Centre Road and Bignell Road intersection safety improvements

The Victorian Government is investing $5 million to upgrade the intersection of Centre Road and Bignell Road in Bentleigh East. 

Update - December 2023

We are currently advertising the tender for major construction and expect works to begin in early 2024.

In the interim, we will be undertaking service relocations in and around the intersection.

Telstra asset relocation works

Our contractor will be undertaking Telstra asset relocation work across the intersection in early December.

What to expect

The work will involve drilling and cutting of the road surface and small sections of nature strip, and installation of new pipes, pits and manholes.

The works will take place:

Monday 4 - Friday 8 December (9.30am – 2.45pm) *

Saturday 9 - Sunday 10 December (10am – 5pm) *

Monday 11 – Friday 15 December (9.30am – 2.45pm) *

* NOTE: Times and dates are contingent on favourable weather conditions

There will be rolling lane closures at various stages of the works, with traffic controllers on-site and signage to help direct drivers through the work zone.

Three bus stops will also be impacted during works, with signage and on-site traffic controllers directing patrons to the nearest alternative bus stops.

We expect there will be delays during busy traffic periods.

Please plan ahead and drive to the conditions for the safety of our workers, the community and all road users.

About the project

We’re making things safer at this busy intersection by installing traffic lights, adding dedicated turning lanes on Bignell Road and a new pedestrian crossing on Bignell Road. 

The upgraded intersection will help traffic queuing along Bignell Road safely turn left or right on to Centre Road as well as improving safety for pedestrians accessing nearby St Peter’s Primary School and Catholic Church.

A new coloured bicycle box and line marking will also improve safety for cyclists along Bignell Road, creating separation and reminding drivers of the potential presence of cyclists.

The existing pedestrian crossing on Centre Road, opposite the primary school, will not be impacted by the intersection upgrade works.


Top view (Before and After) 

North high-angle view (Before and After) 

Get in touch

For more information about this project, please get in touch. 

Email: [email protected]

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