will include lane closures on the Calder Freeway and various ramp full closures & lane closures. Works are expected to be completed by 7 December.

Dalton Road, Reservoir

Overnight road closure

Details: Dalton Road will close northbound between Keon Parade and Settlement Road for resurfacing works from 9pm Saturday 17 November to 5.30am Sunday 18 November.
Detour: Detour via Keon Parade, High Street and Settlement Road.

Flinders Street Station, CBD

Lane closures

Details: The left turn lane from Swanston Street onto Flinders Street is now closed for major works that will see an extension of the footpath outside the station. Traffic can still turn left from one of the remaining lanes. The works have also closed one pedestrian crossing to the tram stop and Federation Square.

Plenty Road, Whittlesea

Nightly full closure

Details: Plenty Road closes in both directions around the Wallan Road intersection each night until Tuesday 20 November. There are daytime works from 9am to 3pm, with partial or full closures in the area. There are no works 7am-9am or 3pm-5am.
Detour: Southbound detour at Walnut Street, then follow the detour. One northbound lane operates, with traffic controllers on site.

Chandler Highway, Alphington

Lane closures

Details: Night lane closures affecting all directions at the intersection of Heidelberg Road and the Chandler Highway from 8pm to 6am, until 6 December. 

Whitehall Street, Yarraville

Road closure

Details: Whitehall Street closes in both directions between Somerville Road and Earsdon Street tonight from 9.30pm to 5.30am.

Hyde Street, Yarraville

Bridge rehabilitation works

Details: Footpaths will be closed for works between Francis Street and Simcock Avenue from today until Monday 4 March 2019. A detour is in place via the Stony Creek Backwash boardwalk.

Blackburn Road, Blackburn North

Bus stop works

Details: The slip lane from Blackburn Road northbound onto the Eastern Freeway is closed for bus stop works until 20 November. Buses continue to operate and the entry ramp will remain open. 

Gap Road and Horne Street, Sunbury

Nightly roundabout closure

Details: The Gap Road and Horne Street roundabout closes in all directions from midnight to 6am each night Sunday-Thursday until 30 November.
Detour: Via Evans Street, Macedon Street, Pasley Street, Anderson Road and Mitchells Lane.

Buckley Street, Seddon

Nightly road closure

Details: Buckley Street closes nightly between Alexander Street and Admiral Street from 8pm to 6am for works. Works are expected to be completed by Sunday 18 November.
Detour: Via Albert Street and Geelong Street.

Spencer Street and Lonsdale Street, Melbourne

Lane closures

Details: Lonsdale Street has been reduced to one lane in each direction at the Spencer Street intersection for works. These lane closures will be in place for approximately six weeks. Allow extra time.
Detour: Traffic management will be in place. Motorists can use the single westbound lane on Lonsdale Street to turn left, right or to head straight into the Southern Cross Station car park.

Sunshine Road and Wright Street, West Footscray

Road closures

Details: Sections of Sunshine Road and Wright Street close nightly from 8pm to 6am until Friday 14 December for resurfacing works.
Detour: Follow signed detours.

Lesdon Avenue, Cranbourne

Road closure

Details: Lesdon Avenue is closed at the intersection with Thompsons Road until Saturday 8 December.
Detour: Via South Gippsland Highway.

Stoneleigh Road, Cranbourne North

Road closure

Details: Road closed until Friday 21 December at the intersection with Thompsons Road.
Detour: Via Wheelers Park Drive and Waterways Drive

Hallam Road, Lynbrook

Lane closures

Details: Lane closures and turning restrictions are in place at the Hallam Road and South Gippsland intersection until Friday 18 January. South Gippsland Highway is reduced to one lane in both directions near the intersection. Access for local traffic remains open.
Detour: Take Lynbrook Boulevard.

Clarendon Street, East Melbourne

Lane closures

Details: Northbound lanes on Clarendon Street are closed between Wellington Parade and Hotham Street for water main works. Allow extra travel time.
Detour: Detours and traffic management will be in place.

Mornington Peninsula Freeway, Rosebud

Day lane closures

Details: Daily works between Jetty Road and Boneo Road from 8am to 6pm until 30 November. While works are underway, traffic will be reduced to one lane in one direction. The other direction will be detoured via Eastbourne Road. 
Detour: Traffic management crew will be re-directing traffic through Eastbourne Road.

Lyndhurst Boulevard, Lyndhurst

Road closure

Details: Lyndhurst Boulevard is closed at the Thompsons Road intersection until Friday 21 December for works.
Detour: Via Marriott Boulevard and Brookwater Parade.

Punt Road/Swan Street, Richmond

Single lane closures

Details: Overnight and daily speed and lane restrictions are in place at times at the Swan Street intersection. Lane closures also in place for Olympic Boulevard and Swan Street. Works are expected to continue until 21 December. Allow extra time.

Brunton Avenue, Richmond

Nightly closures

Details: All lanes close nightly westbound onto Brunton Avenue from Punt Road 8.30pm to 5.30am (except Saturdays). One left-turning lane from Punt Road northbound into Brunton Avenue closed at all other times until mid-December. 
Detour: Wellington Parade.

Fogarty Avenue, Yarraville

Road closure 

Details: Fogarty Avenue is closed between the Footscray Hockey Club and Strong Street until 5pm on Friday 30 November. Vehicle access to the Footscray Hockey Club remains open. The Yarraville Glory Soccer Club can be accessed on foot via the Footscray Hockey Club.
Detour: Via The Avenue and Benbow Street.

O’Herns Road, Epping

Road closure

Details: O’Herns Road is closed between Miller Street and High Street until mid-December, for works.
Detour: Signed detours are in place via Great Brome Avenue and Lyndarum Drive and Cooper Street and Miller Street.

McCormicks Road, Sandhurst

Road closure

Details: A small section of McCormicks Road is closed just south of Thompsons Road until 21 December 2018. This is to prepare for upgrading this intersection to traffic lights. Plan your trip, expect delays.
Detour: Detour traffic via Wedge Road or Hall Road. Small route changes to the 833 bus so plan ahead.

Whitehall Street, Yarraville

Road closure

Details: Whitehall Street is currently closed northbound between Leek Street and Somerville Road for approximately 12 months, as part of the West Gate Tunnel Project.
Detour: Leek Street, Hyde Street and Somerville Road.

Southbank Boulevard, Melbourne

Road closure

Details: Southbank Boulevard is closed to traffic in both directions between St Kilda Road and Sturt Street. Trams will continue to operate and the precinct will remain open to pedestrians.

Longwarry Road, Nar Nar Goon

Road Closure

Details: Longwarry Road is closed for urgent repair works until tomorrow. Detour signs are in place. 

Childers Street, Kensington

Long-term road closure

Details: Childers Street is closed in Kensington between the Bill Vanina Pavilion and Ormond Street, for Metro Tunnel works. This closure is expected to remain in place until 2022. 
Detour: A detour is in place.

Paringa Road, Altona North

Long-term road closure

Details: Paringa Road is closed in both directions between Millers Road and Langshaw Street, until 2022.
Detour: Via Duosa Road.



Friday 16 November

Westfield Women’s League – Melbourne City v Melbourne Victory – AAMI

Saturday 17 November

Andre Rieu – Rod Laver Arena – 7.30pm to 11pm – Crowd estimated to be around 11,500.

League of Origin Show Day – Margaret Court Arena – 4.30pm to 11pm.

Sunday 18 November

NBL – Melbourne Arena - Melbourne United v Brisbane Bullets – 2.50pm tip off.



*All works are weather dependent and subject to change. 

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