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What's on City of Melbourne


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.  

University of Melbourne – Open Day

The University of Melbourne will be having an Open Day on Sunday 17 August 2014 between 9am and 5pm.

The following road closures will be installed between 6am and 6pm.

  • Grattan St between Swanston St and Elizabeth St
  • Berkeley St between Grattan St and Pelham St
  • Barry St between Grattan St and Pelham St
  • Leicester St between Grattan St and Pelham St
  • Bouverie St between Grattan St and Pelham St

For any further information, please contact the University of Melbourne on 9035 5511 or via 13MELB@unimelb.edu.au.


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
Railway Place West Melbourne31 May to 26 July; 7am to 6pmFull closure of carriageway between Rosslyn Street and Abbotsford Street. Only one street segment closed at any time. Closures at intersecting side streets included.Construction of noise walls
Various roads in North Melbourne and Parkville24 June through to 24 August; 9.30am to 3.30pm weekdays; 7pm to 5am weekdays; 6am to 6pm weekendsPartial closures on the Peel Street southbound carriageway, between The Haymarket Roundabout and O’Connell Street. Partial closures on the Peel Street southbound carriageway, between O’Connell and Queensberry streets. Partial closures at the intersection of Royal Parade and Grattan Street. Partial closures on the Flemington Road eastbound carriageway at its intersection with The Haymarket Roundabout. Full Closures of the Royal Parade northbound service road, between Grattan Street and Story Street, with northbound traffic diverted onto the centre carriageway. Full Closures of the Royal Parade southbound service road, between Degraves Street and Story Street, with southbound traffic diverted onto the centre carriageway.Water main renewal works
Dryburgh Street and Arden Street North Melbourne7 July to 31 August Partial closure only 9.30am to 3.30pm weekdays; 7am to 5pm weekends Full closure and detours 10am to 2pm Monday to Saturdays; 7am to 5pm SundaysClosures and detours at intersectionWater main repair works
Lonsdale Street and Russell Street, MelbourneLonsdale Street : 5 October through to 15 November 2014; Russell Street : 19 October through to 7 December 2014; 24 hours for both streets.Partial closure on the Lonsdale Street carriageways (fast lanes), both directions between Russell Street and Swanston Street, including full closure of the north to south pedestrian crossing on the west side of Russell Street. Partial closure on the Russell Street northbound carriageway between Bourke Street and Little Bourke Street.Citipower works
Rosslyn Street, West Melbourne9 to 25 July 2014 (weekdays only), 9.30am to 3.30pm.Full closure of westbound carriageway between Spencer Street and Adderley Street, including full closure of southern footpath. Full closure of the Spencer Street western footpath adjacent to subject site.Building maintenance works
Rosslyn Street, West Melbourne15, 16, 22 and 24 July 2014, 7.30pm-11pmFull closure of carriageway between Railway Place and Addlery Street.Event Closure
Caledonian Lane, MelbourneMonday 14 July through to Friday 1 August 2014, 6.30pm-11.30pm (weekday nights)Full closure of laneway between Little Bourke Street and Lonsdale Street.Use of boom lift to repair building façade
Various roads in Melbourne and CarltonSunday 10 August 2014, 6am-5pmFull closure of the Swanston Street northbound carriageway between La Trobe Street and A’Beckett Street, Melbourne. Full closure of the Franklin Street carriageway (both directions) between Swanston Street and Victoria Street, Melbourne. Full closure of the Stewart Street carriageway between Franklin Street and A’Beckett Street, Melbourne. Full closure of the Cardigan Street carriageway (both directions) between Victoria Street and Queensberry Street, Carlton. Full closure of the Earl Street carriageway between Cardigan Street and Orr Street, Carlton. RMIT University Open Day 2014
Various roads in CarltonSunday, 17 August 2014 6am-6pmFull closure of the Grattan Street carriageway (both directions) between Swanston Street and Royal Parade / Elizabeth Street. Full closure of the Berkeley Street carriageway (both directions) between Pelham Street and Grattan Street. Full closure of the Barry Street carriageway (both directions) between Pelham Street and Grattan Street. Full closure of the Leicester Street carriageway (both directions) between Pelham Street and Grattan Street. Full closure of the Bouverie Street carriageway (both directions) between Pelham Street and Grattan Street.Melbourne University Open Day 2014
Grattan Street, CarltonMonday 21 July through to Monday 18 August 2014 24 hours (fulltime closure)Fulltime lane closure both directions between Elizabeth Street and Flemington Road. Two lanes eastbound and one lane westbound.Crane lift to erect bridge structure
A'Beckett Street, MelbourneWednesday 23 July, 9.30am-3.30pmFull closure of carriageways (both directions) between Elizabeth Street and Swanston Street, including full closure of the northern footpath.Use of travel tower and scissor lift to remove overhead gantry
Ievers Street Parkville22 to 31 July; 7am to 4pmFull closure of carriageway (both directions) between The Avenue and Royal Parade.Gas Utility Works
Providence Lane East Melbourne24 July; 10am to 2pmFull closure of laneway between Lansdowne and Albert streets.Crane lift of telecommunication equipment
Leicester Street, CarltonFriday 25 July 2014, 7am-5pmFull closure of southbound carriageway between Queensberry Street and Berkeley Street, including full closure of the eastern footpath.Use of boom lift for façade works
Lonsdale Street, Melbourne26 and 27 July; 7am to 6pm Saturday; 9am to 6pm SundayFull closure of westbound carriageway between King and Spencer streets, with contra-flow operation on the eastbound carriageway.Crane lift to remove overhead gantry
Collins Street, MelbourneSaturday 26 July, 8am-6:30pm and Sunday 27 July, 10am to 6pmFull closure of westbound carriageway between Spring Street and Exhibition Street, including full closure of the southern footpath.Crane lift to erect overhead gantry


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