Young Street improvements project, Frankston

From 2016–2017 works were carried out to create a pedestrian friendly boulevard on Young Street between Wells Street and Beach Street.

The project created a safer environment for pedestrians, improved bus services and provided better connections within the Frankston Station precinct. 

Since completion of this project, we identified some issues from previous works. We’re working to rectify these issues and deliver further improvements to enhance the community’s experience and safety within the area.

Project update - September 2019

From Sunday 06 October until late-November 2019, we’ll be working to make improvements along Young Street between Playne Street and Beach Street. 

What to be aware of

  • Works will be carried out at night under full road closure between 6pm – 6am from Sunday through to Thursday. 
  • There may be some works on weekends and we’ll provide advance notice if this is required.
  • There may be some day works, but we’ll maintain pedestrian and vehicle access if this occurs and provide advance notice.
  • We’ll continuously maintain pedestrian access to Young Street businesses and Frankston Station.
  • Access for local residents will be maintained and traffic management will be on site to assist
  • To minimise impacts on traffic and traders, there will be no work during Melbourne Cup from Saturday 02 November until Sunday 10 November.
  • Throughout the project, buses will be relocated from Young Street to Beach Street or Young Street South. Further information can be found below. 
  • Extra customer service officers will be on the ground assisting passengers with their enquiries and directing them where to go.
  • During works, there will be times when some car parking spaces will be unavailable.

If Young Street in Frankston is part of your journey, please plan ahead and allow extra time. 

Bus stop locations

During works, buses were relocated to Young Street South and Beach Street. Buses returning to Young Street on Monday morning 18 November

Extra customer service officers will be on the ground assisting passengers with getting where they need to go through the precinct. Bus routes are operating from the following locations:

Young Street, South of Wells Street 772, 774, 775, 779, 780, 781, 782, 783, 784, 785
Beach Street 770, 771, 773, 776, 788, 832, 833, 887, 901

For further information on bus timetables visit the PTV website or contact PTV on 1800 800 007.

Taxi Locations

During works, taxi bays were relocated to Young Street South outside of Tasman Meats and also Beach Street. 

Project background

This project is being completed as part of the Victorian Government’s wider Frankston Station Precinct Redevelopment project.  

About the project

The project includes:

  • widening some sections along the northbound side of Young Street between Wells Street and Station Street to allow more space for buses
  • adding an additional taxi bay to relieve traffic build up at the Wells Street intersection
  • installing a new zebra crossing at Ross Smith Avenue East to improve pedestrian safety
  • improving bus stops and bus bays on Young Street 
  • upgrading the tactile ground surface indicators at traffic lights and bus stops to improve accessibility for all pedestrians along Young Street and Beach Street and ensure the area is compliant with the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA).
  • asphalt resurfacing along Young Street between Playne and Beach Street

Contact us

For more information about the Young Street improvements project, please get in touch.

Email: [email protected]

 

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