Massive shed done – Tunnelling next

A massive shed that will be at the heart of activity for the West Gate Tunnel is complete, as the project gets ready for tunnelling to start soon.

Take a virtual drive through the West Gate Tunnel

The West Gate Tunnel Info Centre, to be opened to the public soon, will give people a hands-on experience of the new roads and bike paths and public open space being built as part of the project.

First Monash Upgrade done, speed back to 100

Drivers in Melbourne’s south east are getting faster, safer and more journeys on Melbourne’s busiest freeway, with work now complete on the Monash Freeway Upgrade Stage 1.

Works ramp up on the West Gate Freeway

Drivers getting off the West Gate Freeway at Williamstown Road will use a new off-ramp from today as work powers ahead on the Victorian Government’s congestion busting West Gate Tunnel.

Tunnel boring machines on the way to build tunnel

The biggest tunnel boring machines (TBMs) in the southern hemisphere are on their way to Melbourne, with an order now placed for the two massive machines that will build the West Gate Tunnel.

Maribyrnong River investigations

Investigation works on the Maribyrnong River in Footscray will start this week to further inform the design of the West Gate Tunnel Project.

New road to success for students in the west

Students in Melbourne’s west will be given the chance to break into the construction industry with scholarships funded through the West Gate Tunnel Project.

Public hearings underway on EES

Public hearings on the West Gate Tunnel Project’s Environment Effects Statement (EES) commenced on Monday 14 August 2017 and will continue for approximately five weeks.

Have your say on the West Gate Tunnel

An Environment Effects Statement (EES) for the West Gate Tunnel Project has been released today, giving residents throughout the west  a chance to have their say.

Better and safer cycling paths for Melbourne’s west

The West Gate Tunnel Project will make it easier and safer for pedestrians and cyclists to get around Melbourne, with over 14km of new and upgraded cycling and walking paths, including a new 2.5km veloway above Footscray Road.

New Tunnel To Deliver 24/7 Truck Bans

The Andrews Labor Government’s West Gate Tunnel Project will deliver a massive win for communities in the inner west, with 24/7 truck bans to improve safety, reduce noise, and greatly improve air quality for local families.

VicRoads summertime roadworks

VicRoads is warning all drivers to plan ahead as extensive roadworks will be carried out across Melbourne from 26 December 2016 to 25 January 2017.

Western Distributor Guarantees Local Jobs

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting Victorian businesses and jobs with a minimum local content requirement for the construction of Melbourne’s much needed second river crossing.

Connecting cycling paths in the west

Local residents and cycling groups have helped to shape the Western Distributor’s almost 10 kilometres of new and improved cycling and pedestrian paths.

Western Distributor Reference design released

The Western Distributor is entering the next phase of planning and consultation with the release of an updated design and the latest information about planning for the project now available.

Community Liaison Group has been formed

A Community Liaison Group (CLG) has been formed for the Western Distributor. This group is important to seeking community feedback as planning for the project progresses.