Detours and closures
As part of the M40 Preston Reservoir to Merri Creek Water Main Renewal project, there will be a couple of road closures and detours over the next two weekends.
Melbourne Water will have intermittent road closures on Alfred Crescent, Falconer and Scotchmer Streets in December and January for the M41 Water Main Project.
There will be substantial disruption of the St Georges Road and Merri Creek routes from next week due to tram track works, including bike path detours.
City of Melbourne has acted to improve the chaotic situation facing bike riders attempting to get around the roadworks outside Flinders Street Station.
The mysterious and dangerous disappearance of the bike lane outside Flinders Street Station is unacceptable and must be fixed immediately.
The City of Melbourne next week starts work on a new bike lane configuration outside Flinders Street station for riders entering the city over Princes Bridge.
The popular Clarendon Street bike route through East Melbourne from the MCG to Albert Street will be disrupted from the middle of next week.
Security upgrades to the Princes Bridge at the beginning of St Kilda Road will see the southbound bike lane relocated to the road.
Major demolition activity begins this week at the old City Ford site at Haymarket Roundabout, with increased truck traffic in the area until mid-December
Riders on Hyde Street near the West Gate Bridge should continue to exercise care as the North Yarra Deviation Sewer Project expands its footprint through this popular riding route.
Riders have reacted positively to the reopening of the Moonee Ponds Creek Trail at the Dean Street underpass near the Moonee Ponds Racecourse.
One of the city’s busiest streets, Victoria Parade in Fitzroy, will be totally closed to traffic for several days the weekend after next.
Melbourne Water, Good Cycles and Bicycle Network are hosting a free bike servicing and information session for riders on the Bay Trail.
There are changes ahead for traffic at the corner of Swanston and Flinders Streets as works starts on a new entrance for the Town Hall Metro Tunnel station.
Some riders appear to be assuming that it is bike business as usual in the construction area for the Parkville underground station.
Bikes and cars will be mixing it up on a very slow and congested Lloyd Street in Kensington for the remainder of the year.
Nicholson Street in Fitzroy will be virtually impassable for the next few weeks as construction of new trams stops will stop traffic.
Some breath-taking manoeuvres by riders in Footscray are proving to be troublesome and dangerous.
The levels crossings removals planned for Moreland Road and Bell Street in Coburg will have significant implications for major bike routes in the suburb.
The Footscray Road path is usually plenty wide enough for bikes. Except, from next week along the Port a section will be unexpectedly narrow.