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Start of works - Melbourne Airport to Bulla Road

Expect changed traffic conditions as construction starts on this section.

What's happening and where?

Wallace Crescent

Timing:
30 May - 31 Oct
Direction:
Detour: Yes
What to expect:
Detour of shared user path

124-126 Sharps Road

Timing:
May 2016 to Mid 2018
Direction:
Detour: No
What to expect:
Construction vehicles and workers accessing and using the site compound day and night for the duration of the project

Corner of Lorimer Street and Montague Street

Timing:
April 2016 to December 2017
Direction:
Detour: No
What to expect:
We have established a temporary storage area for the CityLink Tulla Widening project and an emergency response waiting bay for CityLink incident response crews. These areas will be accessed day and night by small crews of workers for the duration of the project. Trucks unloading construction materials will also access the area.

Moonee Ponds Creek Pond

Timing:
March to July 2016
Direction:
Detour: No
What to expect:
We will be working in the pond area of Moonee Ponds Creek to widen the Flemington Road off-ramp. These works will generate noise as they include frequent use of heavy construction equipment and vehicles including piling rigs, excavators and trucks.

Adjacent to CityLink inbound between Bulla Road and Bell Street

Timing:
From January 2016
Direction:
Detour:
What to expect:
Construction works such as excavation and embankment stabilisation

Pascoe Vale Road between Loeman Street and CityLink entry ramp

Timing:
From 15 January
Direction:
Detour:
What to expect:
We will be working in the Strathmore area to widen the bridge that passes over Pascoe Vale Road and to build extra lanes on CityLink. There will be changed traffic conditions on Pascoe Vale Road, including a 40km p/h speed limit and temporary lane closures and traffic management during works.

Adjacent to eastern side of Strathmore Secondary College

Timing:
From 24 November 2015
Direction:
Detour: No
What to expect:
We will be working in the Strathmore area to widen the bridge that passes over Pascoe Vale Road. There will be changed conditions including temporary closures to footpaths near the construction area. Traffic management will be in place to safely guide pedestrians around the works.

End of Evans Street next to Moonee Ponds Creek

Timing:
From 4 January 2016
Direction:
Detour:
What to expect:
We have installed a temporary pole to run a communications cable over Moonee Ponds Creek for the duration of the project.

Meaden Street

Timing:
November 2015 to late 2017 (Pending access to land)
Direction:
Detour:
What to expect:
We have established a CityLink Tulla Widening site compound that will be utilised by our workers for the duration of the project. Changed traffic conditions near our site include a temporary pedestrian crossing, construction vehicles entering/exiting and some use of parking in nearby local streets, if necessary.

On CityLink between Flemington Road and Brunswick Road

Timing:
From 6 October 2015
Direction:
Detour:
What to expect:
Night works; changed traffic conditions on the freeway, entry and exit ramps – including lane closures.

Moonee Ponds Creek Trail – under Pascoe Vale Road outbound exit ramp adjacent to Strathmore Secondary College

Timing:
From 24 November 2015
Direction:
Detour: No
What to expect:
Changed alignment of trail

Mount Alexander Road footpath

Timing:
February to December 2016
Direction:
Detour: Yes
What to expect:
Footpath closure

Moonee Ponds Creek Trail from Ormond Park to Fenton Street

Timing:
January to December 2016
Direction:
Detour: Yes
What to expect:
Footpath closure

Moreland Road exit ramp

Timing:
30 May 9pm - 5pm
Direction: Outbound
Detour: Yes
What to expect:
Full ramp closure and signed detour in place

English Street entry ramp

Timing:
28 May and 30 May 11pm- 5am
Direction: Inbound
Detour: Yes
What to expect:
Inbound entry ramp closed from 11pm to 5am. Signed detour in place.

English Street exit ramp

Timing:
28 May, 30 May to 2 June 11pm- 5am
Direction: Inbound
Detour: Yes
What to expect:
Inbound exit ramp closed from 11pm to 5am. Signed detour in place.

Bulla Road exit ramp

Timing:
29 May 9pm - 5am
Direction: Inbound
Detour: Yes
What to expect:
Full ramp closure and signed detour in place

Bell Street entry ramp

Timing:
26 May 9pm - 5am
Direction: Outbound
Detour: Yes
What to expect:
Entry ramp closed 9pm to 5am. Signed detour in place

Tullamarine Freeway between Melrose Drive and just south of English Street entry ramp

Timing:
28 May to 16 June 9pm - 5am
Direction: Inbound
Detour: No
What to expect:
Nightly lane closures, reduced speed limit of 40km/h

Bolte Bridge and West Gate Freeway

Timing:
21 March 2016 to 30 September 2017
Direction: Eastbound
Detour:
What to expect:
Delays mainly for traffic heading to the city in the morning peak. Learn more.

Filter by location:
Mode Timing Location Direction Suburb What to expect Detour
Mode: Community Timing: 28 May 9am - 12pm Location: Kernan Street Direction: Suburb: Strathmore What to expect: Construction vehicle, construction and traffic workers. Street closure Detour: No
Mode: Drivers Timing: 29 May 9pm - 5am Location: Bulla Road exit ramp Direction: Inbound Suburb: Essendon North What to expect: Full ramp closure and signed detour in place Detour: Yes
Mode: Drivers Timing: 28 May and 30 May 11pm- 5am Location: English Street entry ramp Direction: Inbound Suburb: Essendon Fields What to expect: Inbound entry ramp closed from 11pm to 5am. Signed detour in place. Detour: Yes
Mode: Drivers Timing: 30 May 9pm - 5pm Location: Moreland Road exit ramp Direction: Outbound Suburb: Brunswick What to expect: Full ramp closure and signed detour in place Detour: Yes
Mode: Drivers Timing: 28 May, 30 May to 2 June 11pm- 5am Location: English Street exit ramp Direction: Inbound Suburb: Essendon Fields What to expect: Inbound exit ramp closed from 11pm to 5am. Signed detour in place. Detour: Yes
Mode: Drivers Timing: 6 & 7 June 9pm - 5am Location: West Gate Freeway to Bolte Bridge exit ramp Direction: Eastbound Suburb: Port Melbourne What to expect: Full ramp closure and signed detour in place Detour: Yes
Mode: Drivers Timing: 28 May to 16 June 9pm - 5am Location: Tullamarine Freeway between Melrose Drive and just south of English Street entry ramp Direction: Inbound Suburb: Essendon Fields What to expect: Nightly lane closures, reduced speed limit of 40km/h Detour: No
Mode: Community Timing: March to July 2016 Location: Moonee Ponds Creek Pond Direction: Suburb: Flemington / Travancore What to expect: We will be working in the pond area of Moonee Ponds Creek to widen the Flemington Road off-ramp. These works will generate noise as they include frequent use of heavy construction equipment and vehicles including piling rigs, excavators and trucks. Detour: No
Mode: Community Timing: April to August 2016 Location: CityLink freeway Direction: Outbound Suburb: Flemington / Travancore What to expect: We will be working in the Moonee Ponds Creek area between Travancore Park and CityLink to build new noise walls. These works will generate noise as they include frequent use of heavy construction equipment and vehicles including piling rigs, excavators and trucks. Detour: No
Mode: Community Timing: May to September 2016 Location: Southbank near Westgate Freeway Direction: Suburb: Southbank What to expect: We will be working underneath the West Gate Freeway in the Southbank/South Melbourne to complete a series of day time only piling works to strengthen and widen the freeway above. These works will generate noise as they include frequent use of heavy construction equipment and vehicles including piling rigs, excavators and trucks. There will be changed footpath conditions for pedestrians on sections of Clarendon Street and City Road. Traffic management including signage and personnel will be in place throughout the area to safely guide, motorists, cyclists and pedestrians around works. Detour: No
Mode: Community Timing: 30 May - 31 Oct Location: Wallace Crescent Direction: Suburb: Pascoe Vale South What to expect: Detour of shared user path Detour: Yes
Mode: Community Timing: April 2016 to December 2016 Location: Northern section Direction: Inbound and Outbound Suburb: Pascoe Vale What to expect: We will be in the area of Greenbank Crescent, Pascoe Vale Road and Bulla Road to widen the existing Moonee Ponds Creek and Pascoe Vale Road bridges, and build the new Bell Street bridge and extra lanes on CityLink. These works will generate noise as they include frequent use of heavy construction equipment and vehicles including cranes, piling rigs, excavators and trucks. Construction crews will also be working throughout the area. There will also be temporary traffic management for changed traffic conditions on local roads and footpaths. Detour: No
Mode: Cyclists Timing: February to December 2016 Location: Mount Alexander Road footpath Direction: Suburb: Flemington / Travancore What to expect: Footpath closure Detour: Yes
Mode: Cyclists Timing: January to December 2016 Location: Moonee Ponds Creek Trail from Ormond Park to Fenton Street Direction: Suburb: Moonee Ponds What to expect: Footpath closure Detour: Yes
Mode: Drivers Timing: 21 March 2016 to 30 September 2017 Location: Bolte Bridge and West Gate Freeway Direction: Eastbound Suburb: Southbank What to expect: Delays mainly for traffic heading to the city in the morning peak. Learn more. Detour:
Mode: Community Timing: April 2016 to December 2017 Location: Corner of Lorimer Street and Montague Street Direction: Suburb: Port Melbourne What to expect: We have established a temporary storage area for the CityLink Tulla Widening project and an emergency response waiting bay for CityLink incident response crews. These areas will be accessed day and night by small crews of workers for the duration of the project. Trucks unloading construction materials will also access the area. Detour: No
Mode: Community Timing: May 2016 to Mid 2018 Location: 124-126 Sharps Road Direction: Suburb: Tullamarine What to expect: Construction vehicles and workers accessing and using the site compound day and night for the duration of the project Detour: No
Mode: Drivers Timing: 26 May 9pm - 5am Location: Bell Street entry ramp Direction: Outbound Suburb: Pascoe Vale What to expect: Entry ramp closed 9pm to 5am. Signed detour in place Detour: Yes
Mode: Cyclists Timing: From 24 November 2015 Location: Moonee Ponds Creek Trail – under Pascoe Vale Road outbound exit ramp adjacent to Strathmore Secondary College Direction: Suburb: Strathmore What to expect: Changed alignment of trail Detour: No
Mode: Community Timing: From 24 November 2015 Location: Adjacent to eastern side of Strathmore Secondary College Direction: Suburb: Strathmore What to expect: We will be working in the Strathmore area to widen the bridge that passes over Pascoe Vale Road. There will be changed conditions including temporary closures to footpaths near the construction area. Traffic management will be in place to safely guide pedestrians around the works. Detour: No
Mode: Community Timing: From 6 October 2015 Location: On CityLink between Flemington Road and Brunswick Road Direction: Suburb: Flemington / Travancore What to expect: Night works; changed traffic conditions on the freeway, entry and exit ramps – including lane closures. Detour:
Mode: Community Timing: November 2015 to late 2017 (Pending access to land) Location: Meaden Street Direction: Suburb: Southbank What to expect: We have established a CityLink Tulla Widening site compound that will be utilised by our workers for the duration of the project. Changed traffic conditions near our site include a temporary pedestrian crossing, construction vehicles entering/exiting and some use of parking in nearby local streets, if necessary. Detour:
Mode: Community Timing: From 4 January 2016 Location: End of Evans Street next to Moonee Ponds Creek Direction: Suburb: Moonee Ponds What to expect: We have installed a temporary pole to run a communications cable over Moonee Ponds Creek for the duration of the project. Detour:
Mode: Community Timing: From January 2016 Location: Adjacent to CityLink inbound between Bulla Road and Bell Street Direction: Suburb: Essendon North What to expect: Construction works such as excavation and embankment stabilisation Detour:
Mode: Community Timing: From 15 January Location: Pascoe Vale Road between Loeman Street and CityLink entry ramp Direction: Suburb: Strathmore What to expect: We will be working in the Strathmore area to widen the bridge that passes over Pascoe Vale Road and to build extra lanes on CityLink. There will be changed traffic conditions on Pascoe Vale Road, including a 40km p/h speed limit and temporary lane closures and traffic management during works. Detour:

Project Updates

Funding boost for Strathmore

27 May 2016

Strathmore Secondary College prepares for modern learning environment.

Freeway closure between Flemington Road and Bulla Road

26 May 2016

Freeway works this Saturday night and Sunday morning will affect your journey to Melbourne Airport

Changed traffic conditions as construction starts on Melbourne Airport to Bulla Road section

23 May 2016

Road users are advised of upcoming changed traffic conditions, including nightly lane closures and temporary ramp closures, inbound on the Tullamarine Freeway from this Saturday 28 May, 2016.

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