Dandenong Road closed to through traffic

Full closure from 9pm Friday 8 March until 10am Sunday 10 March between Belgrave/Murrumbeena Road and Warrigal Road.

From 10am on Sunday 10 March one lane in each direction will be reopened.

As a result of the closure there will be a significant increase in traffic delays. It is recommended that drivers avoid the area, plan ahead to consider alternative routes and allow extra time.

Bus stops between Belgrave/Murrumbeena Road and Chadstone/Poath Road will be closed over the long weekend. Bus stops between Chadstone/Poath Road and Warrigal Road will remain open. For more information about bus routes visit ptv.vic.gov.au.

Emergency services access will be maintained at all times.

Road closure map

Map of Dandenong Road Road Closure

Why this project is important

Check out our video and hear from Tim, a local resident who has lived in the Murrumbeena area for the past 22 years. Tim shares his personal account of being flooded multiple times and why these flood mitigation works are an important safeguard for our community.

Want to see behind the construction fence?

Ever wondered why we need to work around the clock? Here’s a short video showing us crossing the Glen Waverley railway line to complete Stage One of this important project.

What to expect

Take an immersive 180 view after construction is complete

We've selected four sites along the alignment to show you how this project will look. Find project and tree removal maps in our document library.

Boyd Park

Take a closer look at Boyd Park - during and after we’ve finished construction and vegetation planting.

Riley Reserve

Take a closer look at Riley Park - before and after we’ve finished construction and vegetation planting.

Sydare Avenue

Take a closer look at Sydare Park - before and after we’ve finished construction and vegetation planting.

Boyd Park Laneway

Take a closer look at Boyd Park laneway (Omama Road) during the construction phase.

Gallery

Images taken from the 2011 floods in this area.