Kings Road and Taylors Road intersection upgrade, Delahey

We’re upgrading the Kings Road and Taylors Road intersection in Delahey to make it safer and improve traffic flow.

Project update - September 2017

The new Kings and Taylors Roads intersection is starting to take shape. 

We’ve relocated essential underground services including gas, phone and water connections, and works are well underway on widening Kings Road.

Over the coming weeks, we’ll be starting work on widening Taylors Road, before removing the roundabout and installing the new traffic lights, bicycle lanes and footpaths.

We’re on track to switch on the new traffic lights in November 2017.

Project background

Long queues at the roundabout of Kings Road and Taylors Road are prompting drivers to take unnecessary risks to enter the intersection.

About the project

Replacing the existing roundabout with traffic lights will reduce traffic queues and improve safety by providing a more controlled intersection. 

The $7.3 million upgrade will improve traffic flow on Kings Road and Taylors Road and reduce travel times, particularly during the busy morning and afternoon peak periods.

Kings Rd and Taylors Intersection upgrade map (small)

View a larger version of the Kings Rd and Taylors Intersection upgrade [PDF 512Kb]

Benefits

  • removing the existing roundabout
  • installing new traffic lights
  • innovative raised intersection to improve safety
  • new signalised pedestrian operated crossings  
  • new bicycle lanes and priority boxes for cyclists at traffic lights 
  • new footpaths

What happens next?

We'll continue to provide updates to the local community regarding the progress of the project, and will let you know about any planned works that may cause disruptions or delays. 

While there may be reduced speed limits and some lane closures, the intersection will remain open at all times.

Contact us

Email: [email protected]
Call:   (03) 9313 1286
Write: VicRoads - Metro North West - 499 Ballarat Road, Sunshine VIC 3020 

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