Point Nepean Road pedestrian improvements

We’re making Point Nepean Road safer for pedestrians and the local community thanks to the Australian Government’s $3 billion Road Safety Program, being delivered in partnership with the Victorian Government, resulting in safer, connected journeys in Victoria.   

About the project

Point Nepean Road is a critical road link servicing key communities along the Mornington Peninsula. It provides access to beaches, businesses and residential properties close to the foreshore. We have heard that there are insufficient safe crossing locations along this road and the high vehicle and pedestrian volumes, particularly during holiday periods increasing safety risks. 

To improve safety, we’re installing pedestrian crossings on Point Nepean Rd in Dromana, Rye & Sorrento.

Community information sessions

Drop in any time to the Sorrento Community Centre to meet the team and learn more about upcoming works on:

  • Saturday 25 June (10am – 12.30pm)
  • Wednesday 29 June (5pm – 7.30pm)

Click here to register for the information sessions

or email [email protected]

What are we doing?

We’re installing a pedestrian operated crossing at Point Nepean Road near Tyrone Avenue in Rye, to give pedestrians a safe place to cross to access the beach and foreshore. 
The 3.5km section of Point Nepean Road between Saint Johns Wood Road and Dundas Street has two pedestrian refuges along the entire section, with no signalised crossings provided. 

Our project development team has conducted an assessment of the area, and this location has been chosen as a priority based on safety and accessibility. 

We’re installing a pedestrian refuge island at Point Nepean Road near Codrington Street in Dromana, to give pedestrians a safe place to cross to access the beach and foreshore. 

Our project development team has conducted an assessment of the area, and this location has been chosen as a priority based on safety and accessibility. 

We’re installing a pedestrian operated crossing at Point Nepean Road near Holyrood Avenue in Sorrento, to give pedestrians a safe place to cross to access the beach and foreshore. 

The 3.5km section of Point Nepean Road in Sorrento has two pedestrian refuges along the entire section, with no signalised crossings provided. Between 2016 to 2020, four serious crashes occurred along this section of road with two crashes occurring near Holyrood Avenue, and one resulting in serious injury. 

Our project development team has conducted an assessment of the area, and this location has been chosen as a priority based on safety and accessibility. 

Contact us

To find out more about this project email our project team at [email protected] 

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