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Roads around Hazelwood

Roads around Hazelwood

Monday travel delays: Princes Fwy, Strzelecki Hwy, Monash Way, Brodribb Road

If weather conditions are favourable, the chimney stacks at the decommissioned Hazelwood power station will come down on Monday. Various public safety precautions include the closure of roads around the former plant.

Drivers are being warned that they may experience delays between 10am and 4pm on Monday, on these roads in the Morwell area: the Princes Freeway, Strzelecki Highway, Monash Way and Brodribb Road.

See our previous story about the Hazelwood chimneys HERE.

Details about road impacts from the Department of Transport are below.

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Travel delays of at least 15 minutes are expected at the following locations:

:: Princes Freeway eastbound traffic from the Hernes Oak on-ramp.

:: Princes Freeway westbound traffic from the vicinity of Tramway Road intersection.

:: Monash Way Morwell-bound traffic from the vicinity of Churchill-Traralgon Road.

:: Strzelecki Highway Morwell-bound traffic near the intersection of Morwell-Thorpdale Road.

:: Brodribb Road from Yinnar Road to the Monash Way intersection will be closed completely between 10am and 4pm.

Reduced speed limits and lane closures will be in place during these times and could result in travel delays. Drivers are encouraged to take this into account when planning their journeys.

Drivers are advised to comply with the temporary changed traffic conditions for the safety everyone on our roads.

Real-time traffic conditions, including road closures, are available at or via the VicTraffic mobile app.

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