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Swanston Street, Melbourne CBD

Temporary lane closure – May - June 2020

A concrete pump will be installed on Swanston Street adjacent to the La Trobe Street site to facilitate construction of the future State Library Station.

To facilitate concrete pump installation works, there will be pedestrian path and road closures during May and June.


Footpath closures on Swanston Street will be required during line installation and gantry works.

These closures will occur:

  • 7am to 6pm from Tuesday 26 May until Saturday 30 May 2020

Detours and traffic management will be in place during this time (refer to map below).


The northbound lane on Swanston Street between La Trobe and Little La Trobe streets will be closed for one day during unloading of the concrete washout gantry.

Access to Little La Trobe Street and Literature Lane during the one-day closure will be via Elizabeth Street (refer to map).

Swanston Street north of Little La Trobe Street will be accessible via Elizabeth and Little La Trobe streets to motorists during the one-day closure (refer to map).

detour map for Swanston St works

 detour map

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