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What's on City of Melbourne


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.  

University of Melbourne – Open Day

The University of Melbourne will be having an Open Day on Sunday 17 August 2014 between 9am and 5pm.

The following road closures will be installed between 6am and 6pm.

  • Grattan St between Swanston St and Elizabeth St
  • Berkeley St between Grattan St and Pelham St
  • Barry St between Grattan St and Pelham St
  • Leicester St between Grattan St and Pelham St
  • Bouverie St between Grattan St and Pelham St

For any further information, please contact the University of Melbourne on 9035 5511 or via 13MELB@unimelb.edu.au.


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
Various roads in Melbourne and CarltonSunday 10 August 2014, 6am-5pmFull closure of the Swanston Street northbound carriageway between La Trobe Street and A’Beckett Street, Melbourne. Full closure of the Franklin Street carriageway (both directions) between Swanston Street and Victoria Street, Melbourne. Full closure of the Stewart Street carriageway between Franklin Street and A’Beckett Street, Melbourne. Full closure of the Cardigan Street carriageway (both directions) between Victoria Street and Queensberry Street, Carlton. Full closure of the Earl Street carriageway between Cardigan Street and Orr Street, Carlton. RMIT University Open Day 2014
Various roads in CarltonSunday, 17 August 2014 6am-6pmFull closure of the Grattan Street carriageway (both directions) between Swanston Street and Royal Parade / Elizabeth Street. Full closure of the Berkeley Street carriageway (both directions) between Pelham Street and Grattan Street. Full closure of the Barry Street carriageway (both directions) between Pelham Street and Grattan Street. Full closure of the Leicester Street carriageway (both directions) between Pelham Street and Grattan Street. Full closure of the Bouverie Street carriageway (both directions) between Pelham Street and Grattan Street.Melbourne University Open Day 2014
Grattan Street, CarltonMonday 21 July through to Monday 18 August 2014 24 hours (fulltime closure)Fulltime lane closure both directions between Elizabeth Street and Flemington Road. Two lanes eastbound and one lane westbound.Crane lift to erect bridge structure
Gatehouse Drive, KensingtonSaturday 26 July through to Sunday 3 August 2014: 10am-3pm (weekdays); 8am-6pm (Saturdays); 10am-6pm (Sundays).Full closure of southbound carriageway between Smithfield Road and Musgrove Mews. Partial closure of the Smithfield Road westbound carriageway at Gatehouse Drive.Installation of gantry and scaffolding
Elizabeth Street and Victoria Street, MelbourneFull time: from 5am Saturday 2 August through to 4am Monday 4 August 2014. Fulltime closure of the Elizabeth Street centre carriageways (both directions), between Queensberry Street and Victoria Street, with traffic diverted onto the service roads. Fulltime partial closure on the Elizabeth Street carriageways (fast lane both directions), between Victoria Street and Therry Street. Fulltime closure of the Victoria Street carriageways (both directions), between Peel Street and Bouverie Street. Fulltime closures of the east-west signalised pedestrian crossings across Elizabeth Street on both sides of Victoria Street.Tram track renewal 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
Spring Street and Collins Street Melbourne2 and 3 August; Stage 1: 7am to 5pm; Stage 2: 1am to 5amStage 1: Partial closures of road and footpath at intersection. Stage 2: Full closures of road and footpath at intersection - Collins Street westbound closed between Spring and Exhibition streets. Spring Street northbound closed between Flinders Lane and Collins Street.Gas main works
McCrackens Lane Melbourne2 August; 8am to 2pmFull closure of laneway from Little Collins Street.Crane lift to remove generator
Providence Lane, East MelbourneSunday 3 August 2014, 10am-4pmFull closure of laneway between Lansdowne Street and Albert Street.Crane lift of telecommunication equipment
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
Gipps Street, East MelbourneMonday 4 August 2014, 9am-4pmFull closure of eastbound carriageway between Clarendon Street and Powlett Street, including full closure of the northern footpath.Use of boom lift to maintain/upgrade building
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


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