Roads and responsible authorities

To avoid delays in addressing your concern, use the information on this page to ensure you contact the correct road authority about your issue.

General information

VicRoads is responsible for:

  • Setting state-wide road standards for VicRoads, Regional Roads Victoria, and municipalities to follow.
  • All state arterial roads, highways and freeways in metropolitan Melbourne.

Regional Roads Victoria (RRV) is responsible for all state arterial roads, highways and freeways in regional areas of Victoria (eg around Geelong).

Municipalities (like the City of Greater Geelong) are responsible for all other local roads within their boundaries.

Responsible road authority by issue type

Issue Who to contact
Traffic signal faults (any road, at intersections or pedestrian crossings) VicRoads (call 131 170 to ensure immediate response)
Variable speed limit sign faults VicRoads (call 131 170 to ensure immediate response)
Zebra crossing flashing lights (Newcombe Street in Portarlington only) City of Greater Geelong (call 03 5272 5272 to ensure immediate response)
Zebra crossing flashing lights (all other locations) VicRoads (call 131 170 to ensure immediate response)
On-street parking (any road) City of Greater Geelong
Pedestrian crossings City of Greater Geelong
Parking zone changes City of Greater Geelong
Traffic speed and volume City of Greater Geelong
Pot holes, damage or line marking maintenance Regional Roads Victoria (if the road appears in the table below) otherwise City of Greater Geelong 

Regional Roads Victoria maintained roads, highways and freeways

Road issues like potholes, line marking etc on these roads should be reported to Regional Roads Victoria.

Street name Segment (from) Segment (to) Suburb
Updated 11 February 2009
Aberdeen Street Latrobe Terrace Gaylard Avenue Geelong West
Abrey Road North Shore Road Seabeach Parade North Shore
Anakie Road Vines Road Cox Road Hamlyn Heights
Anglesea Road Princes Highway Mount Duneed Road Waurn Ponds
Aphrasia Street Shannon Avenue Ruthven Street Newtown
Bacchus Marsh Road Princes Highway Bridge Corio
Ballan Road Midland Highway Stony Creek Road Batesford
Ballarat Road Church Street Anakie Road Hamlyn Heights
Barrabool Road Merrawarp Road Ceres Shannon AvenueHighton Ceres /Highton
Barwon Heads Ocean Grove Road Flinders Avenue Orton Street Ocean Grove
Barwon Heads Road Settlement Road Geelong Road Barwon Heads Belmont / Barwon Heads
Bellarine Highway Boundary Road Grubb Road Newcomb / Drysdale
Bellarine Highway Grubb Road Fellows Road Point Lonsdale
Boundary Road Geelong Portarlington Road Townsend Road Newcomb
Breakwater Road Settlement Road Tucker Street Belmont
Breakwater Road Breakwater Road Tanner Street Belmont
Bridge Road Golf Links Road Flinders Parade Barwon Heads
Carr Street Martin Street Boundary Road Thomson
Church Street Vines Road Sladen Street Hamlyn Heights
Church Street Ballarat Road Pakington Street Geelong North
Church Street overpass Pakington Street Princes Highway City
Collins Street Murradoc Road Whitcombes Road Drysdale
Corio Quay Road Station Round about Princes Highway Norlane
Corio Quay Road Princes Highway Langdon Street Geelong North
Cox Road Princes Highway Anakie Road Norlane
Deviation Road Aberdeen Street Fyansford Bridge Newtown
Dunn Street Service Road Princes Highway Edols Street Geelong North
Fellmongers Road Boundary Road Tucker Street Breakwater
Fisher Street Newcombe Street Smythe Street Portarlington
Forest Road South Station Lake Road Arbitrary Point Lara
Fyans Street Latrobe Terrace Wood Street Geelong South
Fyansford-Gheringhap Road Hamilton Highway Dog Rocks Road Fyansford
Geelong Ring Road (bypass) Princes Freeway Princes Highway (Colac Road) Various
Notes on the Geelong ring road:
Vic Roads controls from fence line back of the houses to property on the other side. This includes the bike path and drinking fountains. Also check the maps at the back of this document re Vic Roads Responsibility in the construction of the ring road.
Geelong Portarlington Road Boundary Road, Moolap Jetty Road, Drysdale Drysdale  Moolap / Leopold / Curlewis / Drysdale
Geelong Portarlington Road Whitehorse Road Jetty Road Drysdale
Geelong Portarlington Road Whitcombes Road Sproat Street Drysdale / Portarlington
Golf Links Road Geelong Road Bridge Road Barwon Heads
Grubb Road Shell Road Geelong Portarlington Road Ocean Grove / Drysdale
Hamilton Highway Abutman bridge -  Atkins Street Friend in Hand Road Fyansford
High Street Drysdale Jetty Road Eversley Street Drysdale
High Street Belmont Settlement Road Reynolds Road Belmont
Hodgson Street The Parade Orton Street Ocean Grove
Hood Road Smythe Street The Esplanade Portarlington
Hyland Street McCurdy Road Deviation Road Herne Hill
Latrobe Terrace Little Fyans Street Aberdeen Street Newtown
Latrobe Terrace Aberdeen Street Weller Street City
Lowe Street St Georges Road Wharf Road Corio
Lower Duneed Road Torquay Road Blue Stone School Road Mount Duneed
McCurdy Road Church Street Hyland Street Herne Hill
McKillop Street Latrobe Terrace Swanston Street City
McKillop Street Swanston Street Ormond Road Geelong East
Merrawarp Road Barrabool Road Hamilton Highway Ceres
Midland Highway Anakie Road Dog Rocks Road Bell Post Hill
Morgan Street The Boulevard Thompson Road Norlane
Mount Duneed Road Surfcoast Highway Anglesea Road Mount Duneed
Murradoc Road Collins Street The Esplanade Drysdale / St Leonards
Newcombe Street Sproat Street Fisher Street Portarlington
North Shore Road Princes Highway Station Street Norlane
North Valley Road Barrabool Road Roslyn Road Highton
Ormond Road M Killop Street Bellarine Highway Geelong East
Orton Street Wallington Road Hodgson Street Ocean Grove
Pioneer Road Torquay Road Princes Highway Grovedale
Portarlington/ Queenscliff Road  Bellarine Highway Hood Road Point Lonsdale / Portarlington
Princes Highway Pettavel Road Reynolds Road Waurn Ponds
Princess Highway Weller Street 1.5 kilometres past Point Wilsons Road Geelong West / Corio
Queens Park Road Ruthven Street Buckley Falls Road Newtown
Ryrie Street Latrobe Terrace Bellarine Street City
Ryrie Street Bellerine Street Boundary Rd Geelong East
Scenic Road Barrabool Road Buckley Falls Road Highton/ Newtown
Seabeach Parade Abrey Road St Georges Road North Shore
Separation Street Douro Street Anakie Road Geelong North
Settlement Road Little Fyans Street High Street Belmont
Shannon Avenue Ballarat Road Barrabool Road Geelong West / Newtown / Highton
Shell Parade Princes Highway Wharf Road Corio
Shell Road Grubb Road Fellows Road Ocean Grove
South Valley Road Roslyn Road Princes Highway Highton
St Georges Road Princes Highway Seabeach Parade/ Lowe Street Corio
Station Street North Shore Road Princes Highway Norlane
Steiglitz Road Ballan Road Bridge Moorabool
The Boulevard Princes Highway Morgan Street Norlane
The Esplanade Hood Road Portarlington Murradoc Road St Leonards Portarlington / St Leonards
The Parade Hodgson Street Tuckfield Street Ocean Grove
Thompson Road Ballarat Road Cox Road Geelong North
Torquay Road Settlement Road Mount Duneed Road Belmont / Grovedale / Mount Duneed
Tucker Street Fellmongers Road Breakwater Road Breakwater
Tuckfield Street The Parade Shell Road Ocean Grove
Vines Road Church Street Ballarat Road Service Road Hamlyn Heights
West Fyans Street Latrobe Terrace Shannon Avenue Newtown
Wharf Road Lowe Street Shell Parade Corio

Vic Roads bridges no longer maintained by the City

Bridge Name Location Suburb
Barwon Heads Bridge Bridge Street Barwon Heads/Ocean Grove
Beach Road overpass Over Princes Freeway Lara
Breakwater Bridge Breakwater Road Breakwater
Breakwater Causeway Breakwater Road Breakwater
Corio Quay Road Over rail lines x 2 No. North Geelong
Corio Quary Road Bridge over Cowies Creek North Geelong
Geelong Ring Road All overpasses Full length
Hamilton Highway Over Moorabool River x 2 bridges (old and new) Fyansford
Hovells Creek Bridge Princes Freeway x 2 bridges Lara
Lara Overpass Over Princes Freeway Lara
Margret Street Overpass Margaret Street Rippleside
Moorabool Street Bridge Moorabool Street South Geelong
Morgan Street Over Cowies Creek North Geelong
Latrobe Terrace Overpass Over rail line Geelong
Latrobe Terrace (James Harrison) Over Barwon River Belmont
Little River Little River Reserve on Bacchus Marsh Road 1.5 kilometres south of City of Greater Geelong boundary near the 26 kilometre marker.
Pedestrian Overpass Bridges Opposite Candover Street
Opposite Stead Park
Geelong West
Pioneer Road Bridge Pioneer Road Waurn Ponds
Point Wilson Road Overpass (29 Mile Road) Over Princes Freeway Little River
Princess Bridge Shannon Avenue Highton
Queens Park Road Queens Park Road/Scenic Road Newtown
Separation Street Separation Street North Geelong
Steiglitz Road Bridge (Hopes Bridge) Steiglitz Road Moorabool
Surf Coast Highway Over Waurn Ponds Creek Grovedale
Telegraph Bridge (Church Street) Church Street Geelong West
Waurn Ponds Creek Barwon Heads Road Belmont

Page last updated: Wednesday, 27 April 2022