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Upcoming Road Closures

We are currently working with City of Melbourne, Victoria Police, VIC Roads, Public Transport Victoria, City Link / Transurban and other key stakeholders to ensure the smooth running of the event.

Please read through the below information carefully so that you are aware of what to expect on Race weekend.

Driving & Parking

We encourage participants to catch public transport to the event where possible. Masks on public transport services remain mandatory.

If you decide to drive to the event, please review the Road Closure table and map below to see which roads will be closed and how best to access your chosen parking destination.

Normal on-street parking restrictions apply throughout the event.

Please do not park anywhere on the course.

Traffic to the CBD

Vehicles can access the CBD from the following directions:

– From the North via Footscray Road, William Street, Queen Street, Elizabeth Street, Russell Street, Exhibition Street and Punt Road

– From the South via King’s Way or Punt Road

– From the East via Wellington Parade or Victoria Parade.

Table overview

2022 RUN MELBOURNE ROAD CLOSURE 

ROAD 

SECTION 

ROAD CLOSURE TIMES NOTIFICATIONS 

Batman Avenue  

Full Closure)

Swan St to Flinders St 

04.00 am – 11.30 am 

Flinders St 

(West bound)

Batman Ave to Swanston St 

04.00 am – 11.30 am 

Flinders St 

(West bound)

Swanston St to King Street 

04.00 am – 08.15 am 

Flinders St 

(Full Closure)

Wurundjeri Way to Spencer St. 

04.00 am – 08.45 am 

St Kilda Rd 

(North bound)

Southbank Blvd to Flinders St 

04.00 am – 08.15 am 

Swanston St & St Kilda Rd 

(South bound lanes)

Flinders St to Linlithgow Ave 

04.00 am – 12.00 pm 

Queensbridge 

(Full Closure)

Flinders St to Power St/Whiteman St 

04.00 am – 09.15 am 

NOTE: local access b/w Power St and Yarra Promenade/Southbank Promenade 

Clarendon St/Spencer St 

(Full Closure)

Collins St to Whiteman St/ Normandy St 

04.00 am – 09.00 am 

NOTE: local access b/w Normanby St and Yarra Promenade/Southbank Promenade 

Collins St 

(West bound)

Spencer St to Harbour Esp. 

04.00 am – 08.15 am 

Collins St 

(Full Closure)

Harbour Esp to Navigation Drive 

04.00 am – 08.00 am 

Harbour Esplanade (Full Closure)

McCrae St to Collins St 

04.00 am – 08.00 am 

Harbour Esplanade 

(North bound)

Collins St to Docklands Drive 

04.00 am – 08.15 am 

Batmans Hill Drive 

(Full Closure)

Wurundjeri Way and Collins St 

04.00 am – 08.00 am 

Bourke St 

(East bound)

Tom Thumb Lane to Collins  

04.00 am – 08.30 am 

Docklands Dr 

(West bound)

Harbour Esplanade to Pearl River Esp. 

04.00 am – 08.15am 

St Mangos Lane – junction with Docklands Drive

(North and South bound)

Block and hold whilst runners are crossing 

06.55 am – 08.00 am 

Doepel Way 

(Full Closure)

Caravel Lane to Docklands Drive. 

07.00 am – 08.15 am 

Local access to be maintained 

Pearl River Road 

(Full Closure)

Docklands Drive to Newquay PromenadeExit via Wattle Rd 

07.00 am – 08.15 am 

Boathouse Drive 

(Full Closure. Local traffic only)

At corner of Boathouse Dr and Alexandra Ave. 

04.00 am – 9.30 am 

Domain Rd 

(Local traffic only)

St Kilda Rd to Park St 

04.00 am – 10.50 am 

Alexandra Ave 

(Full Closure)

Swan St Bridge to Punt Road 

04.00 am – 11.30 am 

Dallas Brooks Drive 

(Local traffic only)

Domain Rd to Birdwood Avenue 

04.00 am – 11.30 am 

Birdwood Avenue 

(Full Closure)

All 

04.00 am – 11.30 am 

Linlithgow Avenue 

(Full Closure)

Alexandra Avenue to St Kilda Rd 

04.00 am – 11.30 am 

Government House Drive 

(Full Closure)

St Kilda Rd to Roundabout 

04.00 am – 11.30 am 

Anzac Avenue 

(Full Closure)

All 

04.00 am – 11.30 am 

Park Street 

(Local traffic only)

Domain Rd to Toorak Rd 

04.00 am – 11.00 am 

Toorak Road 

(Local traffic only)

Closed at Park Street 

04.00 am – 10.30 am 

Anderson St  

(Local traffic only)

All 

04.00 am – 11.30 am 

Domain Rd 

(Local traffic only)

Park St to Anderson St 

04.00 am – 11.30 am 

South Yarra and Docklands road closures

SOUTH YARRA IMPACTS 

Park Street 

Park Street will be closed for vehicles heading southbound as this is part of the run course from 4 am – 11.30 am. It is recommended residents living on the eastern side of Park St. park their vehicle elsewhere from Saturday 23 July to avoid getting stuck.

Park St northbound will be accessible for local traffic.

Traffic controllers and signage will direct vehicles in this precinct.

Toorak Rd 

Toorak Road will be closed at the intersection with Park Street in BOTH directions for vehicles to cross between 7.15 am and 10.30 am.

  • Residents living west of Park Street should access via St Kilda Rd.
  • Residents living east of Park Street should access via Punt Rd.

Traffic controllers and signage will direct vehicles in this precinct.

DOCKLANDS IMPACTS 

Victoria Harbour 

Access across Harbour Esplanade out of Victoria Harbour will be facilitated via Navigation Drive, McCrae Street, Batmans Hill Drive via Wurundjeri Way only for the duration of the event (approx. 6.55 am – 8.00 am).

Bourke Street Eastbound between Tom Thumb Lane to Collins St is fully closed for runners and residents north of this will not be able to cross until 8.30 am.

Access across Harbour Esplanade into Victoria Harbour will be possible via Bourke Street but please expect delays (6.55 am – 8.00 am)

Traffic controllers and signage will direct vehicles in this precinct.

New Quay 

Access across Docklands Drive, into and out of New Quay will be facilitated via Waterfront Way and St Mangos Lane only, at very limited times during the event period (6.55 am – 8.00 am)

Vehicles will queue in St Mangos Lane and be moved across Docklands Drive under traffic control at appropriate times.

Traffic controllers and signage will direct vehicles in this precinct.

 

Road closure and event information can be confirmed by calling Sole Motive on (03) 9285 0600 or email David Smith: david@solemotive.com

Map of Road Closures for Run Melbourne 2022

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