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Traffic changes and closures

Temporary road closure – Cooksley Street, Albion

To enable major stormwater installation works, Cooksley Street will be closed between Yulestar Street and Kingsford Smith Drive from 9am Friday 21 September to 5am Monday 24 September 2018.

During this period, the following traffic changes will be in place:

  • Access to Kingsford Smith Drive and the Inner City Bypass (ICB) from Cooksley Street will be closed.
  • Cooksley Street will be closed to northbound traffic between Kingsford Smith Drive and York Street.

The Cooksley Street entrance to the Hamilton BP Service Station will be closed over this weekend. Motorists wishing to access the Hamilton BP can continue to do so from Kingsford Smith Drive. Access to the Cooksley Street entrance of the Kingsford Riverside Inn will be maintained under traffic control.

A detour route will be in place for all traffic movements during these closures:

  • Access to the ICB and Breakfast Creek Road will be via Crosby Road
  • Access to Kingsford Smith Drive heading east will be via Toorak Road
  • Access to the northern end of Cooksley Street will be via Toorak Road

See map below for work area and detour route.

For more information, view the full notice here.

Changed traffic conditions – Racecourse Road to Harbour Road, Hamilton

In late September 2018, works will begin to upgrade the northern side of Kingsford Smith Drive between Racecourse Road and Seymour Road. These works are expected to continue for approximately 12 months.

To accommodate these works, vehicles will be moved onto the newly-constructed southern lanes of Kingsford Smith Drive. Additional signage will be installed to help motorists navigate through the work area.

A service road will be constructed on the northern side of Kingsford Smith Drive, allowing vehicles to access local businesses and properties. Entry and exit points will be clearly signed.

Pedestrian access to businesses and properties will be maintained through the work site. Driveway access will be maintained, under the direction of traffic control where required.

See map below for details of traffic changes.

For more information, view the full notice here.

Changed traffic conditions – Cooksley Street, Albion

From Thursday 20 September 2018 for approximately four weeks, works will be undertaken to upgrade the verges and pavement along Cooksley Street, between Yulestar Street and Kingsford Smith Drive.

To accommodate these works, access to Kingsford Smith Drive from Cooksley Street will be reduced to one lane, which will allow both left and right-hand traffic movements out of Cooksley Street onto Kingsford Smith Drive. Access to Cooksley Street from Kingsford Smith Drive will remain open to both inbound and outbound traffic.

Additional signage and line marking will be installed to help motorists navigate around the work area.

Pedestrian access to businesses and properties will be maintained through the work site. Driveway access will be maintained, under the direction of traffic control where required.

Some additional lane closures will be required at night and nearby residents will be notified in advance of planned out-of-hours work.

Please see map below for more information about these changes.

For more information, view the full notice here.

Changed traffic conditions – Kingsford Smith Drive, Hunt Street to Agnes Street

From Monday 30 July 2018 for up to eight months, inbound traffic on Kingsford Smith Drive between Hunt Street and Agnes Street will be reduced from three to two lanes and will be moved towards the northern side of Kingsford Smith Drive.

Access from Kingsford Smith Drive to both the Inner City Bypass (ICB) and Breakfast Creek Road will remain open, with two lanes exiting to Breakfast Creek Road and one lane exiting to the ICB.

Some additional lane closures will be required at night and nearby residents will be notified in advance of planned out-of-hours work.

For more information, view the full notice here.

Temporary road closure – Day Street, Hamilton

As part of the Kingsford Smith Drive upgrade, public utility services are being relocated and where required, replaced, to ensure these services continue to meet the needs of the local community.

To allow for the installation of new underground services, from Wednesday 1 August 2018 for up to eight weeks, Day Street will be closed at Kingsford Smith Drive to traffic in both directions.

Access to Day Street will be maintained via York Street.

This temporary road closure will enable the majority of works to be undertaken during the day between 7am and 6pm Monday to Friday and 8am to 5pm on Saturdays, to minimise the impact and duration of night works on the local community.

Traffic will be detoured around the closure with additional signage installed to help motorists and pedestrians navigate around the work area.

Pedestrian access will be maintained through the work site. Driveway access will be maintained at all times, under the direction of traffic control if required.

In the event of wet weather or unforeseen circumstances, this closure may be extended to allow the work activity to be completed safely.

For more information, view the full notice here.

Temporary road closure – Riverview Terrace, Hamilton

From Monday 23 July 2018 for up to eight months, Riverview Terrace will be closed to traffic in both directions, at Kingsford Smith Drive.

This closure is required to allow for the installation of stormwater infrastructure and new underground services, and construction of the new road pavement.

Closing Riverview Terrace allows the project team to achieve greater productivity and carry out the majority of these works during the day.

During this period, right turn access to Riverview Terrace from Kingsford Smith Drive will be provided via Seymour Road.

Traffic will be detoured around the closure with additional signage installed to help motorists and pedestrians navigate around the work area.

For more information, view the full notice here.

Temporary road closure – Oxford Street, Hamilton

From Wednesday 18 July 2018 for up to two months, Oxford Street will be closed at Kingsford Smith Drive to traffic in both directions.

This closure is required to allow for the installation of stormwater infrastructure and new underground services, and construction of the new road pavement.

Traffic will be detoured around the closure with additional signage installed to help motorists and pedestrians navigate around the work area.

For more information, view the full notice here.

 

Footpath closures – Cooksley Street, Albion to Theodore Street, Eagle Farm

The southern (river side) shared user path between Cooksley Street, Albion and Harbour Road, Hamilton is currently closed for construction works. The newly widened footpath on the northern side of Kingsford Smith Drive is available to pedestrians and cyclists.

Bus stop relocations

Due to the installation of traffic barriers on the southern (inbound) side of Kingsford Smith Drive, the inbound bus stops at Riverview Terrace and Crescent Road are temporarily relocated to nearby locations (see map below).