Works to affect motorists and pedestrians in Newport

By Molly Magennis

Vicroads has announced works which will affect motorists and pedestrians in Hobsons Bay over the coming months.

The works will take place on Melbourne Road Bridge over Hall Street, Newport, and will take place in two stages.

During stage one, the Hall Street underpass will be closed between Melbourne Road roundabout and Newport Station from Monday, January 17 to Friday, February 25. There will be a detour sign in place for motorists.

Stage two will see the footpath alongside the Newport Substation closed between Margaret Street carpark and the Newport Railway Station from Monday, February 21 to Friday, April 1.

Pedestrians will be detoured via Margaret Street to access the railway station.