Anticipated Road Closures and Re-opening Times for Sunday August 29, 2021.
Times are subject to changeDownloadable Road Closure Table
|Road||Section||Direction Closed||Road Closed|
|Footscray Rd||Waterfront Way to Appleton Dock Road||Reduced capacity||2:30am||1pm|
|Harbour Esplanade||Footscray Road to La Trobe Street||Both Directions||1:30am||1pm|
|Harbour Esplanade||La Trobe Street to Navigation Drive||Both Directions||1:30am||2:30pm|
|La Trobe Street||Harbour Esplanade to Spencer Street||Both Directions||1:30am||1pm|
|Docklands Drive||West of Harbour Esplanade||Both Directions||1:30am||12 midday|
|Collins Street||Navigation Drive to Batmans Hill Drive||Both Directions||1:30am||2:30pm|
|Collins Street||Batmans Hill Drive to Spencer Street||Both Directions||5:30am||1pm|
|Collins Street||Kings Street to Spencer Street||Westbound||5:30am||1pm|
|Batmans Hill Drive||Fishplate Lane to Wurundjeri Way||Both Directions||5:30am||1pm|
|Waterview Walk||Bourke Street to Batmans Hill Drive||Local Access via Bourke Street only||5.30am||1pm|
|Navigation Drive||Closed at Harbour Esplanade||Local access from west via Collins Street only||1:30am||2:30pm|
|Charles Grimes Bridge||Navigation Drive to Montague Street||Northbound||1:30am||2:30pm|
|New Quay ||All||Local access across Harbour Esplanade via Bourke Street only||1:30am||12:15pm|
|Pearl River Road||Footscray Road to Observation Drive||Northbound||1:30am||1pm|
|Pearl River Road||Observation Drive to Docklands Drive||Both||1:30am||12 midday|
|Observation Drive||Closed at Pearl River Road||Westbound
Local access via Waterfront Way
|West Gate Freeway||Domain Tunnel to Bolte Bridge||Westbound||5am||12:30pm|
|West Gate Freeway||Exit ramp to Montague Street/Kings Way||Eastbound||6am||12 midday|
|Domain Tunnel ||All||Westbound||28 August 10pm||12:30pm|
|At Footscray Road||Inbound||5am||1pm|
|Batman Avenue||Swan Street Bridge to Monash Freeway||Both Directions||28 August
|Alexandra Avenue||Anderson Street to Swan Street Bridge||Both
Local access to/from the south
|Linlithgow Avenue||Alexandra Avenue to St Kilda Road||Both Directions||5.30am||1pm|
|Linlithgow Avenue||St Kilda Road to Government House Drive||Both Directions||5.30am||1pm|
|Anzac Avenue||St Kilda Road to Birdwood Avenue||Eastbound||5:30am||1pm|
|Government House Drive||St Kilda Road to Linlithgow Avenue||Both
Local access only
|St Kilda Rd||Princes Bridge to Government House Drive||Southbound service lane||5:30am||1pm|
|Queensbridge Street||Flinders Street to Power Street||Both||5:30am||1pm|
|Clarendon Street||Collins Street to Flinders Street||Both||5:30am||1pm|
|Spencer Street||Collins Street to Flinders Street||Both||5:30am||1pm|
|Flinders Street||Spencer Street to King Street||Both||5:30am||1pm|
|Montague Street||Bolte Bridge entry ramp||Both||5am||1pm|
|Montague Street||Normanby Road to Charles Grimes Bridge||Reduced capacity northbound||5am||1pm|
|Lorimer Street||Ingles Street to Montague Street||Both
(Local access to/from west only)
(times are approximate and subject to change)
Driving & Parking
It is recommended that all motorists avoid roads in the Docklands area between 1am and 3pm on Sunday August 29, 2021.
Participants in the event are encouraged wherever possible to catch public transport to the event. Remember to wear a mask on all public transport services.
If you do decide drive to the event, carefully check the road closures and plan your route carefully to ensure you can access your preferred car park.
Please study the Road closure table and map carefully to see which roads will be closed and how best to access your chosen parking destination.
Note that normal on-street parking restrictions apply throughout the event.
Tip: Please do not park anywhere on the course.
The closest carpark is the Marvel Stadium Car Park, which can be accessed from Wurrundjeri Way.
Marvel Stadium’s Car Park is open 24 hours a day – seven days a week with more than 2,500 undercover car parks available.
Make your car-parking easy by pre-booking your Marvel Stadium car parking.
From the North
Vehicles will be able to access the CBD unimpeded from the North down William Street, Queen Street, Elizabeth Street, Russell Street and Exhibition Street.
From the South
Vehicles will be able to access the CBD from the South via King’s Way or Punt Road.
From the East
Vehicles will be able to access the CBD from the East via Wellington Parade or Victoria Parade.
Major Traffic Diversions
Monash Freeway to Tullamarine Freeway
Vehicles can exit Monash Freeway at Punt Road and continue northbound along Hoddle Sreet, turn left into Alexandra Parade, continusing into Princes Street and College Crescent/Cemetery Road. Traffic will then continue ointo McArthur Street and Elliott Avenue, turning righton into Flemington Road to access CityLink and the Tullamarine Freeeway.
Monash Freeway to West Gate Freeway
Vehicles will be able to access the West Gate Freeway from the Monash Freeway via Toorak Road and Kings Way. Vehicles will be ablet o access the West Gate Freeway at Kinds Way, and continue through to he West Gate Bridge, noting there will be no access to the Bolte Bridge or Todd Road.
Over dimensional vehicles are advised to exit Monash Freeway at Warragul Road, and use Princes Highway to access the West Gate Freeway at Kings Way.
Kings Way to Tullamarine Freeway
Vehicles destined for the Tullamarine Freeway from Kings Way can travel through to King Street and Dudley Street and access CityLink northbound only at via Footscray Road.
WEST GATE FREEWAY TO MONTAGUE STREET OR KINGS WAY
Vehicles travelling inbound on the West Gate Freeway destined for Montague Street or Kings Way, will be directed to use Todd Rd, the Bolte Bridge (northbound only) or Power Street.
CITY LINK (NORTH) TO WEST GATE FREEWAY OR MONASH FREEWAY
CityLink inbound will be closed at Footscray Road. The Footscray Road exit will provide vehicles access to West Gate Freeway via Wurrundjeri Way and Monague Street.
The Footscray Road exit will provide vehicles access to Monash Freeway via Wurundjeri Way and Monague Street and Burnley Tunnel.
Clarendon Street will be closed between Normanby Road and Flinders Street. Access to and from the CBD will be via Normanby Road, Montague Street and Flinders Street.
Queensbridge Street will be closed between Power Street and Flinders Street. Access to and from the CBD will be available via:
- Kings Way
- Whiteman Street, Normanby Rd, Montague Street, Wurundjeri Way and Dudley Street
- City Road, Alexandra Avenue, Swan Street and Batman Avenue
- City Road, Olympic Boulevard and Brunton Avenue.
BATMAN AVENUE ACCESS TO MONASH FREEWAY- PLACARD AND OVERSIZED VEHICLES ONLY
Oversized and placard vehicles who exit the West Gate Freeway at Power Street will be able to access the Monash Freeway via Batman Avenue under speed restrictions
Access across HArbour Esplanade into and out of Victoria Harbour will be faciliated via Bourke Street only for the duration of the event. Local closures will direct vehicles to Bourke Street, and Traffic controllers will be onsite to manage traffic flow.
Access across Docklands Drive, into and out of New Quay will be facilitated via Waterfront Way and Doepel Way only, at limited times before and during the event period.Vehicles will queue in Doepel Way and be moved across Docklands Drive under traffic control at appropriate times. Traffic controllers and signage will direct vehicles in this precinct
BATMANS HILL DRIVE
Batmans Hill Drive will be closed in both directions between Wurundjeri and Bourke Street. Some local access will be possible via intersecting roads (McCrae Street, Waterview Walk and Fishplate Lane) however some properties will be inaccessible by vehicle during the event times.
PEARL RIVER ROAD
Pearl River Road will be closed in both directions between Observation Drive and Docklands Drive. There will be no vehicle access to properties fronting Pearl River Road, including O’Brien Icehouse