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Indigenous artwork to shine in Sydenham

Indigenous artwork to shine in Sydenham

The new open space near the old Melton Highway level crossing is set for another artistic makeover.

17 May 2019

Melton Highway artwork is on the level

Melton Highway artwork is on the level

There will be one final twist in the tale of the Melton Highway Level Crossing Removal Project, with the proposed public artwork now finalised.

05 Oct 2018

Six and out for Melton Highway's road bridge

Six and out for Melton Highway's road bridge

All six lanes on the Melton Highway bridge in Sydenham are now open to traffic following the completion of major works this month.

26 Sep 2018

Join us on 6 October for Melton Highway’s community fun day

Join us on 6 October for Melton Highway’s community fun day

The Level Crossing Removal Authority would like to thank the Sydenham and Taylors Lakes communities for your patience during the construction works at Melton Highway.

25 Sep 2018

Melton Highway bridge nearly complete

Melton Highway bridge nearly complete

Vehicles are now travelling on both sides of the Melton Highway’s new road bridge over the Sunbury-Bendigo line, with the northern side opening to traffic this week.

10 Aug 2018

Public artwork at Melton Highway

Public artwork at Melton Highway

A public artwork will be installed under a new road bridge in Sydenham, as part of the Melton Highway Level Crossing Removal Project.

06 Aug 2018

Shear determination gets Bianca her dream job

Shear determination gets Bianca her dream job

Melton Highway Level Crossing Removal Project worker Bianca Round’s time as a hairdresser and work experience in a shearing shed provided the perfect launching pad for a move into construction.

03 Jul 2018

A big piece of the puzzle

A big piece of the puzzle

When imagining the materials used to support a road bridge, large white foam blocks aren’t usually what come to mind. But on the new Melton Highway bridge, this is exactly what we’re using!

25 Jun 2018

Melton Highway weekend closure

Melton Highway weekend closure

To safely build the second half of the new road bridge at Melton Highway, a section of the highway will be closed at the rail line from 8:00pm Friday 13 April until 5:00am Monday 16 April 2018.

06 Apr 2018

Public art for the Melton Highway project!

Public art for the Melton Highway project!

We’ve announced an Expression of Interest process for a public artwork to be installed under a new road bridge in Sydenham, as part of the Melton Highway level crossing removal project.

02 Mar 2018

Twelfth crossing removed at Melton Highway

Twelfth crossing removed at Melton Highway

Motorists have said goodbye to the dangerous and congested level crossing on Melton Highway in Sydenham this week

02 Feb 2018

Works begin on Melton Highway level crossing removal

Works begin on Melton Highway level crossing removal

Work has begun to remove the dangerous and congested Melton Highway level crossing in Sydenham.

24 Feb 2017

Shortlist of bidders for Melton Highway level crossing removal works announced

Shortlist of bidders for Melton Highway level crossing removal works announced

A shortlist of bidders to remove the Melton Highway level crossing in Sydenham has been announced.

27 Jul 2016

Melton Highway Level Crossing Removal Project released to market

Melton Highway Level Crossing Removal Project released to market

Expressions of interest for the design and construction of a road bridge over the rail line at Melton Highway, Sydenham, are being sought.

31 May 2016

Four more level crossings removals announced

Four more level crossings removals announced

The Andrews Labor Government has announced that it will fast-track the removal of four more dangerous and congested level crossings.

29 Nov 2015

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