Suburban Roads Upgrade

Upgrading priority roads in Melbourne’s outer west, north and south-eastern suburbs

Snapshot

20road upgrades

$4binvestment

3regions

Overview

The Suburban Roads Upgrade is a $4 billion investment that will improve 20 priority roads across Melbourne’s outer west, north and south-eastern suburbs.

Western Roads Upgrade

Work is underway on the $1.8 billion project that will transform eight priority roads in Melbourne’s western suburbs including:

  • Dunnings Road and Palmers Road, Point Cook, between Point Cook Road and Princes Freeway
  • Palmers Road, Truganina, between Princes Freeway and Western Freeway
  • Derrimut Road, Tarneit, between Sayers Road and Dohertys Road
  • Leakes Road, Truganina, between Fitzgerald Road and Derrimut Road
  • Dohertys Road, Laverton North, between Fitzgerald Road and Grieve Parade
  • Dohertys Road, Truganina, between Foundation Road and Palmers Road
  • Forsyth Road Interchange, Hoppers Crossing
  • Duncans Road Interchange, Werribee/Werribee South.

Funding will also be put towards improvements and maintenance for more than 260 km of road between Footscray and Werribee for the next 20 years.

Northern Roads Upgrade

The Northern Roads Upgrade will improve six main roads in Melbourne’s northern suburbs

Local foot paths and road infrastructure will also be improved.

The upgrade will add lanes and upgrade intersections on:

  • Bridge Inn Road from Plenty Road to Yan Yean Road, Doreen
  • Childs Road from Beaumont Crescent to Prince of Wales Avenue, Mill Park
  • Craigieburn Road from Mickleham Road to the Hume Highway, Craigieburn
  • Epping Road from Craigieburn Road East to Memorial Avenue, Epping
  • Fitzsimons Lane intersection upgrades in Eltham and Templestowe, and Leane Drive in Eltham
  • Sunbury Road from Bulla-Diggers Rest Road to Powlett Street, Sunbury.

The project will have many benefits for growing communities in the northern suburbs.

South Eastern Roads Upgrade

The South Eastern Roads Upgrade will improve six main roads across the south eastern suburbs. Local foot paths and road infrastructure will also be improved.

The South Eastern Roads Upgrade will add lanes and upgrade intersections on:

  • Healesville-Koo Wee Rup Road from the Princes Freeway to Manks Road, Pakenham South
  • Lathams Road from Oliphant Way to Dandenong-Frankston Road, Seaford
  • Hallam North Road from Heatherton Road to James Cook Drive, Endeavour Hills
  • Narre Warren-Cranbourne Road from Thompsons Road to the South Gippsland Highway, Cranbourne
  • Pound Road West and Remington Drive from Abbotts Road to the South Gippsland Highway, with a new bridge over the Cranbourne train line, Dandenong South
  • Golf Links and Grant Roads road surface improvements from the Peninsula Link to Frankston-Flinders Road, Langwarrin South.

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One of the biggest investments in outer suburban roads to cater for Melbourne's rapid growth

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The Suburban Roads Upgrade is being delivered by Major Road Projects Victoria. Visit the project website for more information.

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