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Metro Tunnel

Kensington Road, Kensington

Short term overnight road closure - July 2020

From late June, work will commence to remove the temporary gantry across Kensington Road, adjacent to the existing rail bridge.
These works will require the overnight closure of Kensington Road and temporary closure of the Hobsons Road car park.


Kensington Road, Hobsons Road and Childers Street will be closed between Hobsons Road and the Kensington Road rail bridge, from 7pm, Tuesday 7 July to 5:30am, Wednesday 8 July.

Local vehicle detours will be in place via Dynon Road, Moore Street, Ballarat Road, Smithfield Road (Princes Highway) and Epsom Road.

Pedestrians and cyclists

Pedestrian and cyclist access will be restricted along Kensington Road, Hobsons Road and Childers Street. A closure of footpaths on Kensington Road will be required for the duration of works.


The 402 bus will be detoured from 7pm, Tuesday 7 July until the last service that night. During this time, bus stops on Kensington Road will not be in use. The nearest bus stop will be located on Dynon Road or Macaulay Road.

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