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A’Beckett Street, Melbourne CBD

Keeping the community safe - responding to coronavirus

Construction on large-scale public infrastructure projects has been deemed critical under Stage four restrictions, so works will continue, with strict health and safety protocols in place. Learn more.

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Long-term closure – from January 2017

Closed to road users between Swanston and Stewart streets until 2022.

Access to businesses and residential buildings will be maintained at all times, and traffic management will be in place as needed to safely guide motorists, pedestrians and cyclists around work areas.

Map showing traffic changes in this area


A’Beckett Street is closed to motorists between Swanston and Stewart streets.


Pedestrians have continued access to A’Beckett Street. Gantry walkways have been installed on both sides of the street, and a designated path has been installed.

At night, pedestrians can cross A'Beckett Street at the Stewart Street intersection to the southern footpath. This access will be closed during the day for pedestrian safety.

Pedestrians should be aware that trucks turn right from Swanston Street to access the A’Beckett Street shed. Traffic Controllers will be available to assist pedestrians when trucks require access.

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