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Level crossing removed

Construction has now started to remove the level crossing at Aviation Road in Laverton.

The crossing will be removed by moving the road onto a new bridge over the railway lines.

A bridge over the Werribee line was found to be the best design for this site following community consultation, planning and engineering advice.

The road bridge, a new walking and cycling path along Maher Road and improvements to the forecourt area will be delivered in the first stage of the project.

The important pedestrian underpass to connect commuters to the nearby Aircraft Station will be completed in the second stage, which will align with level crossing removal works at Werribee and Cherry streets in Werribee. This will reduce the number of rail shutdowns needed on the Werribee line.

The level crossing will be removed by early 2020.

Current disruptions

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Aviation Road, Laverton – Lane closures

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WERRIBEE LINE

Traffic at the Aviation Road roundabout in Laverton will be reduced to one lane in each direction for up to five weeks, from early July to mid August 2019.

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Aircraft Station – Car park changes

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WERRIBEE LINE

Up to 50 car spaces will be closed in the Aircraft Station car park from Saturday 20 July until Sunday 21 July and from Saturday 27 July until Sunday 28 July.

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Aviation Road, Laverton community update – June 2019

03 Jun 2019

We are now starting to build the ramp for the road bridge on the Maher Road side of the site.

Aviation Road, Laverton community update – May 2019

20 May 2019

Concrete has now been poured on the bridge deck to form the new road bridge over the rail line at Aviation Road, Laverton. This is a key step in removing the level crossing for good by early 2020.

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Aviation Road, Laverton

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