The dangerous level crossing at Aviation Road, Laverton will be removed by moving the road onto a new bridge over the railway lines.
Construction is set to start by the end of 2018.
Several design options for this site were considered, with feedback sought from stakeholders including council and the local community. After further technical investigations a road bridge over the existing rail lines has been selected as the design.
Pedestrian safety will also be significantly improved and it will be much easier for people to get around when a new pedestrian underpass is built connecting Maher Road and Aircraft Station to the station car park.
We're looking at innovative ways to ensure the road bridge fits with the character of the area, including planting and treatments.
Aviation Road community drop-in sessions
Come along to one of our drop-in sessions this month to learn more about the Aviation Road level crossing removal project and help shape the look and feel of the design features.View details
Aviation Road-over-rail design selected
A road will be built over the level crossing at Aviation Road, removing it forever!
A road will be built over the level crossing at Aviation Road, removing it forever and making way for new walking and cycling paths, pedestrian crossings and a well-lit pedestrian underpass.
The dangerous and congested level crossing at Aviation Road in Laverton will be the next to go in Melbourne’s west and we’re seeking your input on design solutions.
Receive emails on the progress of the Level Crossing Removal Project
Receive SMS on the progress of the Level Crossing Removal Project
Stay up to date with the progress of the Level Crossing Removal Project