Timelapse Footage Shows Completion of Melbourne Highway Level Crossing

StoryfulPublished: January 13, 20173,015 viewsVirality: 114%
Published: January 13, 2017

The Mountain Highway has reopened in eastern Melbourne after five weeks of construction to create a new road crossing, Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews announced on Friday, December 23.

Excavation of 25 Olympic swimming pools worth of soil was undertaken to lower the rail line so trains can run safely under Scoresby Road and Mountain Highway, the state transport department <a href="http://www.premier.vic.gov.au/brand-new-bayswater-station-now-taking-passengers/" target="_blank">said</a>. Another level crossing at Scoresby Road was removed earlier in December.

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