Thompsons Road, Melbourne

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Thompson Road

General information
Type Road
Length19 km (12 mi)
Route number(s) Australian state route 6.svg State Route 6
Major junctions
West endAustralian state route 3.svg Nepean Highway, Carrum, Melbourne
 
East endAUS Alphanumeric Route C407.svg Berwick - Cranbourne Road,
Clyde North, Victoria
Location(s)
Major suburbs Patterson Lakes, Lyndhurst, Cranbourne North

Thompson Road is a major urban arterial road in the south-eastern suburbs of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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Duplication Projects

Thompsons Road duplication, Carrum Downs [1]

This is a $31 million state government-funded project to widen Thompsons Road in Carrum Downs. Works involve widening to provide two lanes in each direction from east of Mornington Peninsula Freeway to EastLink, and three lanes in each direction between EastLink and Dandenong-Frankston Road. Construction started in mid-2008. [2] The works are 4 km long.

Thompsons Road duplication, Cranbourne [3]

This is a $22 million state government-funded project to widen Thompsons Road in Cranbourne. Works involve widening the road to three lanes in each direction between Lesdon Avenue and Rosebank Drive and two lanes in each direction between Rosebank Drive and Narre Warren-Cranbourne Road. The works are 1.7 km long.

Major intersections

McLeod Road / Thompsons Road Australian state route 6.svg
WestboundDistance from
EastLink
(km)
Eastbound
Australia road sign W3-3.svg Traffic Lights(clockwise from McLeod Road)
Nepean Highway Australian state route 3.svgto Frankston and Mornington
Nepean Highway Australian state route 3.svgto Mordialloc and Melbourne
End McLeod RoadAustralian state route 6.svg--Start McLeod RoadAustralian state route 6.svg
FRANKSTON RAIL LINE
Railway Crossing Australia road sign W3-3.svg
FRANKSTON RAIL LINE
Railway Crossing Australia road sign W3-3.svg
Station Street Australia road sign W3-3.svg --Station Street Australia road sign W3-3.svg
Chelsea Heights
Gladesville Boulevard Australia R1-3.svg
-- Chelsea Heights
Gladesville Boulevard Australia R1-3.svg
Springvale, Melbourne
Mornington Peninsula Freeway AUS Alphanumeric Route M11.svg UK motorway symbol.svg Japan road sign 201-A.svg
-- Springvale, Melbourne
Mornington Peninsula Freeway AUS Alphanumeric Route M11.svg UK motorway symbol.svg Japan road sign 201-A.svg
Frankston, Portsea
Mornington Peninsula Freeway AUS Alphanumeric Route M11.svg UK motorway symbol.svg Australia R1-3.svg
-- Frankston, Portsea
Mornington Peninsula Freeway AUS Alphanumeric Route M11.svg UK motorway symbol.svg Australia R1-3.svg
Keysborough
Worsley Road Australia road sign W3-3.svg
-- Keysborough
Worsley Road Australia road sign W3-3.svg
Frankston, Ringwood, Melbourne
EastLink AUS Alphanumeric Route M3.svg UK motorway symbol.svg Australia road sign W3-3.svg Gfi-set01-airport.png
0.0 Ringwood, Melbourne, Frankston
EastLink AUS Alphanumeric Route M3.svg UK motorway symbol.svg Australia road sign W3-3.svg Gfi-set01-airport.png
Frankston, Dandenong
Dandenong-Frankston Road Australian state route 9.svg Australia R1-3.svg
-- Dandenong, Frankston
Dandenong-Frankston Road Australian state route 9.svg Australia R1-3.svg
Carrum Downs
McCormicks Road Australia R1-3.svg
-- Carrum Downs
McCormicks Road Australia R1-3.svg
Hastings, Melbourne
Western Port Highway AUS Alphanumeric Route M780.svg Australia R1-3.svg Gfi-set01-airport.png
-- Melbourne, Hastings
Western Port Highway AUS Alphanumeric Route M780.svg Australia R1-3.svg Gfi-set01-airport.png
Cranbourne West
Evans Road Australia R1-3.svg
-- Cranbourne West
Evans Road Australia R1-3.svg
CRANBOURNE RAIL LINE
Railway Crossing
-- CRANBOURNE RAIL LINE
Railway Crossing
Cranbourne, Dandenong
South Gippsland Highway AUS Alphanumeric Route M420.svg Australia road sign W3-3.svg
-- Cranbourne, Phillip Island, Leongatha
South Gippsland Highway AUS Alphanumeric Route M420.svg Australia road sign W3-3.svg
Cranbourne, Narre Warren
Narre Warren-Cranbourne RoadAUS Alphanumeric Route C404.svg Australia R1-3.svg
-- Narre Warren, Cranbourne
Narre Warren-Cranbourne RoadAUS Alphanumeric Route C404.svg Australia R1-3.svg
Start Thompsons RoadAustralian state route 6.svg--End Thompsons RoadAustralian state route 6.svg
Australia R1-3.svg Roundabout(clockwise from Thompsons Road)
Berwick-Cranbourne RoadAUS Alphanumeric Route C407.svgto Berwick and Emerald
Thompsons Road
Berwick-Cranbourne Road
AUS Alphanumeric Route C407.svgto Clyde and Longwarry

See also

Australia road sign W5-29.svg Australian roadsportal

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References

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  2. VicRoads, "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 22 September 2008. Retrieved 5 September 2008.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
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