The level crossing at Cherry Street, Werribee will be removed by building a road bridge over the rail line, creating a new direct connection between Tarneit Road and the Princes Highway, adjacent to the Wyndham City Council offices.
Construction will begin in early 2020, improving safety and reducing congestion for the busy Watton Street shopping precinct and local Werribee community.
The Cherry Street level crossing will be the first in the area to begin construction, with the level crossings at Old Geelong Road in Hoppers Crossing and Werribee Street in Werribee to follow soon after. All three will be removed in 2022.
As part of the Cherry Street project, we’ll build a new underpass and plaza to provide a safe crossing for pedestrians and cyclists to move around and open space for the community to enjoy.
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On behalf of the Victorian Government, the Level Crossing Removal Project is removing 75 dangerous and congested level crossings across Melbourne by 2025.
Current works notices
Bus route 180 – stop closure
From Tuesday 16 June until late 2020, the Route 180 bus stop (to Werribee Station) at Tarneit Road/Glenluss Street will be temporarily closed.
Cherry Street, Werribee – footpath closure
A section of the eastern footpath on Cherry Street, Werribee will be closed from Monday 7 September to mid 2021. From October, pedestrians will also be detoured via Tarneit Road from Railway Avenue until mid 2021.
Princes Highway/Wattle Avenue, Werribee – access and traffic changes
To safely complete works to signalise the intersection, we’ll need to temporarily restrict access between Wattle Avenue and Princes Highway until late 2020.
Bus route 153 – stop closure
The route 153 bus stop (to Werribee Station) on Wattle Avenue/Princes Highway will be closed from Tuesday 6 October 2020 to early 2021.
Bus route 443 – stop closures
Bus Route 443 (To Werribee Station - Southern Loop via South Werribee) will not service selected bus stops from Monday 26 October to Friday 20 November.
Werribee line – buses replace trains
Buses will replace trains between Laverton and Werribee stations on the Werribee line from 8.30pm Sunday 29 November to last service Sunday 6 December.
Publications01 Oct 2020
Works to signalise the intersection at Wattle Avenue and Princes Highway have begun and will continue until late 2020.25 Sep 2020
This works notice provides an overview of the changes to the way you’ll travel and construction activities that you may notice during October.