The level crossing at Ferguson Street in Williamstown is scheduled for removal between 2019 and 2022.
Works are at the early planning stage and a decision of the design to be used to remove the crossing as not yet been made.
The Ferguson Street level crossing is used by 22,000 vehicles daily and is a major safety hazard for pedestrians, cyclists and drivers in the area. This level crossing has been the site of tragedy, with two pedestrian fatalities and one serious incident involving a cyclist.
Removing dangerous and congested crossings sooner
Contracts for the removal of a dozen level crossings in Melbourne's north, west and south-east have been signed, worth more than a billion dollars combined.
The Level Crossing Removal Authority has been busy investigating a number of ways to remove the Aviation Road level crossing.
ontracts are now signed, with work to start soon on the long awaited partial duplication of the Altona Loop and removal of five more dangerous and congested level crossings in Melbourne's west.
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