Disruptions and Alterations

Upcoming Disruptions and/or Alterations

 

Scroll down to view disruption information under the following headings:

  • August 2016
  • Ongoing / Long Term Projects


August 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.

  • Sunday May 1 - Tuesday August 30: Route 903 services travelling to Altona may experience delays of up to 15 minutes due to ongoing road works along the far left-lane of Nicholson Street (Coburg).

  • Monday May 23 – Tuesday August 23: Route 223 services may experience delays due to sewer works at the Williamstown Rd and Somerville Rd intersection (Yarraville). Monday – Friday: works between 9am – 7pm. Saturday – Sunday: works between 8pm – 8am.

  • Monday May 1 – Tuesday August 30: Route 903 may experience delays as left turn lane from Bell St into Nicholson St, Coburg closed between 9am and 3.30pm.

  • 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.

  • Monday August 8 – Thursday August 18: Routes 246, 600, 922 and 923 may have major delays from 7am to 7.30om due to due to tram works on Acland St.

  • Friday August 25: Routes 232 - 235 - 237 - 216 - 219 – 220 may experience heavy loading due to fireworks in Docklands.

  • Saturday August 27: Possible distruptions to bus services in the CBD due to a rally from 1pm

  • 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 deomnstration 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.

  • Tuesday August 9 – Friday September 9: Roadworks taking place in Cooper St, Epping between 7am and 5pm so some services may have slight delays.

  • 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.

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