Hallam Road Upgrade

Hampton Park

Client: Vic Roads

Value: $38 million

Date completed: November 2014

PROJECT OVERVIEW

A $38 million State Government funded project to upgrade Hallam Road to a safer fully divided road for 2.5 km between Pound Road and Ormond Road in Hampton Park.

Some features of this project include:

  • three lanes each way between Pound Road and Coral Drive/Fordholm Road, with the third lane as a shared bus lane/left turn lane
  • two lanes each way between Coral Drive/Fordholm Road and Ormond Road
  • three through lanes, two right turn lanes and a left turn lane in each direction at the Pound Road intersection
  • a shared pedestrian and bicycle path on the east side between Pound Road and Ormond Road
  • new traffic signals at the Somerville Road/Warana Drive intersection
  • upgrading existing traffic signals and intersection improvements at Pound Road, Coral Drive/Fordholm Road and Ormond Road
  • median openings at St Kevin’s Primary School, Ivan Crescent, Cairns Road and Huntington Drive
  • new signalised pedestrian crossing at St Kevin’s Primary School and at the Hampton Park Shopping Centre