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Grange Road Alphington Community Update – May 2018

21 May 2018

The Victorian Government has removed two dangerous and congested level crossings along the Hurstbridge line, built a brand new Rosanna Station, and duplicated the single section of track between Heidelberg and Rosanna. This will make communities safer and will get commuters in Melbourne’s north east home sooner.

Thank you to everyone for your patience during our major construction blitz. Trains are now running below Grange Road in the new rail trench, allowing traffic and trains to flow more smoothly.

While the major works were completed during our construction blitz, the focus now shifts to finishing the job around Grange Road. Works will continue to complete walking and cycling paths, landscaping, returning Wingrove Street to two-way traffic and remove the site facilities at Hamilton Street.

Image: Aerial shot of the new Grange Road bridge over the rail trench in Alphington

What’s coming up?

New cycling and walking pathsMay/June 2018
LandscapingMid-2018
Removal of site offices on Hamilton StreetMay/June 2018
Returning Wingrove Street to two-way trafficEarly June 2018
Reopening Ravenscourt Place to vehiclesEarly June 2018

Image: View along the completed rail trench in Alphington

24-hour works

Friday 25 May to Monday 28 May 2018.

Road and pedestrian pathway closures

  • Wingrove Street will return to two-way traffic between Martin Court and Kelvin Road in early June 2018.
  • Ravenscourt Place will remain closed until early June 2018.
  • VicTrack land adjacent to Hamilton Street will continue to be used by the project, and the team will start to remove site facilities from the area during May and June 2018.

Rail disruptions

  • Buses replace trains between Clifton Hill and Greensborough from 8:15pm Friday 25 May to last service Sunday 27 May 2018.

Please be aware, regular maintenance on the Hurstbridge line may also impact train services.

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