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Rosanna Level Crossing Removal


City of Banyule

Lower Plenty Road, Rosanna
  • Client

    Hansen Partnership

  • Council

    City of Banyule

  • Location

    Lower Plenty Road, Rosanna

  • Contact

    Russell Symons


Development Summary

The Level Crossing Removal Authority (LXRA) is proposing the upgrading and duplication of the Hurstbridge railway line, north of Heidelberg. This involves the removal of the Lower Plenty Road level crossing in the Rosanna Shopping Centre.

Banyule Council appointed Hansen Partnership to prepare an Urban Design Framework for the project, to ensure that it achieves the optimum result for the amenity, safety and convenience for the local business and residential community. Hansen Partnership engaged ratio: to provide inputs relating to pedestrians, cyclists, cars, railway passengers, buses and commercial vehicle operations.

Ratio’s proposals included revised on-street carpark layouts, traffic management for street intersections, bike paths and bus/rail interchange elements.