As the coronavirus pandemic continues, the Victorian Government is getting on with projects to boost local jobs and keep Victorians moving, with two more level crossings in Melbourne’s west fast-tracked for removal by 2023.
Topic: "Level Crossings"
Three months after the removal of two dangerous and congested level crossings in St Albans, work is continuing to finish the new stations and surrounding areas.
The dangerous and congested level crossings in St Albans are now gone for good.
The new St Albans station is on site in Melbourne’s west after being constructed more than 50 kilometres away in Kilsyth.
The Andrews Labor Government’s work to remove 50 dangerous and congested level crossings is reducing congestion and making communities safer – and it has already created thousands of new jobs.
The Andrews Labor Government is taking advantage of the Easter long weekend to get on with removing three dangerous and congested level crossings on the Frankston Line.
Construction in Ormond, McKinnon and Bentleigh will ramp up over Easter, enabling three of Victoria’s worst level crossings – at North, McKinnon and Centre Roads – to be removed months ahead of schedule.
A major breakthrough has been reached between the Andrews Labor Government and the Opposition on the Delivering Victorian Infrastructure (Port of Melbourne Lease Transaction) Bill 2015.
Work will start on removing the level crossing on Main Road in St Albans on Sunday.
Works at the deadly and congested level crossings on Main and Furlong Roads in St Albans will begin in the coming weeks.
The Andrews Labor Government has started work on 50 level crossing removals, a project that will get Victorians home safer and sooner if they drive or use public transport.