We’re adding extra lanes on Craigieburn Road between Hume Highway and Mickleham Road as well as upgrading intersections and building better walking, cycling and public transport connections.

Overview

On Craigieburn Road between the Hume Highway and Mickleham Road we’ll:

  • add extra lanes in each direction
  • replace the roundabouts with traffic lights at Mickleham Road, Waterview Boulevard and Hardy Avenue
  • install new traffic lights at Balyang Way, Dorchester Street and Cimberwood Drive
  • upgrade the intersections at Vantage Boulevard, Aitken Boulevard, Lygon Drive, Bridgewater Road and Hanson Road
  • upgrade the pedestrian crossing traffic lights near Benston Street
  • install a new pedestrian crossing with traffic lights near the Craigieburn Sports Stadium and D.S. Aitken Reserve
  • install bus priority lanes
  • build walking and cycling paths
  • install safety barriers along sections of the road.

Benefits

This upgrade will:

  • improve traffic flow and travel times
  • provide better access to the Hume Highway and northern activity centres
  • improve bus service reliability along Craigieburn Road
  • support better connections for the community and businesses in Craigieburn
  • improve access to Craigieburn train station
  • make it easier and safer for you to walk or cycle around your local area
  • lower the risk and severity of crashes by adding safety barriers.
Craigieburn Rd Map highlighting the road upgrades to occur

View a larger version of the map (PDF, 182.4 KB).

Before and after

Click on the image and drag the slider to see the before and after views of Craigieburn Road and Aitken Boulevard intersection.

Craigieburn Road Upgrade after
Craigieburn Road Upgrade before

Interactive map

Use the Craigieburn Road Upgrade interactive map to find out more details about the project. Click on the icons for more information.

Interactive map

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