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We're removing 10 more level crossings by 2025, bringing the total to 85 level crossings gone for good.

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Level crossing removed

The level crossing at Swanpool Avenue, Chelsea is being removed by lowering the rail line into a trench and Swanpool Avenue will be closed to vehicles.

Argyle Avenue will have new road connection at the current level and Thames Promenade will be extended to the Nepean Highway. The Chelsea Road level crossing will also be closed to vehicles.

The new road connection between Thames Promenade and the Nepean Highway will create a direct connection to major arterial roads, including the Mornington Peninsula Freeway and future Mordialloc Freeway.

A new Chelsea Station, with improved pedestrian and bus connections, will be built as part of the project.

The boom gates at the three Chelsea level crossings can be down for up to 40 per cent of the morning peak, when up to 30 trains run through the crossings. Current network plans to increase the number of trains running on the Frankston line, means more boom gate downtime.

Construction started in 2020, with all level crossings from Edithvale to Bonbeach gone in late 2021.

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You can also text ECB to 0429 839 892 to sign up to alerts for traffic and construction impacts for the Edithvale, Chelsea and Bonbeach level crossing removal projects.

On behalf of the Victorian Government, the Level Crossing Removal Project is removing 85 dangerous and congested level crossings across Melbourne by 2025.


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Current works notices

Works notice – Edithvale, Chelsea and Bonbeach mid September works

Works notice – 24 hour works in Edithvale, Chelsea and Bonbeach, September to November

Works notice – night works in Edithvale, Chelsea and Bonbeach in August and September

Works notice – Station Street, Chelsea water main upgrades


Current disruptions

12 Jul 2020 1594476000 1641041940 to Jan 2022

Chelsea Station – car park closure

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The Chelsea Station car park will close from Sunday 12 July 2020 to early 2022.

Aug 2020 1596204000 1638363540 to Dec 2021

Edithvale, Chelsea and Bonbeach – impacts to pedestrian crossings

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There will be impacts to pedestrian crossings in Edithvale, Chelsea and Bonbeach from August 2020 to late 2021.

04 Sep 2020 1599141600 1641041940 to Jan 2022

Bus routes 706 and 902 – stop closures

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Bus Routes 706 (to Mordialloc) and 902 (to Airport West) will not service selected bus stops from Friday 4 September 2020 to early 2022.

05 Sep 2020 1599228000 1641041940 to Jan 2022

Station Street, Edithvale, Chelsea and Bonbeach – changed traffic conditions

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There will be changed traffic conditions along Station Street, between Edithvale, Chelsea and Bonbeach from September 2020 through to early 2022. Changes include lane closures, reduced speeds, parking closures, footpath closures and bike lane closures.

Oct 2020 1601474400 1646139540 to Mar 2022

Chelsea Station precinct changes

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There will be access changes around Chelsea Station from October 2020 to mid 2022 to allow for level crossing removal works.

05 Oct 2020 1601816400 1640955540 to Dec 2021

Bonbeach – various lane closures, car parking and access changes

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There will be various lane closures, car parking and access changes on Nepean Highway, Station Street, Breeze Street, Monica Avenue and York Street, Bonbeach from Monday 5 October 2020 to late 2021.

05 Oct 2020 1601816400 1641041940 to Jan 2022

Nepean Highway, Aspendale, Edithvale, Chelsea and Bonbeach – lane closures

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Nepean Highway will be reduced to two northbound lanes and one southbound lane between Birdwood Street, Aspendale and the Patterson River bridge, Bonbeach from Monday 5 October 2020 to early 2022.

Jun 2021 1623679200 1640955540 to Dec 2021

Station Street, Chelsea – northbound lane closure

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There will be intermittent northbound lane closures on Station Street between Chelsea Road and the Chelsea Station underpass from mid June to late 2021.

17 Jun 2021 1623852000 1643633940 to Jan 2022

Bus routes 706, 858 and 902 – Chelsea Station bus stop closure

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The Chelsea Railway Station/Station Street bus stop will close from Thursday 17 June 2021 to early 2022. Bus route 706 (to Mordialloc), route 858 (both directions) and route 902 (both directions) will be impacted.

19 Jul 2021 1626616800 1626616800

Chelsea Road, Chelsea – permanent level crossing closure

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The Chelsea Road, Chelsea level crossing is permanently closed from Monday 19 July.

23 Jul 2021 1626962400 1633870740 to Oct 2021

Bondi Road, Bonbeach – level crossing closure

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The Bondi Road, Bonbeach level crossing is closed from Friday 23 July to early October 2021.

25 Jul 2021 1627135200 1638277140 to Nov 2021

Edithvale, Chelsea and Bonbeach – station closures

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Edithvale, Chelsea and Bonbeach stations are closed.

10 Sep 2021 1631196000 1635771540 to 01 Nov 2021

Frankston Station – car space closures

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Up to 70 car spaces in the Frankston Station car park will be unavailable from 4am Friday 10 September to 6am Monday 1 November.

10 Sep 2021 1631196000 1635771540 to 01 Nov 2021

Mordialloc Station - car space closures

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50 car spaces in the Mordialloc Station car park will be unavailable from 4am Friday 10 September to 6am Monday 1 November.

13 Sep 2021 1631530800 1635771540 to Nov 2021

Frankston and Stony Point lines – buses replace trains

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Buses replace trains on the Frankston and Stony Point lines between Mordialloc, Frankston and Stony Point from 9pm Monday 13 September.

05 Oct 2021 1633366800 1635094800 to 25 Oct 2021

Moorabbin Station – car space closures

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There will be car space closures at Moorabbin Station from 4am Tuesday 5 October to Monday 25 October.

19 Oct 2021 1634562000 1634562000

Swanpool Avenue, Chelsea – permanent level crossing closure

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The Swanpool Avenue, Chelsea level crossing has permanently closed to vehicles.

News

How to build a rail trench...or three

How to build a rail trench...or three

11 Oct 2021
Protecting Bayside wildlife during major works

Protecting Bayside wildlife during major works

05 Oct 2021

Featured video

Image gallery

Publications

Sustainability – Edithvale, Chelsea and Bonbeach fact sheet

14 Oct 2021

Learn about our sustainability initiatives on the Edithvale, Chelsea and Bonbeach level crossing removal projects.

Edithvale, Chelsea and Bonbeach – construction update, September 2021

13 Sep 2021

Major works are well underway to remove five dangerous and congested level crossings, build three new modern stations and create a more direct road network.

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Swanpool Avenue, Chelsea

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