The Toorak Road, Kooyong level crossing will be removed by building a rail bridge over Toorak Road.
By elevating the rail line, we will ease the bottleneck for traffic entering and exiting the Monash Freeway, improve cycling and pedestrian connections, and create new open spaces for the community to enjoy.
Approximately 37,000 vehicles travel through the Toorak Road level crossing, with boom gates down for around 35 per cent of the morning peak.
Major works will begin later in 2019, with project completion expected by 2021.
We are getting rid of the dangerous and congested level crossing at Toorak Road, Kooyong, one of the 75 level crossings being removed across Melbourne.
Early site investigations have started at the Toorak Road level crossing in Kooyong, which is one of the 75 dangerous and congested level crossings being removed around Melbourne.