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Road closures

Roads around the City of Melbourne may be closed off for various reasons including major events, roadworks, building work or filming.

Partial road closures are not included in these lists – only full road closures.  

More information

See VicRoads for information on the latest travel and road conditions including:

See Department of Transport for information on major road projects.

Road closures
StreetDatesDetailsPurpose
Market Street MelbourneClosed from today until further advised.Fulltime closure of the northbound carriageway between Flinders Lane and Collins Street.ROAD CLOSURE TO DUE TO UNSAFE BUILDING
Little Collins and Swanston streets Melbourne20 April to 12 June 8pm to 4am Sunday to ThursdayFull closure of the Little Collins Street carriageway between Russell and Elizabeth streets. Partial closure on the Swanston Street carriageway (both directions) at its intersection with Little Collins Street.Gas Utility Works
Keppel and Cardigan Streets, CarltonFriday 24 April to Sunday 24 May, 7am to 5pmClosure and traffic detours at roundabout intersection.Power Utility Works
Manhole installation works27 April to 27 June 2015 Bourke Street, between Russell and Exhibition StreetsManhole installation works
Dorcas and Wells Streets Southbank27 April to 31 July 2015 9am to 4pm weekdays 7am to 5pm weekendsClosures and traffic detours at roundabout intersection. Detours via St Kilda Road, Coventry Street, Kings Way and Bank Street.Road resurfacing works
Punt Road South Yarra1 June to 30 September 2015; 8pm to 6amFull closure of carriageway, alternating between northbound and southbound, between Toorak and Commercial roada.Water main renewal works
Punt Road South Yarra1 June to 1 September; 8.30pm to 6amFull closure of northbound carriageway between Domain Road and Alexandra Avenue.Water main renewal works
Flemington Road ParkvilleFriday 15 to Monday 18 May, 7pm to 5pm Friday 22 to Monday 25 May, 7pm to 5pmFull closure of the southbound service road between Grattan Street and the Haymarket Roundabout, with traffic diverted onto the centre carriageway. Full closure of the northern footpath.Crane lift to remove site tower crane
Swanston Street MelbournePre-welding works 12am 3 June to 12am 6 June Main works 12am 6 June to 5am 9 JunePre-welding works Fulltime partial closure on the Swanston Street northbound carriageway between Flinders Street and Flinders Lane. Main works Fulltime full closure of the Swanston Street carriageway (both directions) between Princes Bridge and Flinders Lane. Fulltime full closure of the Flinders Lane carriageway between Russell and Elizabeth streets. Fulltime full closure of the Swanston Street carriageway (both directions) between La Trobe and Franklin streets. Fulltime full closure of the Swanston Street carriageway (both directions) between Collins and Bourke streets. Fulltime full closure of the Little Collins Street carriageway between Russell and Elizabeth streets. Tram track renewal and maintenance works
Pearl River Road Docklands11 May to 11 June; 7.30am to 5.30pm weekdays; 8am to 5pm Saturdays; 10am to 5pm SundaysFull closure of carriageway south of Docklands Drive.Water utility works
Flinders Lane Melbourne8pm Friday 22 to 7pm Sunday 24 MayWeekend full closure of carriageway between Exhibition and Russell streets, including full closure of the southern footpath.Crane Lift of site tower crane
Heffernan Lane Melbourne12 May to 11 June, 7am to 5pmFull closure of laneway between Lonsdale and Little Bourke Street.Power Utility Works
Russell Street Melbourne5.30am Saturday 23 to 5.30pm Sunday 24 MayWeekend full closure of the Russell Street carriageway (both directions) between Little Collins and Bourke Street, including full closure of the western footpath.Crane lift to install site tower crane
Construction of DDA compliant tram platforms Monday 15 to Monday 29 JuneCollins Street between William and Queen streets. Construction of DDA compliant tram platforms
St Kilda Road Southbank and South Melbourne12am Saturday 4 to 5am Thursday 9 July 2015Fulltime closure of the centre carriageways (both directions) between Southbank Boulevard/Linlithgow Avenue and Park Street, including closure of all pedestrian crossing points.Tram Track and DDA Platform Construction
Grattan Street Parkville9am to 5pm Monday 18 to Friday 22 MayFull closure of eastbound carriageway between Flemington Road and Royal Parade, with contra-flow on the westbound carriageway. Full closure of the northern footpath.Use of boom lift for bridge cladding works
Omni bollards installation works16 and 23 May 2015Elizabeth Street, between Therry and La Trobe streets. Omni bollards installation works
Eastwood Street and Rankins Road Kensington18 to 29 May; 9.30am to 3.30pm weekdays; 7am to 5pm SaturdaysFull road closuresLocate services for road reconstruction
Hayward Lane Melbourne19 to 29 May; 7am to 7pm weekdays; 8am to 3pm SaturdaysFull closures of laneway between Little Lonsdale and La Trobe streets.Use of scissor lift to clean building façade
Lt Collins St - Profile and resheet works23 and 24 May 2015Little Collins Street between Russell and Exhibition streetsProfile and resheet works
Flinder Street Melbourne18 to 25 July 12am to 5am Russell and Exhibition streets open earlierFulltime closure of the Flinders Street carriageway (both directions) between west of Spring Street and west of Russell Street, including closure at intersections of Russell and Exhibition streets. Major traffic detours will be in place.Tram Track Renewal Works
A'Beckett Street Melbourne7am to 9pm, Saturday 13 June Full closure of carriageway (both directions) between Elizabeth and Swanston streets, including full closure of the southern footpath.Crane lift to install site tower crane
Racecourse Road Kensington6am Sunday 28 to 5am Monday 29 JuneFull closure of carriageway (both directions) between Smithfield Road and Stubbs Street.Tram overhead wiring works
Grattan Street Parkville6am Saturday 23 to 8pm Sunday 24 MayFull closure of carriageway (both directions) between Flemington Road and Royal Parade / Elizabeth Street.Use of boom lift to install soffit on bridge
Francis Street Melbourne23 and 24 May 2015 7am to 5pm Saturday 9am to 5pm SundayFull closure of carriageway between King Street and Spencer Street, including full closure of footpaths both sides.Removal of timer fencing
Little Bourke Street Melbourne23 and 24 May 2015 8am to 3pm Saturday 10am to 3pm SundayFull closure of carriageway between Spring Street and Exhibition Street, including full closure of the southern footpath between Harwood Street and Liverpool Street.Use of boom lift to repair façade
Stawell Street West Melbourne22 to 25 May 2015 7am to 5pmFull closure of southbound carriageway between Miller Street and Ireland Street.Crane lift of structural steel
Riverside Quay SouthbankSaturday 23rd through to Wednesday 27th May 2015 8:00am to 5:00pm Saturday 9:30am to 5:00pm weekdaysFull closure of carriageway between Southbank Boulevard and Cook Street, including full closure of the northern footpath.Installation of hoist onto gantry
Little Bourke Street Melbourne5pm Sunday 24th through to 5am Monday 25th May 2015Full closure of carriageway between Russell Street and Elizabeth Street.Use of mobile crane to access chillers
Manhole installation worksSaturday 6 June to Tuesday 30 JuneBourke Street, between Russell and Exhibition streets. Manhole installation works


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