Events for your Diary

May
  • Sat 7, 9-10am: Beach Patrol, meeting at Beacon Cove roundabout, Beach Road and Princes Street (Spirit of Tassie beach)
  • Tue 17, 6:30pm for 7pm: BCNA Community Dinner
  • Sat 21, 9:30-10:30am: Love our Streets, meeting at Garden City shops, Dunstan Parade

  • June
  • Sat 4, 9-10am: Beach Patrol, meeting at Lagoon Pier
  • Sat 18, 9:30-10:30am: Love our Streets, meeting at Olive's Corner, Bay and Liardet Streets

  • July
  • Sat 2, 9-10am: Beach Patrol, meeting at Sandridge Beach
  • Sat 16, 9:30-10:30am: Love our Streets, meeting at Graham Street underpass
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    Thursday, 31 October 2019

    Traffic Management in Beacon Cove During Cruise Ship Visits

    During the 2018/19 cruise ship season, the City of Port Phillip’s (CoPP) Transport Safety Engineering team worked with VicPorts to trial an extended Traffic Management Plan (TMP). This was implemented on 25 critical cruise shipping days. The TMP included traffic controllers stationed at the Beach Street, Princes Street and Waterfront Place roundabout. The program was considered a success.

    The program is designed to:
    • Improve the operation of the queuing lane and the Princes Street, Waterfront Place and Beach Street roundabout.
    • Prevent truck access into Waterfront Place from Princes Street and Beach Street (from Beacon Road/The Boulevard approach).
    • Improve safety and operation of the roundabout.
    • Reduce truck volumes in Princes Street and other local roads.
    This year, CoPP officers have liaised with VicPorts and TT-Line who have agreed to implement the extended TMP on 56 days during the 2019/20 cruise ship season. The season commenced on Sunday 13 October 2019.

    CoPP officers will continue work with VicPorts during the cruise shipping to monitor and review the TMP. The dates the extended TMP are to be implemented are available on the Council’s website.