Disruptions and Alterations

Upcoming Disruptions and/or Alterations

  

Scroll down to view disruption information under the following headings:

  • March - May 2016
  • Ongoing / Long Term Projects

 


 

March - May 2016

 

  • Wednesday 16 March 2016 - 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.

  • Monday 4 April 2016 - Tuesday 31 May 2016: Route 273 services may experience delays of up to 15 minutes due to boring works on Springvale Road, near Mullum Mullum reserve. Lane closures will apply in both directions; traffic controllers will be onsite to assist vehicles.

 

  • Monday 11 April 2016 - Thursday 16 June 2016: Between 9:00am - 5:00pm daily, route 236 services may experience delays of up to 15 minutes due to street scaping works on Todd Road (between Williamstown Road and The Boulevard, Garden City). Traffic controllers will be on-site to assist vehicles through the area.

 

  • Tuesday 12 April 2016 - Tuesday 31 May 2016: Route 364 services may experience delays of up to 10 minutes due to road works at the Oban Road / Wonga Road roundabout in Ringwood North.

    Both directions will be affected; traffic controllers will be on-site to assist vehicles.

 

  • Monday 18 April 2016 - Saturday 18 June 2016: Route 232 and 903 services may experience delays up to 15 minutes due to lane closures associated with road works on Millers Road, between Beuron Road and Mason Street (Altona North).

    Traffic is anticipated to increase during morning and evening peak.

 

  • Sunday 1 May 2016 - Wednesday 1 June 2016: All city services may experience delays of up to 10 minutes due to road works along Queen Street (corner Elizabeth Street, CBD) between 8:00PM and 6:00AM each evening. Partial road closures apply during this period.

 

  • Sunday 1 May 2016 - Monday 1 August 2016: Night works between 8:00pm - 6:00am daily will take place along Queen Street and Little Lonsdale Street (CBD). As a result, route 220, 232, 234, 235, 236 and 237 services may experience delays of up to 10 minutes due to partial lane closures.

 

  • Sunday 1 May 2016 - Tuesday 30 August 2016: 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).

    From Bell Street, bus drivers will need to turn left onto Nicholson Street from the middle-lane.

 

  • Monday 2 May 2016 - Tuesday 31 May 2016: Route 279 services may experience delays of up to 10 minutes between 9:30am - 3:30pm daily, due to road works along Springfield Road, near the Middleborough Road intersection (Blackburn North). Partial road closures and speed restrictions apply.

 

  • Monday 2 May 2016 - Monday 1 August 2016: Route 200 and 207 may experience delays of up to 10 minutes due to sewerage works on Lygon Street, near Argyle Place (Carlton).

 

  • Monday 16 May 2016 - Thursday 30 June 2016: Due to works on Elgar Road, Mont Albert North bus Routes 281, 293 and 304 will not be servicing the following bus stop from Monday 16 May to Thursday, 30 June 2016:

    >  Elgar Road/Elgar Park

    Customers are advised to use the bus stops at:

    >  Elgar Road/Katrina Street

 

  • Monday 16 May 2016 - Wednesday 15 July 2016: Due to tree clearing works on Orrong Road (Toorak), route 220 services may experience delays of up to 10 minutes between 7:30am and 3:30pm on weekdays between 14 May 2016 and 15 july 2016.

    Traffic controllers will be on-site to assist vehicles through the area.

 

  • Tuesday 17 May 2016 - May 2017: Due to construction work on Johnston Street, Abbotsford bus Routes 200 and 207 will not be servicing the following bus stops from Tuesday 17 May 2016 until mid-May 2017:

    >  Johnston Street/Victoria Park Station (Outbound)

    Customers are advised to use the (temporary) bus stop 25 metres west at:

    >  260 Johnston Street 

 

  • Thursday 19 May 2016 - Friday 20 May 2016: Route 302 and 304 services may experience delays of up to 10 minutes due to lane closures on Belmore Road (near Jacka Street, Balwyn), associated with power line works.

 

  • Thursday 19 May 2016 - Sunday 19 June 2016: Route 200 and 207 services may experience delays of up to 10 minutes due to sewer works along Lygon Street (Carlton), between 9:00pm and 5:00am daily.

 

  • Thursday 19 May 2016 - Friday 20 May 2016: Route 302, 304, 905, 906 and 907 services may experience delays of up to 15 minutes between 8:00pm Thursday 19 May and 5:00am Friday 20 May due to traffic light renewal works along Victoria Parade (East Melbourne).

 

  • Thursday 19 May 2016 - Friday 17 June 2016: Route 200, 207, 250, 251, 302, 304, 305, 318, 905, 906, 907 and 908 services travelling away from the city may expeirence delays of up to 15 minutes due to bus shelter works along Lonsdale Street, between William Street and Spencer Street.

    Partial road closures will be required; buses will continue to pick up / drop off passengers at designated bus stops.

 

  • Friday 20 May 2016 - Thursday 26 May 2016: Route 302, 303, 304, 305, 318, 905, 906, 907 and 908 services  travelling towards the CBD via may experience delays of up to 10 minutes due to construction taking place along 126 Victoria Parade (East Melbourne).

 

  • Saturday 21 May 2016 - Sunday 22 May 2016: Due to crane works on Lonsdale Street, CBD, bus Routes 216 and 219 will be diverted in both directions and the following bus stops will not be serviced from 5.30am on Saturday 21 May until 7pm on Sunday 22 May 2016:

    >  Spencer Street/Lonsdale Street
    >  Spencer Street/La Trobe Street

    Customers are advised to use the bus stops at:

    >  Lonsdale Street/King Street
    >  Spencer Street/Jeffcott Street

 

  • Saturday 21 May 2016: Route 902 and 907 services may experience delays of up to 10 minutes due to road works along Doncaster Road, near Wetherby Road (Doncaster East).

 

  • Saturday 21 May 2016: Route 219 and 922 services travelling towards St Kilda will be diverted between 7:30am - 5:30pm due to utility works along 173 Bay Road (Brighton). Bus stop ID 3639 Snooks Ct / Bay St will not be serviced during this period.

 

  • Sunday 22 May 2016: Route 901 services travelling towards Melbourne Airport will be diverted from 6:00am - 1:00pm due to the Northern Hospital charity run.

    Diversion

    Route 901 to Melbourne Airport: From Cooper Street, services will turn left onto High Street, right onto Kingsway Drive, right onto Edgars Road, left onto Cooper Street, then normal route.

 

  • Monday 23 May 2016 - Tuesday 23 August 2016: Route 223 services may experience delays of up to 15 minutes  between 9:00am - 7:00pm Monday to Friday, 8:00pm - 8:00am Saturdays and Sundays, due to sewer works at the Williamstown Road and Somerville Road intersection (Yarraville).

 

  • Monday 23 May 2016: Route 922 services will be diverted in both direction from 5:00am - 7:00pm due to the closure of Weatherall Road at the Reserve Road intersection (Beaumaris).

    Diversions

    922 services to Southland: From Weatherall Road, services will turn left onto Moray Road, right into Erowal Street, left onto Reserve Road, then resume normal route. 

    922 services to St Kilda: From Reserve Road, services will turn right onto Erowal Street, left onto Moray Road, right onto Weatherall Road, then resume normal route. 

 

  • Tuesday 24 May 2016 - Wednesday 25 May 2016: Due to CityLink road closures, route 903 services travelling to Altona will be diverted from 9:00pm Tuesday 24 May 2016 to 5:00am Wednesday 25 May
    2016. As a result, services may experience delays from up to 15 minutes.

    Diversion: From the Bell Street, services will turn left onto Pascoe Vale
    Road, left onto Woodlands Drive, left onto Bulla Road, then resume normal
    route.

 

  • Saturday 28 May 2016 - Sunday 29 May 2016: Route 234 and 236 services travelling towards the city will be diverted between 5:00am Saturday 28 May and 6:00pm Sunday 29 May due to a crane lift along City Road, between Clarendon Street and Kings Way (Southbank).

    Diversion

    From City Road, services will turn left onto Clarendon Street, right onto Whiteman Street, left onto Queensbridge Street, then resume normal route.

 

  • Saturday 28 May 2016 - Sunday 12 June 2016: Route 200, 207, 250, 251, 302, 303, 304, 305, 318, 350, 905, 906, 907 and 908 services travelling into the city may experience delays of up to 10 minutes due to NBN ground works along Lonsdale Street, at the corner of Queen Street (CBD).

    Speed restrictions apply; partial lane closures are required.   

 

  • Saturday 28 May 2016: Route 216, 219, 302, 304, 905, 906 and 907 services travelling into the city will be diverted from 7:00am - 6:00pm due to the partial closure of Lonsdale Street, between King Street and Spencer Street (CBD).

    Diversion

    Routes 302, 304, 905, 906, 907: From Lonsdale Street, services will turn right onto King Street, left onto La Trobe Street, left onto Spencer Street, left onto Lonsdale Street.

    Routes 216, 219: From Lonsdale Street, services will turn right onto King Street, left onto La Trobe Street, right onto Spencer Street, then resume normal route.

 

  • Saturday 28 May 2016: Route 903 services may experience delays of up to 15 minutes between 11:00am and 11:30am due to a rally taking place on Sydney Road (between Munro Street and Bell Street, Coburg). 

    Please note, partial road closures may be required during this period.

 

  • Sunday 29 May 2016: Route 200, 207, 250 and 251 services may experience delays of up to 15 minutes between 4:00pm and 5:00pm due to a public procession taking place along Lygon Street and Rathdowne Street.
      

 

  • Monday 30 May 2016 - Monday 6 June 2016: Route 600, 922, 923 and 246 services may experience delays of up to 15 minutes due to road works along Barkly Street (near Mitford Street, St Kilda) between 9:00pm - 6:00am each evening.

    Lane closures apply; traffic controllers will be on-site to assist customers.

 

  • Monday 30 May 2016 - Thursday 30 June 2016: Route 200, 207 and Kew School routes (K50 - K60) may experience delays of up to 20 minutes due to road works taking place across various sites within Kew and Camberwell, 9:00am - 3:30pm daily.

    In the event of partial road closures, Transdev services will be required to share the tram lane.

 

  • Friday 3 June 2016 - Sunday 5 June 2016: Due to Port Capacity Project works in Port Melbourne, bus Route 236 will be diverted (in both directions) and the following bus stops will not be serviced from 7pm on Friday 6 June, until last service on Sunday, 5 June 2016:

    >  The Boulevard/Barak Road (both directions)
    >  The Boulevard/Cumberland Road (to Garden City only)
    >  The Boulevard/Sandridge Life Saving Club (both directions)
    >  Todd Road/Perce White Reserve (both directions)
    >  Williamstown Road/Pye Street (both directions)

    Customers are advised to use the bus stops at:

    >  Port Melbourne Station/Beach Street (both directions)
    >  Garden City/Centre Avenue (both directions)

 

  • Saturday 4 June 2016 - Sunday 5 June 2016: Route 234 and 236 services travelling towards the city will be diverted between 5:00am Saturday 4 June and 6:00pm Sunday 5 June due to a crane lift along City Road, between Clarendon Street and Kings Way (Southbank).

    Diversion

    From City Road, services will turn left onto Clarendon Street, right onto Whiteman Street, left onto Queensbridge Street, then resume normal route.

 

  • Friday 17 June 2016 - Sunday 19 June 2016: Due to Port Capacity Project works in Port Melbourne, bus Route 236 will be diverted (in both directions) and the following bus stops will not be serviced from 7pm on Friday 17 June, until last service on Sunday, 19 June 2016:

    >  The Boulevard/Barak Road (both directions)
    >  The Boulevard/Cumberland Road (to Garden City only)
    >  The Boulevard/Sandridge Life Saving Club (both directions)
    >  Todd Road/Perce White Reserve (both directions)
    >  Williamstown Road/Pye Street (both directions)

    Customers are advised to use the bus stops at:

    >  Port Melbourne Station/Beach Street (both directions)
    >  Garden City/Centre Avenue (both directions)

 

 


 

 

Ongoing / Long Term 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.

 

  • Monday 1 June 2015 - Wednesday 1 June 2016: From 9:30AM - 4PM there will be roadworks in Lorimer St Service Lane and as a result Routes 237 and 235 will experience some minor delays. 

 

  • Monday 1 June 2015 - Wednesday 1 June 2016: From 9:30AM - 3:30PM on weekdays and 7AM - 4PM on weekends, there will be vegetation work along Springvale Road. Routes 309 and 273 will experience some minor delays due to slower speeds and congestion. 

 

  • Thursday 11 June 2015 - Saturday 11 June 2016 - Due to planned roadworks routes 216 and 219 may experience some minor delays. Works will occur along Footscray Road (Docklands Hwy) and Dynon Road.

 

  • Friday 19 June 2015 - Sunday 19 June 2016 - There will be planned roadworks along Russell Street in the city as well as Dynon Road (Cnr Radcliffe Street and Cnr Kensignton Road). Routes 200, 207 and 216, 219 will experience some minor delays. 

 

  • Sunday 21 June 2015 - Tuesday 21 June 2016 - Route 220 will experience some minor delays due to roadworks along Orrong Road and Lucan Street.

 

  • Friday 19 June 2015 - 19 June 2016: Routes 200, 207, 216 and 219 will experience minor delays due to road works taking place along 249 Russell Street (CBD) and Dynon Road (Corner Radcliffe St and Kensington Rd).

 

  • Sunday 21 June 2015 - 21 June 2016: Route 220 may experience minor delays due to soil tests which will take place between 356 Orring Road and Lucan Street.

 

  • 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. 

 

  • Thursday 11 September 2015 - Ongoing: Due to construction works on Lonsdale Street, the following bus stops will only be serviced during the listed times by Route 302, 304, 305, 318, 905, 906, 907 and 908 services heading outbound until further notice:

    >  Bus stop at Lonsdale/King Street on the eastern side of the intersection will only be serviced Monday to Sunday, 5am to 7pm
    >  Bus stop at Lonsdale/King Street on the western side of the intersection will only be serviced Monday to Sunday, 7pm to 5am

    Customers are advised to use the alternate stop on the opposite side of the intersection for services outside of the listed times.

 

  • 30 November 2015 - Ongoing: A new bus interchange at Melbourne Airport will open, providing customers with a new undercover bus interchange located at domestic Terminal 4 (T4).

    The existing bus interchange located at Terminal 1 (T1) will no longer be in operation.

    The new T4 bus interchange provides direct access to Tiger Airways, Jetstar and Regional Express services, with all other airlines departing from T1, T2 and T3.

    T4 bus interchange is located approximately 10 minutes’ walk from T1, so customers are reminded to plan ahead and consider additional travel time to access T1, T2 and T3.

    901 services towards Melbourne airport will drop off customers at Bay 16 while 901 services departing from Melbourne Airport towards Frankston will pick up customers from Bay 17. 

 

  • Monday 15 February 2016 - 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

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