Major events road closures

Council may agree to road closures for filming purposes or during special events.  

New Year's Eve in Williamstown

Changed traffic conditions, including temporary road closures, will be in place along The Strand, Nelson Place and surrounding streets in Williamstown on New Year’s Eve (31/12/22).    

This measure is in place at the request of Victoria Police to ensure emergency vehicles can access the area if needed and support the number of people who will be gathering along the foreshore in Williamstown and Newport.  

Roads will be closed from 8.30pm on Saturday 31 December until 1.30am on Sunday 1 January 2023 at:  

  • The Strand from North Road to Ferguson Street, Williamstown 

  • Nelson Place, between Ferguson Street and Thompson Street, Williamstown, including Syme Street  

Vehicle access on these roads is permitted for residents until 8.30pm on Saturday 31 December. After 8.30pm vehicles will not be able to enter or exit the above streets once the closure is in effect. The roads will reopen at 1.30am on Saturday 1 January 2023. 

We appreciate your patience and cooperation during this time. For more information, call customer service on 1300 179 944.  

Victoria's Big Build

Details of major statewide road closures and disruptions can be viewed on the state government's Big Build website: