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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
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
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
St Kilda Road Melbourne29 September; 5am to 1pmFull closure of the southbound service road between Princes Bridge and Government House Drive, with southbound traffic diverted onto the centre carriageway. Full closure of the northbound U-turn lane outside Hamer Hall. Full closure of the Linlithgow Avenue (both directions) between St Kilda Road and Linlithgow Avenue.Event Closure
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
Flinders Lane Melbourne13 to 27 September; 7am to 5pm weekends onlyFull closure of carriageway (both directions) between Spencer and King Streets.Power Utility Works
Various locations in Melbourne12 to 26 September 2014; 9am-4pm (weekdays) 8am-5pm (Saturdays) 10am-5pm (Sundays)Full closure of Sutherland Street between Little Lonsdale Street and Guildford Lane. Full closure of McLean Alley between Guildford Lane and Sutherland Street. Full closure of Little La Trobe Street and Literature Lane and Literature Lane.Excavation works for public lighting
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


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