Hoddle Street-Punt Road corridor
Update 16 August 2018
Hoddle Street Designs Released to Public
VicRoads currently has two projects underway to investigate short to medium term options that can be implemented in the next two to four years to improve the operation of Punt Road.
These investigations aim to improve safety for all road users, help traffic flow, increase reliability of public transport and improve accessibility for cyclists and pedestrians along and across the entire Hoddle Street-Punt Road corridor.
The State Government has now released preliminary designs for four intersections to be upgraded along the Hoddle Street-Punt Road corridor.
- Hoddle and Swan Street intersection – proposed changes include using continuous flow principles to reduce congestion caused by right hand turning vehicles and the inclusion of on-road bicycle lanes along Swan Street and Olympic Boulevard.
- Brunton Avenue – proposed changes include the removal of one right hand turning lane.
- Johnston Street intersection – right hand turns will be removed at the in place of P-turn.
- Eastern Freeway entrance (heading outbound) – a third on-ramp lane will be added.
The preliminary designs were developed last year through community input and technical investigations. Construction of the new intersection layouts is expected to start in mid-2017.
The designs are now open for community input. To have your say visit the VicRoads website