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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.  

Melbourne Spring Fashion Week events

Friday 28 August

  • Bourke St Mall closed between 2pm and 10pm
  • Ltl Bourke St closed between Russell St and Elizabeth St between 2pm and 12am including:
    • Waratah Place
    • Caledonian Lane will be accessible from Lonsdale St up to the Emporium Loading Dock
    • Local access will be permitted up to Tattersalls Lane.

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 June to 30 September 2015; 8pm to 6amFull closure of carriageway, alternating between northbound and southbound, between Toorak and Commercial roada.Water main renewal works
Waratah Place Melbourne22 June to 22 September 2015 7:00am to 5:00pm in Waratah Place 9:30am to 3:30pm in Lonsdale StreetFull closure of laneway between Lonsdale Street and Little Bourke Street. Partial closure on the Lonsdale Street westbound carriageway between Russell Street and Waratah Place.Power Utility Works
Punt Road and Domain Road South Yarra30 June to 30 September 2015 10pm to 6amClosures and detours at intersection. Traffic on Domain Road will require to detour via Toorak Road West. Traffic on Punt Road will contra-flow on the northbound carriageway.Water main renewal works
Heffernan Lane Melbourne25 June to 22 September 2015 7:00am to 5:00pm in Heffernan Lane 9:30am to 3:30pm in Lonsdale StreetFull closure of laneway between Lonsdale and Little Bourke Street. Partial closure on the Lonsdale Street westbound carriageway between Waratah Place and Heffernan Lane.Power Utility Works
Full closure of Little Bourke Street, between Russell Street and Swanston Street,Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 August 2015, and Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 August 2015, with proposed working hours starting between 7am to 5pm Full closure of Little Bourke Street, between Russell Street and Swanston Street, Full closure of Heffernan Lane, between Lonsdale Street and Little Collins Street, Full closure of Waratah Place, between Lonsdale Street and Little Collins Street, and Partial closure of Lonsdale Street westbound bus lane, immediately west of Russell Street Power Utility Works
Collins Street and King Street Melbourne16 August to 9 November 2015 8:30pm to 5:00am Sunday to Thursday nights 6:00am to 3:00pm weekendsFull closure of the Collins Street eastbound carriageway between Spencer Street and King Street. Partial closure on the King Street northbound carriageway between Flinders Lane and Collins Street.Drainage Renewal Works
Therry Street Melbourne9 August to 6 September 2015 7:30am to 3:00pmFull closure of westbound carriageway between Victoria Street and Elizabeth Street.NBN Utility Works
Elizabeth Street Melbourne12 August to 10 October 2015 9:30am to 3:00pm weekdays 7:00am to 4:00pm weekendsFull closure of carriageways (both directions) between the Haymarket Roundabout and Victoria Street, alternating between the centre carriageways and the service roads.Tree Pruning Works
Sturt Street and Moore Street Southbank14 August to 14 September 2015 Sturt Street: VicRoads times - likely night time hours Moore Street: 9:30am to 5:30pm weekdays, 8:00am to 5:00pm Saturdays and 10:00am to 5:00pm SundaysFull closure of the Sturt Street northbound carriageway between Miles Street and Southbank Boulevard. Full closure of the Moore Street southbound carriageway south of Southbank Boulevard, with contra-flow on the northbound carriageway. Power Utility Works
Collins Street Docklands18 August to 6 September 2015 7am to 5pmFull closure of carriageway (both directions) between Bourke Street and North Wharf Road.Power Utility Works
NBN Utility Worksbetween 18-August-2015 and 17-September-2015 Coromandel Place off Little Collins Street NBN Utility Works
Stawell Street West Melbourne17 September 2015 7am to 7pmFull closure of carriageway (both directions) between Miller Street and Ireland Street, including full closure of the eastern footpath.Crane lift of site tower crane
Bourke Street Docklands5 and 12 September 2015 7am to 5pmFull closure of eastbound carriageway between Harbour Esplanade and Batmans Hill Drive, including full closure of the northern footpath.Crane lift of air conditioning units
Lonsdale Street MelbourneSaturday 12th September 2015 8am to 6pmFull closure of westbound carriageway between William Street and King Street, including full closure of the southern footpath.Crane lift of air conditioning units
Grattan Street ParkvilleSaturday 17th October 2015 8am to 4pmFull closure of westbound carriageway between Elizabeth Street and Flemington Road, including full closure of the southern footpath.Crane lift of MRI
Lansdowne Street East MelbourneSunday 6th December 2015 and Sunday 7th February 2016 12:00am to 11:30pm both SundaysFull closure of carriageway (both directions) between Victoria Parade and Wellington Parade.Event Closure
Meyers Place MelbourneSunday 11th October 2015 8am to 8pmFull closure of laneway between Little Collins Street and Bourke Street.Event Closure
Villiers Street North Melbourne7 and 8 September 2015 8:30am to 4:30pmFull southbound closure between Flemington Road and Vale Street, with contra-flow on the northbound carriageway. No access for Vale Street traffic into Villiers Street.Line marking and barrier installation
Balston Street Southbank2 to 23 September 2015 7am to 6pmFull closure of carriageway between City Road and Kavanagh Street.Trenching works
Power utility works05-September-2015 and 06-September-2015 Globe Alley and Tattersalls Lane, off Little Bourke Street Power utility works
Riverside Quay Southbank7 to 13 September 2015 9:30am to 5:00pm weekdays 8:00am to 5:00pm Saturday 10:00am to 5:00pm SundayFull closure of carriageway between Southbank Boulevard and Cook Street, including full closure of the northern footpath.Installation of façade steel
Little Bourke Street MelbourneSaturday 5th September 2015 8am to 2pmFull closure of carriageway between Russell Street and Swanston Street, including full closure of the southern footpath between La Trobe Place and Tattersalls Lane.Crane lift of equipment from rooftop
Lonsdale Street and William Street Melbourne5 and 6 September 2015 8:00am to 6:00pm Saturday 10:00am to 6:00pm SundayFull closure of the westbound carriageway between William Street and King Street, including full closure of the southern footpath. Partial closure on the William Street northbound carriageway between Little Bourke Street and Lonsdale Street, including full closure of the western footpath.Crane lift of glass
Francis Street Melbourne5 and 6 September 2015 7am to 5pm Saturday 8am to 5pm SundayFull closure of carriageway between King Street and Spencer Street, including closure of footpaths on both sides.Removal of overhead gantry
The Avenue Parkville7 and 8 September 2015 7am to 7pmFull closure of carriageway between Royal Parade and MacArthur Road, including full closure of the eastern footpath.Crane lift of panels
Little La Trobe Street MelbourneSaturday 5th September 2015 8:00am to 11:30amFull closure of carriageway between Swanston Street and Elizabeth Street.Crane lift of machinery
Flinders Lane MelbourneSaturday 5th September 2015 8am to 6pmFull closure of carriageway between Spring Street and Exhibition Street, including full closure of the northern footpath between Spring Street and Howitt Lane.Removal of waste material
Various locations in Melbourne and Southbank3 to 21 September 2015 8pm to 4amFull closure of the Flinders Street westbound carriageway between Wellington Parade and Batman Avenue. Partial closure on eastbound carriageway. Partial closure on the Spencer Street carriageway (both directions) between Collins Street and Little Collins Street. Full closure of the Bourke Street eastbound carriageway between Spencer Street and King Street. Partial closure on the westbound carriageway. Full closure of the Elizabeth Street carriageway (both directions) between Little Lonsdale Street and La Trobe Street, with traffic diverted onto the tram reserve. Full closure of the Nicholson Street carriageway (either direction at a time) between Albert Street/Lonsdale Street and Little Bourke Street. Partial closure on the Clarendon Street/Spencer Street carriageway (both directions) between Flinders Street and Normanby Road/Whiteman Street.Installation of Adhsel fixtures
Moray Street and Catherine Street Southbank7 September to 30 October 2015 7am to 7pm weekdays 8am to 3pm SaturdaysPartial closures on the Moray Street carriageway between City Road and Moray Street. Full closures of the Catherine Street carriageway between Moray Street and Clarke Street.Sewer connection works
Queen Street MelbourneSaturday 5th September 2015 6am to 6pmFull closure of northbound carriageway between A'Beckett Street and Franklin Street.Telecommunication works
Therry Street Melbourne9th October to 27th November 2015 5pm to 9pmFull closure of carriageway between Queen Street and Elizabeth Street.Food Truck Market
Collins Street Docklands9 to 11 September 2015 6:30am to 7:00pmFull closure of westbound carriageway between Merchant Street and Bourke Street, including full closure of the southern footpath.Crane lift to install overhead gantry


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