Any riders taking advantage of the new freedoms and exploring further west on the Great Ocean Road may encounter a lane closure at Separation Creek.
A short section—2km east of Wye River (17km west of Lorne)—has been impacted by erosion at the road edge.
This has resulted in the closure of the westbound lane, on the oceanside.
Geo-technical crews have assessed the site and are starting works to stabilise the road and help prevent erosion.
A 20-metre long retaining wall will be built from mid-November, and should take four weeks to complete, weather permitting.
Regional Roads Victoria wants to ensure the lane can reopen before the peak travel time leading up to Christmas, so are working six days a week, 7.30am to 5.30pm, including possible night works.
Temporary traffic lights and reduced speeds are in place to ensure the safety of road users and crews.
Traffic controllers will be on site Friday to Sunday, between 7am and 7pm, each week to ensure traffic is moving through the worksite safely.
Five to ten-minute delays are expected.
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