Community

Local communities

We are working hard to lessen the impact on those of you living, working or using community facilities, near CityLink and the Tullamarine Freeway. We also want to make sure that you are kept up to date with all upcoming activities in your area.  

Here you'll find details of all construction activities that may impact on local communities. You can navigate on the map to your neigbourhood. Or if you click on View all activities at the bottom of the map, you can view a table of all activities that can be filtered by suburb.

What's happening and where?

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.

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.

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.

Adjacent to CityLink inbound between Bulla Road and Bell Street

Timing:
From January 2016
Direction:
Detour:
What to expect:
We will be undertaking major construction works to build a new inbound two-lane road parallel to CityLink between the Calder/Tulla interchange and Bell Street to separate traffic exiting at Bulla Road and Bell Street. Construction includes piling, excavation and embankments stabilisation works.

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.

Mascoma Street

Timing:
From July 2016
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

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

M80 Ring Road entry ramp to the Tullamarine Freeway

Timing:
End November to mid 2017
Direction: Inbound
Detour: No
What to expect:
Construction works to enable ramp widening and signalling installation. Some tree removal and night work will be required.

Keilor Park Drive entry ramp to the Calder Freeway

Timing:
End November to early 2017
Direction: Inbound
Detour: No
What to expect:
Construction works to enable ramp widening and signalling installation. Some tree removal and night work will be required.

Fullarton Road

Timing:
31 January to 31 July
Direction:
Detour: Yes
What to expect:
Due to the closure of Fullarton Road to westbound traffic near AJ Davis Reserve bus Route 476 (to Plumpton) will be diverted and the following bus stops will not be serviced from the first service on Monday, 30 January 2017 until further notice: Fullarton Road/Coniston Avenue Lock Street/Essendon Keilor College Fullarton Road/McNamara Avenue Rachelle Road/Penleigh and Essendon Grammar Customers are advised to use the temporary bus stops at: Hanson Street/Keilor Road (access via freeway footbridge) Customers for Fullarton Road/Coniston Avenue may also wish to consider bus Route 501 to Niddrie.

Lionel Street

Timing:
From 22 July 2016 until end 2017
Direction:
Detour: No
What to expect:
Construction vehicles and workers accessing and using the site compound day and night until the end of 2017.

Corner of Lorimer Street and Montague Street

Timing:
April 2016 to December 2017
Direction:
Detour: No
What to expect:
24 hour access by small crews of workers for the duration of the project. Trucks unloading construction materials.

English Street bridge (south) and ramps

Timing:
22 May to 26 May 8pm - 6am
Direction: Westbound
Detour: No
What to expect:
Traffic management will replace signals around the bridge intersection during the nightly works. Primary pedestrian access will be maintained between Essendon Fields and Airport West via the Vaughan Street Pedestrian bridge. Traffic management will be available to escort pedestrians across the bridge on an as needs basis. See on-road signs for detours, and check the website for more details.

Activities
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Mode Timing Location Direction Suburb What to expect Detour
Mode: Community Timing: 22 May to 26 May 8pm - 6am Location:
English Street bridge (south) and ramps
Direction: Westbound Suburb: Essendon Fields What to expect: Traffic management will replace signals around the bridge intersection during the nightly works. Primary pedestrian access will be maintained between Essendon Fields and Airport West via the Vaughan Street Pedestrian bridge. Traffic management will be available to escort pedestrians across the bridge on an as needs basis. See on-road signs for detours, and check the website for more details. Detour: No
Mode: Community Timing: End November to early 2017 Location:
Keilor Park Drive entry ramp to the Calder Freeway
Direction: Inbound Suburb: Keilor What to expect: Construction works to enable ramp widening and signalling installation. Some tree removal and night work will be required. Detour: No
Mode: Community Timing: End November to mid 2017 Location:
M80 Ring Road entry ramp to the Tullamarine Freeway
Direction: Inbound Suburb: What to expect: Construction works to enable ramp widening and signalling installation. Some tree removal and night work will be required. Detour: No
Mode: Community Timing: 31 January to 31 July Location:
Fullarton Road
Direction: Suburb: Airport West What to expect: Due to the closure of Fullarton Road to westbound traffic near AJ Davis Reserve bus Route 476 (to Plumpton) will be diverted and the following bus stops will not be serviced from the first service on Monday, 30 January 2017 until further notice: Fullarton Road/Coniston Avenue Lock Street/Essendon Keilor College Fullarton Road/McNamara Avenue Rachelle Road/Penleigh and Essendon Grammar Customers are advised to use the temporary bus stops at: Hanson Street/Keilor Road (access via freeway footbridge) Customers for Fullarton Road/Coniston Avenue may also wish to consider bus Route 501 to Niddrie. Detour: Yes
Mode: Community Timing: From 22 July 2016 until end 2017 Location:
Lionel Street
Direction: Suburb: Essendon Fields What to expect: Construction vehicles and workers accessing and using the site compound day and night until the end of 2017. Detour: No
Mode: Community Timing: April 2016 to December 2017 Location:
Corner of Lorimer Street and Montague Street
Direction: Suburb: Port Melbourne What to expect: 24 hour access by small crews of workers for the duration of the project. Trucks unloading construction materials. 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: Community Timing: From July 2016 Location:
Mascoma Street
Direction: Suburb: Strathmore 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: Community Timing: From 6 October 2015 Location:
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: We will be undertaking major construction works to build a new inbound two-lane road parallel to CityLink between the Calder/Tulla interchange and Bell Street to separate traffic exiting at Bulla Road and Bell Street. Construction includes piling, excavation and embankments stabilisation works. 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:

Key topics

Are we upgrading an interchange near you?

We are upgrading several major interchanges on CityLink and the Tullamarine Freeway. Find out more about what's happening at:

Find a notice about local activities

We often letterbox-drop community notices about upcoming activities to impacted residents. Here's a list of all the notices.

Construction updates

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Questions?

If you have any questions then contact us on 1300 783 947 or citylinktullawidening@roads.vic.gov.au.