The Australian Open is a major Melbourne event that attracts hundreds of thousands of people from Melbourne, Australia and around the world.
Starting next month, the Australian Open is the first of four Grand Slam titles held annually. It is one of Australia’s premier sporting events.
Held at Melbourne Park, managing large crowds and coordinating traffic is a major undertaking. With so many hundreds of thousands of people flocking to Melbourne Park, the roads and pedestrian pathways need to be safe for all visitors.
There are many transport vehicles coming to and from Melbourne Park during the Australian Open including players, trainers, spectators, volunteers and other staff and members of the public.
Players need to have a clear path in and out of Melbourne Park so they don’t get mobbed by fans on the way to a match. Their vehicles also needs clear access.
All of these aspects require careful traffic control plans so the even runs smoothly for all the players, staff and public.
Part of the permit process for any major event is to obtain a professionally developed traffic control plan to protect the safety of pedestrians and other road users.
Our qualified team keeps up-to-date with state and national traffic safety codes and use specific traffic planning software to develop detailed plans in line with authority requirements.
We have the expertise to execute large-scale traffic control plans in Melbourne for events such as the Australian Open.