Disruption in North Altona

Riders along Dohertys Road in North Altona near the Altona Memorial Park should to be aware of ongoing water main works over the next eight months.

Between Grieve Parade and Gordon Luck Avenue the West Gate Tunnel Project will be relocating a watermain because of upgrading of the M80 interchange.

There will also be a new water pipe connection for Altona Memorial Park.

Work will begin around the middle of this month and wrap up in April 2021.

Traffic changes including lane and road closures will be required. Signed detours will be in place.

Traffic management will in place on Dohertys Road until April 2021.

The usual hours of work will be Monday to Friday between 7am-6pm, and Saturdays between 7am-1pm. However, night works are sometimes required.

These works will include:
  • Excavating a trench for the new watermain
  • Installing a new watermain along the north side of Dohertys Road
  • Vegetation removal relocation of two bus stops along Dohertys Road
  • Closure of Moore Drive from Dohertys Road – a detour will be in place via Whittaker Drive constructing a channel underneath Dohertys Road with a water pipe connection to Altona Memorial Park

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