Traffic Alert - Nicholson Street tram works

07 May 2019

Nicholson Street, Brunswick East closes Friday in both directions from Brunswick Road to Blythe Street for works, starting at 11.30pm.

Yarra Trams is installing raised, accessible platforms along Route 96, Melbourne’s busiest tram route, until 12.30am Saturday 18 May.

We suggest drivers plan ahead, avoid the area where possible and consider Lygon Street, Sydney Road or St Georges Road as alternatives.

Buses replace trams on Route 96, running via St Georges Road. Passengers can also catch trams on routes 1 or 6 along Lygon Street, or Route 11 on St Georges Road.

VicRoads engineers will keep a close eye on conditions around the closure and along the detour route, adjusting signals as needed to minimise delays.

For the latest traffic information around the state visit VicTraffic or download the VicTraffic app via your app store. 

If you see any hazards on our roads, please report them to the VicRoads Traffic Management Centre on 13 11 70, open 24/7. In an emergency, call Triple Zero.

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