Disruptions and Alterations

Upcoming Disruptions and/or Alterations

 

Scroll down to view disruption information under the following headings:

  • September 2016
  • Ongoing / Long Term Projects


September 2016


Wednesday March 16 - further notice: Due to major construction of an extra lane off the Bolte Bridge and along the West Gate Freeway through to the Burnley Tunnel, major delays are anticipated for route 216, 219, 220, 232, 234, 235, 236 and 237 services.

Delays of up to 40 minutes have been reported in the morning and afternoon peak, particularly when incidents occur as we have seen in the last couple of weeks. In addition, services in and around the city area may experience delays due to increased congestion associated with bridge works.

For updates, visit http://www.vic.gov.au/news/citylink-tulla-widening.html or see https://twitter.com/vicroads.


Tuesday, July 4 – Wednesday, October 4: Route 271, 279, 270 may experience minor delays due to road works (mobile crane). Weekend only – Saturday and Sunday. 7am to 7pm.

Wednesday July 12 – ongoing: Route 903 may have slight delays due to trucks entering and leaving the building site on Bell St, Pascoe Vale South between 9am – 4pm weekdays.

Tuesday August 1 Aug – Saturday October 28: Route 285 may have minor delays (between 5 - 15 mins) due to Citipower roadworks in Camberwell. Works will occur over two – three days at some point during this timeframe.

Tuesday August 2 – ongoing: Due to safety requirements, Routes 302, 303, 304, 305, 309, 318, 350, 905, 906, 907 and 908 will not service the Victoria Pd/Nicholson St (St Vincents Hospital) stop (inbound only). Use the existing bus stop located approximately 400 metres to the east at Victoria Pd (Eye and Ear Hospital).

Thursday August 11 – Sunday September 25: Route 901: Temporary bus stop relocation due to construction works. Buses will not be able to service the Shankland Blvd/Pascoe Vale Rd stop. Use the temporary bus stop in the slip lane outside Masters, approximately 200m north of the Shankland Blvd stop.

Monday August 15 – Monday October 10: Routes 600, 922 & 923: Temporary service alterations due to road works at the intersection of Nepean Hwy, Bay Rd and Karen St. Bus services may experience delays of up to 15 minutes between 09:30 and 15:20 from Monday to Friday.

Thursday August 11 – Sunday September 25: Due to construction works, Route 901 buses will not be able to service the Shankland Blvd/Pascoe Vale Rd stop. Use the temporary bus stop at in the slip lane outside Masters.

Monday August 15 – Monday October 10: Due to road works at the intersection of Nepean Hwy, Bay Rd and Karen St bus services on Routes 600, 922 & 923 may experience delays of up to 15 minutes from 09:30 – 15:20, Monday to Friday.

Thursday September 1 – Monday October 10: Princess St lane closure with delays up to 10 minutes for Routes 250 & 251.

Friday September 2 – Sunday October 2: Routes 216 & 219 may experience delays in Spencer St due to lane closure (southbound)from 09:30 – 16:00 in Spencer St. Traffic controllers will be onsite to assist vehicles.

Friday September 23: Expect delays up to 15 minutes on Routes 350 318 309 905 908 907 906 305 250 207 200 251 304 303 302 between 9am to 12.30pm on Lonsdale and Swanston St due a demonstration rally


Ongoing projects

Click here for City of Melbourne road closures and traffic detours that may affect city routes.

Click here for the City of Melbourne events calendar (many of these events will impact city traffic and bus services).

November 2013 - ongoing: The Route 901 Smart Bus will bypass Roxburgh Park Station until further notice. Click here for details.

Sunday 27 July 2015 - ongoing: Due to road works on Stud Road, Bayswater the following bus stops will be closed, from first service Sunday 27 July 2014 until further notice.> Stud Road/Boronia Road affecting bus Route 664 (towards Chirnside Park). Customers are advised to use the bus stops at Stud Road/Teddington Way or Stud Road/Phyllis Street.> Stud Road/Evans Street affecting bus Route 901 SMARTBUS (towards Melbourne Airport). Customers are advised to use the bus stops at Stud Road/Sheppard Drive or Stud Road/George Street.


Monday February 15 - further notice: Due to the Thompsons Road Bus Stop Upgrade, the Thompsons Road/Bulleen Road bus stop (towards the city only) on Routes 200, 305, 905 and NightBus 961 (Doncaster) will be relocated approximately 130 metres east, between Kampman Street and the freeway exit. Click here to view information about the Thompsons Road 'Kiss n Ride' bus stop upgrade project.


Sunday August 21 – Sunday December 4: Route 237 heading to Victoria Market may have slight delays due to power utility works between 7am and 5pm. No specific date has been set for these works but it will occur sometime during the above period.


Thursday August 4 – Tuesday October 4: Route 905 Services may have slight delays due to lane closure as bus stop being moved 30 metres east on Thompsons Rd, Templestone.


Sunday August 21 – Sunday December 4: Route 237 heading to Victoria Market may have slight delays due to power utility works between 7am and 5pm. No specific date has been set for these works but it will occur sometime during the above period.


Monday August 29 – Saturday October 29: Lane closure on St Kilda Rd for Route 216, 219 & 220 from 09:00 to 16:00.

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