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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.

West Gate Tunnel community liaison forum kicks off

The community in Melbourne's west will have a new forum to share information and provide feedback while the West Gate Tunnel Project is being built, with the first meeting of the new Community Liaison Groups (CLG) last week.

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.

Work begins to add lanes to the West Gate Freeway

From today, drivers will notice changes on the West Gate Freeway as workers establish a construction site that will allow the citybound tunnel entrance to be built without closing lanes on the freeway during peak times.

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

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, 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 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.

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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.

Switching on Melbourne’s managed motorway network

Drivers will get safer, smoother and more reliable journeys on Melbourne’s busiest freeways as the Victorian Government switches on the world’s most sophisticated managed motorway network.

New lanes on the Monash Freeway open tonight

Drivers on the Monash Freeway can look forward to some welcome relief, with more than 30 kilometres of new lanes opening this week – under budget and two months ahead of schedule.

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.

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.

Webb Dock Access works well underway

Major works to add an additional lane (inbound) and build new overhead signage structures on the West Gate Freeway as part of the Webb Dock Access improvements are well underway.

Media Release: Works Underway For Western Distributor

Works have begun for the $5.5 billion Western Distributor, with a dedicated new link for trucks to access the Bolte Bridge removing the need to merge or weave through traffic on the West Gate Freeway.