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Transform Southbank Boulevard and Dodds Street

The City of Melbourne is transforming Southbank Boulevard and Dodds Street by shifting traffic to create 2.5 hectares of public space. In 2005 we participated in the first community consultation to transform Southbank Boulevard to create more public open space through.

The project was revisited in 2015 by the City of Melbourne with another round of community consultation for which we were involved at all levels.  In September 2016 phase II of the project in the form of an ideas plan was completed.  We look forward to the release of the Master Plan in 2017 and will continue to be involved.

Click here for further information from the City of Melbourne.


Progress Report: June 2017

A promotional video and artist's impressions of the streetscapes has been prepared below.

Southbank Residents Association

Southbank Residents Association

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Transforming Southbank Boulevard
St Kilda Road looking down Southbank Boulevard with raised tram tracks
looking west from St Kilda Road with proposed green tramway
Southbank Promenade looking east to St Kilda Road
Fawkner Street to City Road rainforest
Southbank Boulevard and Sturt Street intersection with new Sturt Street tram super stop
Moore Street to Kavanagh Street with new neighbourhood park
City Road to Yarra River active space
New public open space and trees from Sturt Street to St Kilda Road MTC MRC
ABC Forecourt
New open space in front of MTC and MRC
New open space and trees in Dodds Street
Kavanagh Street crossing
New bike lanes and road reconfiguration - Moore Street to Kavanagh Street
New bike lanes and public open space outside the Melbourne Recital Centre on Southbank Boulevard
Dodds Street looking north from Grant Street
New bike lanes and biodiversity from Sturt Street to St Kilda Road
Kavanagh Street to Fawkner Street with new trees and play space
Freshwater Water Place looking to the Yarra River
Dodds Street interface with new Melbourne Conservatorium of Music linear park

To see the titles of the images, click on the large image below and then click through the selection.

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