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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 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
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
Punt Road, South Yarra9pm, Monday 10 November through to 3am, Tuesday 11 November 2014Full closure of northbound carriageway between Moubray Street and Commercial Road, with two-way traffic maintained on the southbound carriageway under contra-flow operations.Crane Lift of MRI equipment
Riverside Quay, SouthbankSunday 16 November 2014, 5am to 3pmFull closure of carriageway between Southbank Boulevard and Southgate Avenue.Event Closure
Tattersalls Lane, Melbourne4pm, Thu 20 Nov through to 1am, Fri 21 Nov 2014Full closure of the laneway between Little Bourke Street and Lonsdale Street, including full closure of Stevenson Lane.Event Closure
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
Grattan Street ParkvilleMonday 20th October to Friday 14th November 2014 24 hours a dayFulltime closure of the westbound carriageway between Royal Parade/Elizabeth Street and Flemington Road, with two-way traffic maintained on the eastbound carriageway via contra-flow operations.Crane Lift to assemble bridge
Caledonian Lane Melbourne10am Thursday 20th to 1am Friday 21st NovemberFull closure of laneway between Little Bourke and Lonsdale Streets.Event Closure
Gower Street KensingtonSaturday 15th November; 8am to 3pmFull closure of carriageway (both directions) between Derby Street and Macaulay Road.Event Closure
Little Collins Street MelbourneSaturday 8 November; 11am to 6pmFull closure of carriageway (both directions) between King and Spencer streets, including full closure of the southern footpath.Event Closure
Alexandra Avenue South YarraEvery weekend from 24 October to 24 November; 8pm Friday to 5am MondayWeekend full closures of carriageway between Punt Road and Anderson Street.Water main renewal works
Rosslyn Street West Melbourne25 October and 14 and 15 November; 6.15pm to 11.00pmFull closure of carriageway (both directions) between Railway Place and Adderley Street.Event Closure
Royal Parade Parkville27 October to 3 November 2014; 8pm to 6amFull closure of southbound service road at Leonard Crescent, with southbound traffic detours via the centre carriageway.Sewer utility works
Various roads in South Yarra1 to 15 November; 9am to 3pmPartial closure on the Domain Road carriageway between Walsh and Leopold streets. Partial closure on the Leopold Street carriageway between Domain Road and Toorak Road West. Full closure of the Anderson Street southbound carriageway between Acland Street and Domain Road. Full closure of the Marne Street carriageway between Toorak Road West and Domain Road.Citipower works
City Road Southbank2 to 5 November 2014; 10pm to 5amFull closure of westbound carriageway between Sturt Street and Southbank Boulevard, and partial closure on the eastbound carriageway.Use of scissor lifts to install lining under awning
Higson Lane Melbourne6 and 7 November 2014; 7am to 7pmFull closure of laneway from Flinders Lane.Installation of overhead gantry
Blackwood Street North MelbourneMonday 10th November; 9:00am to 5.30pmFull closure of the southbound carriageway between Flemington Road and Courtney Street, including full closure of the eastern footpath.Crane Lift to remove demolition rubbish
Queen Street and Little Lonsdale Street Melbourne5 to 20 November; 8pm to 5amPartial closure on the Queen Street northbound carriageway between Lonsdale and La Trobe streets. Full closure of the Little Lonsdale Street carriageway between Queen and Elizabeth streets.Sewer Utility Works
Therry Street Melbourne9 to 25 November; Full timeFull closure of carriageway between Queen and Elizabeth Streets.Event Closure
Vaugh Terrace North Melbourne31 October to 19 December; 10am to 4pm weekdays onlyFull closure between Macaulay Road and Canning Street.Drainage works
Therry Street and Queen Street Melbourne9 to 25 November; 24 hour closure of Therry Street; Closure of Queen Street only on Wednesdays and Sundays.Full closure of the Therry Street carriageway between Queen and Elizabeth streets. Full closure of the Queen Street carriageway, between Franklin and Victoria streets. Access into car park maintained.Event Closure
Russell Street and Little Bourke Street, Melbourne22 October to 2 November; 8pm to 5.30amFull closure of the Russell Street northbound carriageway between Bourke and Lonsdale streets. Full closure of the Little Bourke Street carriageway between Russell and Elizabeth streets.Citipower works


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