To ensure the safety of drivers and workers, a 60km/h speed limit will be in place from Friday 20 May from Livestock Way to Manks Road for the duration of the upgrade project. The speed reduction will add no more than 3 minutes to travel times.
You may also notice temporary lane closures and reduced speeds on Healesville-Koo Wee Rup Road when works are underway.
Research shows that even a small decrease in speed significantly reduces the likelihood and severity of a crash.
Please drive safely and follow traffic controllers’ instructions.
In June we’ll be undertaking a range of additional activities onsite to make the road safer during construction. These include:
We've started early works in preparation for major construction to commence later in the year.
We’ll start setting up 3 site offices, which will remain in place until the project is completed in 2025. The locations of the site offices are on the corner of Healesville-Koo Wee Rup Road and:
We’ll be undertaking a range of activities onsite to prepare for the upgrade. These include:
From late April to end of May we’ll finish installing our long-term safety barriers between Ellett and Manks roads. These works will take place primarily during the day, however, we may need to work for a few nights between 8pm and 6am.
We’ll have traffic controllers in place to guide one lane of traffic through at a time.
During all nightworks we’ll maintain access to local properties and businesses on Healesville-Koo Wee Rup Road and side roads. Please allow for extra travel time. Weather may affect our work progress. Please visit Disruptions for the latest updates.