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Racecourse Road Upgrade - Stage 3

The Racecourse Road Upgrade includes:

  • adding an extra lane on Racecourse Road between Peet Street and Azola Drive
  • upgrading the intersection at Bald Hill Road by replacing the roundabout with traffic lights
  • upgrading the intersection at Railway Avenue and Campbell Street by adding traffic lights
  • improving bus connections by reopening Railway Avenue for buses only to access the new Pakenham Station
  • building new walking and shared use paths improving safety for pedestrians and cyclists and completing the missing link between Healesville-Koo Wee Rup Road in the south and the new Pakenham Station in the north
  • improving road safety by adding a centre median and safety barriers along Racecourse Road between Bald Hill Road and Railway Avenue, with access to businesses becoming left in and left out only.

Princes Freeway interchanges upgrade map

Artist's impressions

Community and business consultation

From 6 March to 2 April 2023 we asked you to participate in the planning process for the Pakenham Roads Upgrade - Stages 2 and 3 by submitting your feedback on Engage Victoria.

Thank you for participating. Your feedback will help us incorporate local knowledge, community and access needs into the road design as well as inform landscape designs and legacy initiatives.

Read more about what we heard during our consultation.

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