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 - March 2017

Community engagement

Come and meet the project team, ask questions and find out more about the design for the upgrade at two community information sessions.

When
Wednesday 15 March 2017 

Where
Watergardens Shopping Centre (outside Athlete's Foot)
399 Melton Highway, Taylors Lakes

Time
Session 1: 11am-1pm

Session 2: 2pm-4pm

Project background

Long queues at the roundabout of Kings Road and Taylor 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?

Construction works will commence in April 2017 with the project to be completed in late 2017.

During the project, we will provide updates to the local community regarding the progress of the project and 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

For more information about the Kings Road and Taylors Road intersection upgrade project:

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

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