Plan ahead for holiday construction blitz
IF you are heading to Melbourne over the school holidays you are urged to plan, with work ramping up on major transport projects across Victoria.
The State Government will use the quieter school holiday period for another construction blitz on the Metro Tunnel, City Link-Tulla widening, the Monash Freeway upgrade and level crossing removals.
As part of the Metro Tunnel works St Kilda Road will be reduced to one lane city bound from September 25 to October 14 to continue service relocation and early works for the new underground station at Domain.
Metro Tunnel works at Parkville will see Royal Parade reduced to one lane city bound from October 2 until mid-November and weekend closures of Grattan Street, east of Royal Parade during October and November.
Shoppers at the popular Direct Factory Outlet in Essendon will need to allow extra travel time, with the Bulla Road Bridge closed from October 2-20 for major upgrades.
There’s also significant works across the rail network, with overnight and weekend works on the South Morang, Werribee, Williamstown, Cranbourne and Pakenham lines.
There will also be overnight closures on sections of the Monash Freeway between Warrigal Road and the Princes Highway and on Spencer Street in the CBD.
For a full list of works and closures and to plan your journey, visit vicroads.vic.gov.au and ptv. vic.gov.au.