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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
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
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
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
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
Canning Street CarltonMonday 13 to Monday 27 October; 24 hours a dayFulltime full closure of northbound carriageway between Kay and Neill streets.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
Lonsdale Street Melbourne5am Saturday 18 to 7pm Sunday 19 October; 5am Saturday 25 to 7pm Sunday 26 OctoberWeekend full closure of the westbound carriageway between King and Spencer streets.Crane Lift to install site tower crane
Queen Street Melbourne18, 19, 25 and 26 October; 5am to 5pm weekends onlyFull closure of southbound carriageway between Lonsdale and Bourke streets, including full closure of the eastern footpath between Lonsdale and Little Bourke streets.Crane lifting works
Flinders Lane Melbourne18, 19, 25 and 26 October; 7am to 4pmFull closure of westbound carriageway between William and King streets.Citipower works
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
Pelham Street CarltonWednesday 22 and Thursday 23 October; 7am to 5pmFull closure of westbound carriageway, between Cardigan and Swanston streets, with two-way traffic maintained on the eastbound carriageway under contra-flow operations. Full closure of the southern footpath.Crane lift to remove overhead gantry and Alimak
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
City Road and Clarendon Street Southbank3am Saturday 25 October to 5am Monday 27 OctoberWeekend closure and traffic detours at intersection. Traffic on City Road must turn left into Clarendon Street. Detours will be in place past the worksite. Through traffic on Clarendon Street will be maintained past the worksite, with right turn bans into City Road.Tram track maintenance 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
Russell Street and Little Bourke Street, Melbourne27 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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