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Franklin Street, Melbourne CBD

Long-term closures – from January 2017

Melbourne CBD

  • 1 July to late August 2019: Closed eastbound between Swanston and Stewart streets 7am-3pm Monday to Saturdays
  • Until XXXX: Closed westbound between Swanston and Stewart streets
  • Until construction complete: Closed between Swanston and Victoria streets

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.

Motorists

Franklin Street is closed to motorists between Swanston and Stewart streets 7am-3pm Monday to Saturday from 1 July to late August 2019, and closed westbound outside these times until November 2019. Eastbound motorists on Franklin Street can detour via Stewart, A’Beckett and Elizabeth streets.

The eastern section of Franklin Street between Swanston and Victoria streets is closed until 2022. Motorists can detour via Victoria, Therry and Elizabeth streets to access Franklin Street and detour via A’Beckett, Queen and Therry streets to exit from Franklin Street.

Franklin Street closures

Find out more about construction in the CBD.