Princes Highway intersection upgrades

Several priority intersections along the Princes Highway in Cardinia Shire will be upgraded over the next 3 years as part of our Better Local Roads Project.   

This key infrastructure project will provide safer travel for all road users, while reducing congestion and catering to future increases in traffic. 

$36 million project  

  • Australian Government contribution: $17.8 million from its Urban Congestion Fund.  
  • Council contribution: $18.3 million from its Developer Contribution Plan. 
  • O'Neil Road and Princes Highway intersections, Beaconsfield
  • Glismann Road/Beaconsfield Avenue and Princes Highway intersection, Beaconsfield

Bayview Road and Princes Highway intersections, Officer  

The intersection upgrade will include: 

  • upgrading to fully signalised crossroad intersection
  • a westbound bus priority lane
  • construction of new Bayview Road South leg connecting intersection to Pioneer Way 
  • Bayview Road north leg road realignment 
  • dual right turn lanes into Bayview Road 
  • left turn slip lanes into Bayview Road 
  • cyclist and pedestrian facilities with dedicated bicycle lane signalisation
  • path connections
  • improved drainage
  • landscaping

This project is currently out to tender, with works scheduled to start in April/May 2022, depending on contractor availability.

Image shows the final design of the upgraded intersection at Bayview Road and Princes Highway, Officer

 

Tivendale Road-Station Street and Princes Highway intersection, Officer

The intersection upgrade will include: 

  • additional lanes in Tivendale Road 
  • additional Princes Highway through lanes
  • upgraded left-hand slip lane into Station Street 
  • westbound bus priority lane 
  • cyclist and pedestrian facilities, with dedicated bicycle lane signalisation, 
  • improved drainage
  • landscaping

This project is currently out to tender, with works scheduled to start in April/May 2022, depending on contractor availability.

Image shows the final design of the Tivendale Road and Princes Highway intersection upgrade

 

Other intersections being considered for works as part of this program include: 

  • Brunt Road/Whiteside Rd, Beaconsfield 
  • McMullen Road, Officer 
  • Arena Parade, Officer 
  • Thewlis Road, Pakenham 
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