A Bendigo intersection is set for a safety revamp, after six crashes with casualties over the past five years.
The City of Greater Bendigo expects road users will be safer at the intersection of Elm and High streets in Golden Square when it completes works to limit access at the intersection.
Traffic will only be allowed to turn left from High Street onto Elm after the works, which will also close access from Elm Street to High Street.
Five rear-ends and one head-on collision make up the six crashes with casualties at intersection over the past five years.
Engineering manager Brett Martini said drivers used Elm Street as a short cut to avoid the traffic lights at the nearby intersection of Oak and High streets.
"Limiting access to Elm Street will stop this and make it safer for all road users," Mr Martini said.
The city will lengthen the turning lane at the Oak and High Street intersection, install new drainage, a kerb and channel, landscaping and build a new footpath across a section of Elm Street.
A bus stop will also be moved.
Night works on High Street will change line markings.
Works are due to begin on Monday April 29, and finish mid-June.
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