We’re upgrading Yan Yean Road between Diamond Creek and Bridge Inn roads to make journeys in Melbourne’s north quicker, easier and safer

Overview

We’re upgrading Yan Yean Road between Kurrak Road, Yarrambat and Bridge Inn Road, Doreen. The project will improve safety and traffic flow through Plenty, Yarrambat and Doreen.

Have a question?

To find out more about the project, visit the Yan Yean Road - Stage 2 consultation page on the Engage Victoria website.

Design

Stage 2 of the Yan Yean Road Upgrade will:

  • widen the road from one to two lanes in each direction between Kurrak and Bridge Inn roads
  • install traffic lights to replace the roundabouts at Orchard and Bridge Inn roads
  • install new traffic lights at North Oatlands Road and Bannons Lane
  • install new roundabouts at Heard Avenue and Youngs Road
  • upgrade the Ironbark Road intersection with traffic lights
  • upgrade the Jorgensen Avenue intersection with either traffic lights or a roundabout
  • add a service road to give safe access to residential properties
  • build new walking and cycling paths along the full length of the road
  • add centre median and kerb side safety barriers along the road.
Yan Yean Road Stage 2

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Benefits

The project will:

  • improve traffic flow and travel times
  • improve access to local and growing residential and recreational centres in the north
  • make it easier and safer for you to walk and cycle around your local area
  • provide two lanes in each direction between Diamond Creek and Bridge Inn roads
  • lower the risk and severity of crashes with safety barriers.

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