Construction of the Metro Tunnel may cause some delays for you coming to or leaving the hospital.

Construction of the Metro Tunnel may cause some delays for you coming to or leaving the hospital.

From Friday 14 February 2020 for up to five weeks the following changes will be in place during service relocation works (services include such things as: sewer, telecommunications, water, power, traffic signals, drainage and gas):

  • Grattan Street, between Flemington Road and Elizabeth Street/Royal Parade, will be closed
  • Additional closures on the Elizabeth Street/Royal Parade northbound service lane may be in place on weekends
  • Access to Grattan Street drop-off/pick-up, disability parking, and taxi zones will be maintained via Flemington Road
  • Traffic management and signage will be in place to safely guide pedestrians, cyclists, and vehicles around the work areas
  • Access for emergency services, hospitals, and businesses will be maintained at all times

Grattan Street westbound lanes will remain closed for three years to facilitate further construction works.

This video explains changes to traffic and transport and alternative routes to hospital car parks and Grattan Street for service relocations:

Visit the Metro Tunnel Project website for more information.

Delays are expected so remember to plan ahead and allow extra travel time to get to the hospital, as well as following the signage in the area.

Please visit the Metro Tunnel website before you travel for the most up to date information.

To plan your travel on public transport, visit the Public Transport Victoria website.