We’re adding an extra lane on Bridge Inn Road between Plenty and Yan Yean Roads, installing new traffic lights, upgrading intersections and building a new bridge over Plenty River.
The Bridge Inn Road Upgrade is part of the Suburban Roads Upgrade Program.
As part of the Bridge Inn Road Upgrade, we’ll:
- add an extra lane in each direction
- install traffic lights at Cookes Road and Garden Road
- build a bridge over Plenty River and upgrade the existing bridge
- install safety barriers along the road
- upgrade the intersections at Schotters Road, Vantage Point Boulevard and Painted Hills Road
- install traffic lights near Ivanhoe Grammar School, including a pedestrian crossing to improve access to local schools
- build a new shared walking and cycling path.
This upgrade will:
- improve traffic flow and travel times
- provide better access to the new Mernda train station
- enhance connectivity to residential developments and employment opportunities in the north
- provide easier access to the proposed Mernda town centre
- 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.
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