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Boom Gates Gone
Completion

Major construction to remove the level crossing at Buckley Street in Essendon is now complete.

The level crossing has been removed by building a road underpass beneath the railway line, and we've included new service roads to maintain local access.

Minor works, including landscaping, will continue until early 2019.

Buckley Street is one of the key arterial roads in Melbourne’s inner north west, connecting Keilor and Avondale Heights in the west with Mt Alexander Road in the east.

Before the level crossing was removed, the boom gates were down for about 78 minutes during the morning peak, impacting the 11,000 vehicles that used the road each day.

Current disruptions

28 Mar 2018 to 1522155600 1544878740 Dec 2018

Essendon Station: Long term car park closures

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As part of works associated with the Buckley Street Level Crossing Removal Project, there will be closures of the Sherbourne Street and Essendon Street car parks at Essendon Station.

Affected suburbs

Feb 2018 to 1519563600 1543409940 Nov 2018

Intersection closure of Buckley and Russell streets

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The 475, 476, 477, 483, 501, 503 and 10 buses will temporarily move from Russell Street (Essendon Train Station) to Mount Alexander Road.

Affected suburbs

29 Jun 2018 to 1530194400 1542373140 Nov 2018

Essendon Station underpass closures

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We are undertaking upgrades to the central underpass until mid-November, so the way you move through the station will change over the coming weeks. We’ll do this work in stages so that access to the central underpass will always be maintained from one side.

Affected suburbs

17 Nov 2018 to 1542373200 1542545940 18 Nov 2018

Rose Street, Essendon closures

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As part of works associated with the Buckley Street Level Crossing Removal Project, Rose Street in Essendon will be closed .

Affected suburbs

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All the latest on Buckley

30 Oct 2018
Buckley Street is now open

Buckley Street is now open

28 Sep 2018

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