Major Construction at Furlong Road Continues
Major construction to remove the dangerous and congested level crossing at Furlong Road is now underway.
During March and April Furlong Road was closed for three weeks to build the bridge deck across Furlong Road.
Preparatory works carried out during the January closure allowed the rail line to run during this key stage of the project and this saw minimal disruption for rail commuters.
Delivering Furlong Road at the same time as Main Road means that rail shutdowns can be shared and there will be fewer disruptions public transport users as well as project cost savings in the long run. This project, which will create 200 jobs, is part of a $480 million package of works by the Andrews Labor Government.
The project aims to improve safety, traffic flow and promote economic activity in the St Albans area, with work expected to be completed in 2017.
For more information on the Level Crossing Removal Project go to http://levelcrossings.vic.gov.au or call the hotline on 1800 762 667.