Repairs and maintenance

Council and VicRoads share the responsibility for road maintenance within the Macedon Ranges. The total length of our road network is over 1500kms.

Our arterial, or main roads are managed and maintained by VicRoads and any requests for maintenance to the road surface or traffic light faults should be directed to VicRoads on 13 11 70.  See below for a list of roads managed by VicRoads.

All other roads are maintained by Council.  Unsealed roads are inspected regularly and faults are programmed for repair.  Sealed road maintenance works are programmed as required.

If you have any road concerns, you can report an issue online. If your issue poses a public safety risk and requires an immediate response, please call 03 5422 0333. Reports received online after hours will not be addressed until the next business day.

Council's role

Council is responsible for the maintenance of:

  • Sealed roads
  • Gravel roads
  • After hours emergency response support
  • Line-marking (Council roads and car parks)
  • School and pedestrian crossings (on Council roads)
  • Fire access tracks
  • Bridges on Council roads
  • Dead animals on Council roads
  • Street signage
  • Guard rails
  • Bus shelters.

Road repairs – who should you call?

There are a number of roads throughout the Macedon Ranges Shire that are managed by VicRoads. VicRoads are responsible for the maintenance, rehabilitation, upgrade, construction and future planning of the roads listed below:

Township

Road/s

Clarkefield:

Melbourne-Lancefield Road

Gisborne:

Aitken Street*, Bacchus Marsh - Gisborne Road, Calder Freeway, Hamilton Street*, Melbourne Road, Gisborne - Melton Road, Robertson Street, Saunders Road, Gisborne-Kilmore Road and Station Road.

Kyneton:

Bourke Street, Burton Avenue, Calder Freeway, Edgecombe Road (From Beauchamp Street to Shire boundary), High Street, Mollison Street to Saleyards Road, Saleyards Road to Edgecombe Street, Piper Street and Trentham Road.

Lancefield:

Chauncey Street, Lancefield – Woodend Road (Rochford Road),  Kilmore-Lancefield Road, Main Road*, Melbourne-Lancefield Road, and Tooborac Road.

Macedon & Mount Macedon:

Blackforest Drive, Calder Freeway, Mount Macedon Road (from Freeway to Straws Lane), and Straws Lane ( to South Rock Road).

Malmsbury:

Daylesford-Malmsbury Road and Mollison Street.

Monegeetta:

Melbourne – Lancefield Road, Gisborne - Kilmore Road.

Newham:

Rochford Road and Lancefield – Woodend Road

Romsey:

Main Street*, Melbourne-Lancefield Road.

Riddells Creek:

Main Road* and Riddell-Sunbury Road, and Gisborne- Kilmore Road.

Tylden:

Trentham Road, Tylden-Woodend Road, Kyneton-Trentham Road

Woodend:

Avenue of Honour, Black Forest Drive, Calder Freeway, Coach Road, Forest Street, High Street*, Romsey Road (Woodend to Coach Road), Lancefield – Woodend Road (Rochford Rd), South Rock Road and Tylden-Woodend Road.

*Service roads connected to these roads/streets are maintained by Council.

For more information on these roads, or to report any issues or hazards, contact VicRoads on 131 171 or submit a request via their website.

You can also search for declared VicRoads and Council-managed roads on the VicRoads website.

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