One of Victoria’s most congested level crossings is now gone for good, with trains travelling over the new rail bridge at Toorak Road for the first time this morning.
The $231 million grade separation of the level crossing at Torrens Road, Ovingham has taken the next step with a Registration of Interest to prequalified industry companies to be released today for major works.
Works are underway to remove three dangerous level crossings and build two new stations in Cheltenham and Mentone – with a one-week rail closure beginning today as construction ramps up.
The removal of Williamstown’s Ferguson Street level crossing is another step closer, with design options to be presented to the community for feedback as planning for the project continues.
Victoria’s massive transport infrastructure program will continue over autumn with the next phase of work concentrating on level crossing removals, major road works and maintenance.