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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 on the following weekends:

  • 9am Friday 15 June to 5am Monday 18 June 2018
  • 9am Friday 22 June to 5am Monday 25 June 2018

During these periods, 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 remain 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 these weekends. 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.

Please see map below for more information about these changes and updated detour routes.

 

Partial road closure – Oxford Street, Hamilton

From Monday 28 May 2018 for up to four weeks, access to Kingsford Smith Drive from Oxford Street will be temporarily closed. There will be no left turn access out of Oxford Street to Kingsford Smith Drive during this time. Throughout this closure, access into Oxford Street will be maintained via left turn from Kingsford Smith Drive.

Access to Kingsford Smith Drive will be via College Street, with additional signage installed to help motorists and pedestrians navigate around the work area. See map below for details.

Delineated 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.

 

Changed traffic and pedestrian conditions – Cooksley Street intersection, Albion

From Sunday 29 April 2018 for a period of up to four months, barriers will be installed on the northern side of Kingsford Smith Drive between Hunt Street and Cooksley Street to enable the installation of underground services. Left turn access from Kingsford Smith Drive into Cooksley Street will be maintained.

From Sunday 13 April 2018, barriers will be installed on the northern side of Kingsford Smith Drive between Cooksley Street and Day Street to enable the installation of underground services.

Outbound bus stop changes

From Sunday 29 April 2018 for a period of up to four months, the outbound bus stop on Kingsford Smith Drive at Cooksley Street (stop 13/14) will be closed. Regular bus services will be accessed from stop 15 on Kingsford Smith Drive at Toorak Road.

Please see map below for more information about these changes.

Directional signage will be installed to help motorists and pedestrians navigate around the area.

Pedestrian access will be maintained through the work site.

 

For more information, view the full notice here.

 

Changed traffic conditions and shared path closure – Kingsford Smith Drive, Day Street to Hunt Street

From February 2018 for a period of up to 13 months, inbound traffic on Kingsford Smith Drive between Day Street and Hunt Street will be reduced from three to two lanes and will be moved towards the northern side of Kingsford Smith Drive.

During this period, the shared user path on the southern side of Kingsford Smith Drive between Cooksley Street and Agnes Street will also temporarily close to pedestrians and cyclists.

The footpath on the northern side of Kingsford Smith Drive will remain with signage in place to direct footpath users, and pedestrian access to the inbound bus stop (Kingsford Smith Drive at Cooksley Street, stop 14) will be maintained.

Please see map below for more information about these changes.

For more information, view the full notice here.

Extended lane closure – Cooksley Street, Albion

From February 2018 for a period of up to two months, Cooksley Street will be reduced to one lane and closed to northbound traffic between Yulestar Street and York Street to enable major stormwater installation works.

Southbound access will be maintained and motorists can continue to use Cooksley Street to access Kingsford Smith Drive during this time.

Access between Kingsford Smith Drive and Yulestar Street will also be maintained in both directions via Cooksley Street.

See map below for the work area and detour route.

For more information, view the full notice here.

 Temporary road closure – Seymour Road, Hamilton

From Monday 29 January 2018 for up to three months, Seymour Road will be closed at Kingsford Smith Drive to traffic in both directions.

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.

See map below for the work area and detour route.

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).