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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. 
  • Works on the intersection upgrades at O'Neil Road in Beaconsfield and Glismann Road/Beaconsfield Avenue in Beaconsfield are now underway.   

$36 million project  

  • Australian Government contribution: $17.8 million from its Urban Congestion Fund.  
  • Council contribution: $18.3 million from its Developer Contribution Plan.  

These intersection upgrades will include:  

  • road widening 
  • addition of dual right turn lanes (only if required)  
  • addition of bus lane (Princes Hwy) (only if required)  
  • asphalting 
  • pavement construction 
  • kerb and channel construction 
  • drainage works 
  • signage 
  • guardrails and line-marking. 

Start date: November 2020  
Expected completion date: by mid-2021  

Works will include:  

  • a fully signalised t-intersection with dual right-turn lanes 
  • the addition of bus lanes on the Princes Highway 
  • dedicated signals for cyclists   
  • improvements to drainage and connected shared paths from Desmond Court to the Princes Highway 
  • a new roundabout at Pink Hill Boulevard.

More info: Temporary road closures

O'Neil Road media release - 10 November 2020

Start date: January 2021 
Expected completion date: Mid-2021  

The Glismann Road/Beaconsfield Avenue intersection upgrade is the second Old Princes Highway intersection project to take place, after O’Neil Road intersection works. 

The intersection will be upgraded to be a fully signalised intersection with: 

  • upgraded street lighting 
  • pavement widening on Princes Highway 
  • a new left-turn slip lane into Beaconsfield Avenue 
  • extended right turn lane into Beaconsfield Avenue 
  • dual right turn lanes out of Beaconsfield Avenue 
  • extending Glismann Road to intersection 
  • pavement resurfacing 
  • underground drainage upgrades 
  • signalised bicycle crossings 
  • landscaping works. 

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

  • Brunt Road/Whiteside Rd, Beaconsfield 
  • Bayview Road, Officer 
  • Tivendale Road/Station Street, Officer 
  • McMullen Road, Officer 
  • Arena Parade, Officer 
  • Thewlis Road, Pakenham