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Level crossing removed

The level crossings at Maroondah Highway, Lilydale and Manchester Road, Mooroolbark are being removed by building rail bridges over the road.

Two new elevated stations will be built at Lilydale and Mooroolbark as part of the project. A new multi-deck car park will also be built at Mooroolbark Station, which will contribute to doubling car parking to 900 spaces, making it easier for commuters to find a park.

More than 53,000 vehicles travel through these level crossings each day where the boom gates can be down for up to a quarter of the morning peak. There have been 13 crashes in the past 10 years, resulting in one fatal incident.

Early works started in May 2020, with major construction to begin in late 2020.

Both level crossings will be gone in 2022.

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On behalf of the Victorian Government, the Level Crossing Removal Project is overseeing the removal of 75 dangerous and congested level crossings across Melbourne by 2025.


Current works notices

Works notice – Maroondah Highway site establishment and utility relocations, week commencing Monday 23 November

Works notice - Maroondah Highway site establishment and utility relocations, week commencing Monday 9 November

Works notice – Permanent changes to William Street East and West

Current disruptions

28 Sep 2020 1601215200 1672491540 to Dec 2022

Lilydale Station – western car park closure

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BELGRAVE-LILYDALE

The western commuter car park at Lilydale Station will close from Monday 28 September 2020 until 2022.

12 Oct 2020 1602421200 1606827540 to Dec 2020

John Street, Lilydale – lane closures

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BELGRAVE-LILYDALE

There will be intermittent lane closures on John Street, Lilydale from Monday 12 October to December 2020.

Oct 2020 1602680400 1656683940 to Jul 2022

William Street East, Lilydale – car park closure

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BELGRAVE-LILYDALE

Car parking will be removed from William Street East, by Lilydale High School from mid October 2020 to early 2022.

05 Nov 2020 1604494800 1606827540 to Dec 2020

William Street East and West, Lilydale – changed traffic conditions

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BELGRAVE-LILYDALE

Traffic movement on William Street East and West will change permanently, becoming one-way streets from Thursday 5 November to December 2020.

13 Nov 2020 1605186000 1656597540 to Jun 2022

Maroondah Highway, Lilydale – pedestrian crossing closure

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BELGRAVE-LILYDALE

The Maroondah Highway, Lilydale pedestrian crossing will close on the side connecting William Street East and West on Friday 13 November.

23 Nov 2020 1606050000 1607691540 to 11 Dec 2020

John Street, Lilydale - temporary lane closures

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John Street will be reduced to one lane in each direction from Monday 23 November to Friday 11 December.

25 Nov 2020 1606222800 1669899540 to Dec 2022

John Street, Lilydale – pedestrian crossing relocation

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BELGRAVE-LILYDALE

The pedestrian crossing near the roundabout on John Street will be relocated from Wednesday 25 November 2020 to the end of 2022.

07 Dec 2020 1607259600 1607691540 to 11 Dec 2020

William Street East/John Street, Lilydale – intersection closure

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BELGRAVE-LILYDALE

The intersection of William Street East and John Street, at the roundabout, will be closed from Monday 7 December to Friday 11 December.

11 Dec 2020 1607605200 1608469140 to 20 Dec 2020

Lilydale line – buses replace trains

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Buses will replace trains on the Lilydale line between Ringwood and Lilydale stations from 9pm Friday 11 December to the last service on Sunday 20 December.

11 Dec 2020 1607680800 1607716800 to 12 Dec 2020

Maroondah Highway, Lilydale – road closure

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BELGRAVE-LILYDALE

Maroondah Highway will be closed at the Lilydale Station level crossing from 9pm Friday 11 December to 7am Saturday 12 December.

12 Dec 2020 1607716800 1608555540 to Dec 2020

Maroondah Highway, Lilydale – single lane closures

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There will be single lane closures on Maroondah Highway in both directions from 7am Saturday 12 December until Monday 21 December.

News

Removing crossings and boosting parking on the Lilydale line

Removing crossings and boosting parking on the Lilydale line

27 Oct 2020
We’re improving commuter car parking at Lilydale

We’re improving commuter car parking at Lilydale

07 Oct 2020

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Publications

Works notice – Maroondah Highway site establishment and utility relocations, Monday 23 Nov

20 Nov 2020

This works alert provides an overview of current and upcoming changes to the way you travel and the construction activities planned from the week commencing Monday 23 November 2020.

Works notice – Maroondah Highway site establishment and utility relocations, week commencing Monday 16 November

11 Nov 2020

This works alert provides an overview of the construction activities for the Maroondah Highway level crossing removal project that you may notice from week commencing Monday 16 November 2020.

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Maroondah Highway, Lilydale

Current events

Mooroolbark and Lilydale community information sessions – cancelled

Based on current health advice our upcoming Mooroolbark and Lilydale community info sessions have been cancelled. There are a number of ways you can still engage with us. Find out more here.

21 Mar 2020

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