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Traffic changes in Parkville

As we prepare to build Parkville Station, there will be some impacts to traffic, pedestrian and cyclists routes. Please allow extra time and follow signage in the area.

Map showing the road works around the Parkville area described on this pageDownload this map (PDF, 262.0 KB)

Until mid October (7pm-6pm daily)

  • The southbound lane on Flemington Road will be closed, however the southbound bike lane will remain open
  • Local access, including to the VCCC car park, will be maintained via the southbound service lane
  • Southbound bike lane will remain open.

  • Southbound lane closures on Royal Parade (including bike lane) between Genetics Lane and Grattan Street
  • No left turns from Royal Parade southbound to Grattan Street
  • Bike lane detour using existing shared path

Until 1 October

These closures will be in place on Monday-Friday 10am-8pm; Saturday 7am-5pm; Sunday 8am-5pm

From 2 October until 16 November

These closures will be 24/7.

Until late September

Southbound lane closures (including bike lane)

Until late October (pedestrian impacts)

  • Northern footpath works on Grattan Street between Leicester Street and Bouverie Street, pedestrian access maintained
  • Works on the verge outside Royal Melbourne Hospital, ambulance and pedestrian access maintained at all times
  • Footpath closure on the southern side of Grattan Street between Royal Parade and Barry Street

October to November (weekend closures)

Grattan Street will be fully closed between Royal Parade and Berkeley Street over 4 weekends in October and November (8pm Friday to 6am Monday):

  • 13-16 October
  • 20-23 October
  • 27-30 October
  • 10-13 November

Until late September 2017

  • There will be staged northbound lane closures on Barry Street between Pelham Street and Grattan Street


  • There will be staged southbound lane closures on Leicester Street between Grattan Street and Pelham Street

Until late September

  • Staged eastbound lane closures on Pelham Street between Berkeley and Bouverie streets.

Until late October

  • An eastbound lane closure (including bike lane) on Pelham Street between Elizabeth and Berkeley Streets
  • There will be no left turn onto Pelham Street from Elizabeth Street