Coburns Road intersection safety improvements, Melton

We’re improving safety for all road users travelling along Coburns Road, Melton. This is a $2.36 million project, funded by Towards Zero – Victoria’s plan to ensure no one is seriously injured or killed on our roads. As a part of Towards Zero, we’re upgrading traffic signals at high-risk intersections across Melbourne to improve safety and traffic flow on our road network.

Project update - October 2020

The final stage of work involves asphalting and line-marking at the intersections.

We will be asphalting and line-marking at:

  • the Coburns Road and Barries Road intersection
  • the on ramps onto the Western Freeway 

We’re starting works in mid-October and expect to complete construction in November. Crews will be working at night to minimise disruption to traffic. You may see our crews working during the following times:

  • 8pm to 5.30am - Sunday to Thursday

How will these works impact you?

While we’re completing these works, you can expect to see:

  • temporary lane closures with signed detours in place along Western Freeway, Melton Highway and High Street
  • reduced speeds of 40km/h through the works area to keep our crew and road users safe
  • some noise, vibration and dust.

Project background

As a part of this project, we will be implementing controlled right turn movements at the Coburns Road/Barries Road intersection on the east and west approaches, during off peak periods.

Drivers turning right onto Western Freeway will now have a right-turn arrow, to allow them to travel through the intersection safely.

Contact us

If you have any questions regarding this project, contact our Project Engineer Alex Southey:

Call:    0447 516 142

Email: [email protected]

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