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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
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
Epsom Road and Racecourse Road FlemingtonSunday 8 March 2015; 12pm to 11pmChanged traffic and parking conditions, road closures and traffic detours in the vicinity of the Flemington Racecourse. Road closures during the out-phase of the event.2015 Future Music Festival
Epsom Road and Racecourse Road FlemingtonMonday 9 March 2015; 12pm to 10pmChanged traffic and parking conditions, road closures and traffic detours in the vicinity of the Flemington Racecourse. Road closures during the out-phase of the event.2015 Good Life Youth Music Festival
Vaugh Terrace North Melbourne31 October to 19 December; 10am to 4pm weekdays onlyFull closure between Macaulay Road and Canning Street.Drainage works
Crane lift materials8, 15 November and 6 DecemberRiverside Quay, between Southgate Avenue and Cook Street Crane lift materials
Various locations in Southbank6 November to 6 December; VicRoads to determine times for Sturt Street partial road closures (Location 1). For Southbank Boulevard and Moore Street: 9.30am to 5.30pm weekdays 8am to 5pm Saturdays 10am to 5pm SundaysLocation 1: Partial closures on the Sturt Street northbound carriageway between Grant Street and Southbank Boulevard. Location 2: Partial closures on the Southbank Boulevard westbound carriageway between Dodds and Moore streets. 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.Road reinstatement works
Pit and Pipe installation worksBetween 10 November and 10 December; weekends onlyFlinders Lane immediately west of Russell Street Pit and Pipe installation works
Punt Road South Yarra10 November to 24 December; 9.30am to 3.30pm weekdays; 7am to 5pm weekendsFull closure of the southbound carriageway between Alexandra Avenue and The Righi, with southbound traffic diverted onto the northbound fast lane.Water main renewal works
Heffernan Lane Melbourne10 November to December; 7am to 5pmFull closure of laneway between Lonsdale and Little Bourke streets.Power Utility Works
Canning Street CarltonWednesday 12 to Sunday 30 November; 7am to 5.30pm weekdays; 8am to 5pm weekendsFull closure of northbound carriageway between Elgin and Palmerston streets.Citipower works
Gas Utility Works15 November to 30 November; 7am to 5pmFlinders Lane at King Street intersectionGas Utility Works
Canning Street Carlton26 November to 21 December 2014; 7am to 5.30pm weekdays; 8am to 5pm weekendsFull closure of northbound carriageway between Faraday and Elgin streets.Power Civil Works
Todd Road and Cook Street Port Melbourne8pm Friday 5 to 5am Monday 9 December 2014Closures and detours and the roundabout.Drainage and electrical works
Wills Street MelbourneThursday 27 November; 9.30am and 3.30pmFull closure of carriageway between La Trobe and A'Beckett streets, including full closure of the eastern footpath.Crane works
Faraday Street CarltonThursday 27 November; 7am to 9.30amFull closure of westbound carriageway between Lygon and Cardigan streets.Delivery Works
Keppel Street CarltonFriday 28 November; 7am to 3pmFull closure of carriageway from Cardigan Street.Crane lift to remove modular buildings
Crane lift equipment29-November-2014 Flinders Lane, between Market Street and Queen Street Crane lift equipment


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