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Road Works: Melbourne Lancefield Road. Closed to Motorbikes?

Discussion in 'Hazardous Road Condition Reports' at netrider.net.au started by DisgruntledDog, May 23, 2011.

  1. I was riding home tonight and the cops told me that a couple of motorcyclists had come a cropper because of the huge ruts in the road due to road works just north of the Bolinda Brige. Had to go via Riddels Creek.


     
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  2. They've been working in that section of road for ages: I had to get VicRoads to clear the loose gravel on the Sutherlands Road turn off two weeks ago when it was too loose to ride on. I haven't heard of any offs recently, but I wouldn't be surprised :(
     
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  3. wasn't me, and thats the first I heard of it.

    The whole road is disgraceful, and that bit on sutherlands road between the bridge and the first turn off :eek: ... Might be time to write another letter.
     
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  4. I rode to work yesterday morning over the road works. They were putting quite a bit of road base on the north bound lane when I was going past. Maybe they didn't get a chance to compact it enough.

    I've got to plan my route into the city this morning. Probably try to get through.

    I ride back and forth to work everyday on that road and yes it is a disgrace.
     
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