Lincoln Road / Dickens Street - road closure


A road closure of Dickens Street is required for the Lincoln Road bus lanes and water main upgrade project.


To connect new water mains, and install new median islands.


Lincoln Road at the intersection of Dickens Street, Addington.


A road closure will be in place from Wednesday 22 June 2022 until Friday 22 July 2022, for 24hrs a day. Work will be carried out between 7am and 6pm (weather/site condition dependent).


The contractor is Isaac Construction. Phone Peter Chum on 0272366279 or 03 359 9145, Monday to Friday, 7am to 7pm or email


  • There will be a road closure on Dickens Street at the Lincoln Road intersection. This will be in place 24 hours a day for the duration of the works and is subject to the Parlane Street closure being removed.
  • Motorists will need to use the posted detour route to access Dickens Street from Lincoln Road.

Please see overleaf a map of the overall work area.  

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You can also visit ‘ongoing projects’ for more specific details about day-to-day operations and to contact the contractor or report any issues. 

Impacts on traffic 

  • Lincoln Road will be open during the work.
  • Where road closures on the side streets off Lincoln Road are in place, detour signage will be in installed to direct road users. 
  • Temporary bus stops will be installed where existing stops may be affected. Signage will indicate where the bus stop has moved to. Please allow extra time.
  • Cyclists will be merged with the traffic lanes. Please drive with care. 
  • Speed will be reduced to 30km/h through the work area.
  • Pedestrian access to footpaths will be maintained at all times with detours in place from time to time. Please follow signage.

Impacts of work 

  • There will be increased noise, dust and vibration from the use of machinery for activities such as saw cutting, hydro excavation, and plate compaction. 
  • If the work requires a water shut-down a further notice will be provided with dates and times. Please note that all planned shut-downs will only be carried out at night. 
  • On-street parking will be affected on both sides of Lincoln Road and Dickens Street where we are working.  
  • We will keep work areas small where possible and road cones will indicate where parking will not be available.  
  • Property access will be maintained where possible. We will work with businesses and residents during the work. Please let us know if you have any specific property access needs e.g. medical visits, home help, large vehicle deliveries or planned works.