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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
Punt Road South Yarra1 September to 31 December; 8pm to 5amFull closures of northbound carriageway between Commercial and Toorak roads.Water main renewal works
Toorak Road and Walsh Street South Yarra1 September to 31 December; 8pm to 5amPartial closure on the Toorak Road carriageway between Marne Street and Punt Road. Full closure of the Walsh Street carriageway between Domain and Toorak roads.Water main renewal works
Various roads in North MelbourneSunday 19th October; 1am to 11pmFull closure of the Victoria Street carriageway (both directions) between Curzon and Leveson Streets. Full closure of the Errol Street carriageway (both directions) between Arden and Victoria Streets. Full closure of the Queensberry Street carriageway (both directions) between Curzon and Leveson Streets. Full closure of the Hawke Street carriageway (both directions) between King and Victoria Streets. Full closure of the King Street carriageway (both directions) between Victoria and King Streets.Event closure
Various locations in Carlton24 September to 23 November, 2014Partial closure of Swanston Street southbound carriageway, between Queensberry Street and Victoria Street (7.30am – 4.30pm). Partial closure of Queensberry Street westbound carriageway, immediately east of Swanston Street (7.30am – 4.30pm). Partial closure of Victoria Street eastbound carriageway (two lane closure), between Swanston Street and Rathdowne Street (9pm – 6am). Partial closure of Swanston Street southbound carriageway (bicycle lane), between Grattan Street and Queensberry Street (7.30am – 4.30pm). Partial closure of Victoria Street northbound side streets, between Swanston Street and Rathdowne Street (9pm – 6am). Partial closure of Victoria Street southbound side street, between Swanston Street and Rathdowne Street (9pm – 6am). Full closure of Swanston Street southbound carriageway, between Grattan Street and Pelham Street (9pm – 6am). Full closure of Swanston Street southbound carriageway, between Queensberry Street and Victoria Street (9pm – 6am). Full closure of Swanston Street both directions, between Grattan Street and Pelham Street (9pm – 6am). Full closure of Swanston Street both directions, between Queensberry Street and Victoria Street (9pm – 6am). Gas Main Works
A'Beckett Street Melbourne23 September to 31 October 2014 Various working timesClosures and traffic detours in A'Beckett Street between Elizabeth Street and Queen Street, including partial closures at intersections. Day and night works.Water main utility works
Various locations in Southbank29 September to 17 October 2014 VicRoads to determine times for Sturt Street closures (Location 1). For Southbank Boulevard and Moore Street: 9:30am to 5:30pm weekdays 8:00am to 5:00pm Saturdays 10:00am to 5:00pm SundaysLocation 1: Full closures of the Sturt Street carriageways (both directions) between Miles Street and Southbank Boulevard. Location 2: Partial closures on the Southbank Boulevard westbound carriageway between Dodds Street and Moore Street. Location 3: Full closures of the Moore Street southbound carriageway, south of Southbank Boulevard, with two-way traffic maintained on the northbound carriageway under contra-flow operations with traffic controllers.Power Utility Works
Flinders Lane MelbourneSunday 5th October 8am to 5pmFull closure of carriageway between Russell and Elizabeth Streets.Telecommunication Utility Works
Meyers Place MelbourneSunday 12th October 2014 8am to 8pm Meyers Place is closed every day between 5pm and 11pm.Full closure of laneway between Little Collins Street and Bourke Street.Event closure
Catherine Street Southbank30 September through to 2 October 2014 7:00am to 5:30pmFull closure of carriageway (both directions) between Clarke Street and Moray Street, including full closure of the northern footpath.Concrete pour
Bullens Lane Melbourne2 October 2014 9am to 5pmFull closure of laneway (north to south section) from the south side of Little Bourke Street.Overhead power works
Lonsdale Street and Russell Street, MelbourneLonsdale Street: 29 September through to Monday 17 November 2014 Russell Street south of Little Bourke Street: 13 October through to 7 December 2014 Russell Street north of Lonsdale Street: 20 October through to 7 December 2014Partial 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. Partial closure on the Russell Street northbound carriageway between Lonsdale Street and Little Lonsdale Street. The southbound fast lane will be closed during working hours only.Citipower works
Queen Street Melbourne4 October 2014 8am to 7pmFull closure of carriageway (both directions) between Flinders Lane and Collins Street, including full closure of the eastern footpath.Crane Lift of air conditioning unit
King Street and Flinders LaneStage 1: Sat 4 to Sun 12 Oct 2014 - 7am to 5pm, weekends only. Stage 2: Fri 3 to Thu 23 Oct 2014 - 9pm to 5am, Sunday to Thursday nights. Stage 3: 25th to 30th October 2014 - 7:00am and 5:00pm on the weekend, and between the hours of 9:00pm and 5:00am on weeknights.Stage 1: Full closures of the Flinders Lane carriageway, between King Street and Spencer Street. Partial closures on the King Street northbound carriageway, across Flinders Lane. Stage 2: Closures at the intersection of King Street and Flinders Lane. Westbound traffic on Flinders Lane before King Street will be required to turn left or right into King Street. Eastbound traffic on Flinders Lane before King Street will not be able to turn right into King Street but may travel through or turn left. The northbound carriageway on King Street will closed down to one lane past Flinders Lane including right turn ban into Flinders Lane. The southbound carriageway on King Street will be reduced to two lanes past Flinders Lane including right turn ban into Flinders Lane. Stage 3: Closures at the intersection of King Street and Flinders Lane. Full closures of the Flinders Lane carriageway, between William Street and King Street, with westbound traffic detours via Collins Street. Eastbound traffic on Flinders Lane, before King Street, will only be able to turn left into King Street and then into Collins Street. The southbound carriageway on King Street will be reduced to one through lane and one right turning lane at Flinders Lane. Gas Utility Works
Flinders Lane Melbourne4 October; 7am to 6pmFull closure of carriageway between Exhibition and Russell streets, including full closure of the northern footpath between George Parade and Russell Street.Crane lift of boiler


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