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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
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
Elizabeth Street, Melbourne8pm-5am Sunday to Thursday nights; Monday 4 August to Monday 1 September 2014.Full closure of southbound carriageway between Collins Street and Flinders Street.Water main renewal works
Collins Street, MelbourneMonday 4 to 29 August 2014: Full closures - 9pm-6am, Partial closures - 9.30am-3.30pm (weekdays), Full closures - 7am-5pm (9 to 10 and 16 to 17 August) Full closures of carriageways (both directions) between Elizabeth Street and Russell Street. Partial closures on carriageways (both directions) between Elizabeth Street and Swanston Street.Tram platform upgrade works
Little Bourke Street Melbourne29 August; 4pm to 8pmFull closure of carriageway between Russell and Elizabeth streets. Soft closure only between Russell and Swanston streets.Event closure
Arden Street and Langford Street, North Melbourne12 August to 12 September 2014; 9am-4pm (weekdays) 8am-5pm (Saturdays) 10am-5pm (Sundays)Closures at intersection. Partial closure of the Arden Street eastbound carriageway across Langford Street. Full closure of the Langford Street southbound carriageway between Green Street and Arden Street.Water and sewer tapping works
Leopold Street, South YarraThu 14-Sun 31 August 2014, 8.30am-5pmFull closures of carriageway between Domain Road and Toorak Road.Electrical Utility Worksq
Flinders Lane and Bond Street, MelbourneSaturday 23 August 2014, 8am-7pmFull closure of the Flinders Lane carriageway between Elizabeth Street and Queen Street. Full closure of the Bond Street carriageway between Flinders Lane and Flinders Street.Crane lift of air conditioning equipment
Queens Bridge Street and Power Street, Southbank12.01am, Saturday 30 August through to 5am, Wednesday 3 September 2014: Whiteman Street/Power Street open at 5am, Monday Queens Bridge Street between Flinders Street and Power Street open at 5am, Monday Full closure of the Queens Bridge Street carriageway (both directions) between Flinders Street and City Road. Full closure of the Whiteman Street/Power Street carriageway (both directions) between Clarendon Street and City Road.Tram track renewal works
Swanston Street Carlton23 and 30 August; 7am to 6pm SaturdaysFull closure of northbound carriageway between Victoria and Queensberry streets, including full closure of the western footpath.Gas main works
Little Collins Street, Melbourne23 August 2014, 8am-6pmFull closure of carriageway (both directions) between King Street and Spencer Street, including full closure of the southern footpath.Crane lift of telecommunication equipment
Little Bourke Street and Ramsay Lane, Melbourne23 and 24 August 2014; 8am-3pm Saturday - Little Bourke Street and Ramsay Lane, 9am-6pm Sunday - Ramsay Lane onlyFull closure of the Little Bourke Street carriageway between William Street and King Street, including full closure of the southern footpath. Full closure of Ramsay Lane between Bourke Street and Little Bourke Street.Crane lift of building materials


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