Cape Otway Road widening and resurfacing project

In January 2021, works will begin to widen and resurface the section of Cape Otway Road between Taylors Road and Church Road, Modewarre.

These works are part of ongoing efforts to increase road safety and help ensure Cape Otway Road can cater for current and future traffic volumes. 

Important information on lane and road closures

Council will do all it can to minimise the impact on road users during the works.

 From 18 January, for approximately 2 weeks:

  • Lane closures will be in place on Cape Otway Road, between Hendy Main Road and Layards Road. 

  • Vehicles will still be able to get through, but there may be delays at times.

 From 1 February, for approximately 6-8 weeks:

  • Cape Otway Road will be fully closed to through traffic from Hendy Main Road to Layards Road on weekdays from 7am - 5pm, with a detour in place.

  • Cape Otway Road will reopen to traffic outside of these hours and on weekends. 

  • Emergency vehicles, school busses and property owners within the closure will still have access at all times.

 Cape Otway Road works map

Also, reduced speed limits will be in place for a longer period.

The project has been funded by the Federal Government’s Black Spot Program.