Maintenance works on Johnston Street, Abbotsford

14 May 2019

We’re resurfacing sections of Johnston Street between Hoddle Street, Collingwood and Clarke Street, Abbotsford.

What we are doing

This work involves asphalting sections of the road, including traffic management at the following locations:

  • Hoddle Street to Clarke street (both sides of the road)

This maintenance work is necessary to improve the condition of the road’s surface to ensure the future safety and reliability of the road.

When to expect us

Our crews will be working from 19 - 22 May 2019 between 9pm - 5am. 

How will these works impact you?

During these maintenance works, there will be:

  • staged closures of Johnston Street
  • detours supported by on-site traffic management 
  • a speed reduction to ensure the safety of our work crews and motorists
  • medium-high level of noise, vibration and dust from the works. 

More information on detours

  • During works between Hoddle Street and Clarke Street, there’ll be detours in place for:
    • Fitzroy bound traffic via Clarke Street, Abbotsford Street, Studley Street and Hoddle Street
    • Kew bound traffic via Hoddle Street, Victoria Street and High Street.
  • During works at the intersection of Johnston Street and Clarke Street (Kew bound side of the road), there’ll be detours via:
    • Nicholson Street, Victoria Street and High Street.

Works are also subject to dry weather conditions, and if these conditions do not allow works to be undertaken they may need to be rescheduled.

Plan ahead, look out for extra signage and traffic management crews on site to help direct traffic throughout these works.


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