The full set of  EES documentation is available below in both PDF and DOCX format. Higher resolutions are available for reports with detailed images.

Summary report

PDF 6.9 MBDOCX 17.9 MB

EES overview fact sheet

PDF 1 MB
Information about the project’s design and proposed construction approach; explains how the project has been developed including the assessment of design options; the project description, thorough design solutions the project description, urban design solution and a community and stakeholder consultation overview.

Executive Summary

PDF 2.9 MBDOCX 8.4 MB

Chapter 01 Introduction

PDF 3.3 MBDOCX 8.4 MB

Chapter 02 Project rationale

PDF 3.2 MBDOCX 6.4 MB

Chapter 03 Project development

PDF 3.7 MBDOCX 4.2 MB

Chapter 04 Environment Effects Statement assessment framework

PDF 1.7 MBDOCX 3.3 MB

Chapter 05 Project description

PDF 16.5 MBDOCX 20.3 MB

Chapter 06 Urban design

PDF 6.5 MBDOCX 39.9 MB

Chapter 07 Communications and engagement

PDF 901 KBDOCX 850 KB

Chapter 08 Environmental Management Framework

PDF 1.9 MBDOCX 3.6 MB

Chapter 09 Meeting our obligations

PDF 268 KBDOCX 122 KB

Volume 1 Table of Contents

PDF 23 KBDOCX 54 KB

Glossary

PDF 159 KBDOCX 66 KB
Includes information on the West Gate Freeway widening, upgrades to interchanges at the M80 Ring Road, Grieve Parade and Millers Road and Hyde Street ramps.

Chapter 10 Introduction

PDF 5.3 MBDOCX 5.8 MB

Chapter 11 Effects on traffic and transport

PDF 5.9 MBDOCX 19.8 MB

Chapter 12 Effects on physical environment

PDF 10.9 MBDOCX 11.7 MB

Chapter 13 Effects on health and amenity

PDF 4.8 MBDOCX 12.6 MB

Chapter 14 Effects on community

PDF 10 MBDOCX 14.9 MB

Chapter 15 Effects on heritage

PDF 8.7 MBDOCX 9 MB

Chapter 16 Component conclusion

PDF 1.3 MBDOCX 2.7 MB

Volume 2 Table of Contents

PDF 55 KBDOCX 52 KB

Glossary

PDF 159 KBDOCX 66 KB
Includes information on the underground section of tunnel and the area where the tunnel begins and ends (the southern portal and the northern portal).

Chapter 17 Introduction

PDF 5.5 MBDOCX 6.2 MB

Chapter 18 Effects on traffic and transport

PDF 1.7 MBDOCX 2.7 MB

Chapter 19 Effects on physical environment

PDF 12.5 MBDOCX 15.2 MB

Chapter 20 Effects on health and amenity

PDF 18.6 MBDOCX 19 MB

Chapter 21 Effects on community

PDF 3.6 MBDOCX 5 MB

Chapter 22 Effects on heritage

PDF 3.1 MBDOCX 3 MB

Chapter 23 Component conclusion

PDF 1.2 MBDOCX 1.9 MB

Volume 3 Table of Contents

PDF 55 KBDOCX 52 KB

Glossary

PDF 159 KBDOCX 66 KB
Information on the Maribyrnong River Bridge, connections to Port of Melbourne, elevated roadway along Footscray Road, connections to CityLink, Dynon Road, Footscray Road and the extension and widening of Wurundjeri Way.

Chapter 24 Introduction

PDF 10.8 MBDOCX 11 MB

Chapter 25 Effects on traffic and transport

PDF 2.4 MBDOCX 4 MB

Chapter 26 Effects on physical environment

PDF 3.6 MBDOCX 4 MB

Chapter 27 Effects on health and amenity

PDF 32.2 MBDOCX 35 MB

Chapter 28 Effects on community

PDF 9 MBDOCX 12.7 MB

Chapter 29 Effects on heritage

PDF 10.3 MBDOCX 5.6 MB

Chapter 30 Component conclusion

PDF 1.2 MBDOCX 1.7 MB

Volume 4 Table of Contents

PDF 55 KBDOCX 52 KB

Glossary

PDF 159 KBDOCX 66 KB
If the hi-res versions are too big to download, you can request a copy of the EES documentation on USB. Contact us on 1800 105 105.

Attachment I - Legislation and policy report

PDF 898 KB 

Attachment II - Environment risk report

PDF 4 MB 

Attachment III - Stakeholder and community engagement report

PDF 7.9 MB 

Attachment IV - Draft Planning Scheme Amendment

PDF 26 MBHi-res PDF 49.8 MB

Attachment V - Works Approval application

PDF 33.4 MBHi-res PDF 156.3 MB
If the hi-res versions are too big to download, you can request a copy of the EES documentation on USB. Contact us on 1800 105 105.

Report A - Transport

PDF 17.3 MBHi-res PDF 47 MB

Report A Appendices - Transport

PDF 27.5 MBHi-res PDF 82.7 MB

Report B - Contaminated soil and spoil management

PDF 10.3 MBHi-res PDF 48.9 MB

Report B Appendix A, Part 1 - Contaminated soil and spoil management

PDF 89.6 MB 

Report B Appendix A, Part 2 - Contaminated soil and spoil management

PDF 128.8 MB 

Report B Appendix A, Part 3 - Contaminated soil and spoil management

PDF 120 MB 

Report B Appendix A, Part 4 - Contaminated soil and spoil management

PDF 94.2 MB 

Report B Appendix A (Combined) - Contaminated soil and spoil management

PDF 433 MB 

Report B Appendices B-F - Contaminated soil and spoil management

PDF 89 MBHi-res PDF 233 MB

Report C - Groundwater

PDF 35 MBHi-res PDF 94 MB

Report D - Ground movement

PDF 18.3 MBHi-res PDF 155 MB

Report E - Surface water

PDF 15 MBHi-res PDF 59 MB

Report F - Ecology

PDF 9.8 MBHi-res PDF 330 MB

Report F Appendices A-G - Ecology

PDF 8.2 MB 

Report F Appendix H, Part 1 - Ecology

PDF 1.4 MB 

Report F Appendix H, Part 2 - Ecology

PDF 49 MB 

Report F Appendix H, Part 3 - Ecology

PDF 5.8 MB 

Report F Appendix H, Part 4 - Ecology

PDF 39.7 MB 

Report G - Air quality

PDF 32 MBHi-res PDF 166 MB

Report H - Noise and vibration (surface)

PDF 54 MBHi-res PDF 120 MB

Report H Appendices - Noise and vibration (surface)

PDF 28.6 MB 

Report I - Vibration and regenerated noise (tunnel)

PDF 39.6 MBHi-res PDF 93.7 MB

Report J - Human health

PDF 17.4 MBHi-res PDF 63 MB

Report K - Land use planning

PDF 10 MBHi-res PDF 98 MB

Report K Appendices - Land use planning

PDF 39.6 MB 

Report L - Social

PDF 10.9 MB 

Report M - Business

PDF 19 MB 

Report N - Landscape and visual

PDF 29.8 MBHi-res PDF 125.8 MB

Report O - Aboriginal cultural heritage

PDF 26.9 MB 

Report P - Historical heritage

PDF 43.8 MBHi-res PDF 165.4 MB

Report Q - Greenhouse gas

PDF 11 MB
If the hi-res versions are too big to download, you can request a copy of the EES documentation on USB. Contact us on 1800 105 105.

Map book (Hi-res combined file)

 High res PDF 405.9 MB

Series A – Project boundary

PDF 8.7 MB 

Series B – Horizontal alignment plans

PDF 42.9 MB 

Series C – Vertical alignment plans

PDF 13.6 MB 

Series D – Proposed landscape plans

PDF 44.6 MB 

Series E – Typical cross sections

PDF 4.3 MB 

Series F – Conceptual urban design plans, Part 1

PDF 45.6 MB 

Series F – Conceptual urban design plans, Part 2

PDF 36.9 MB 

Series F – Conceptual urban design plans, Part 3

PDF 15.9 MB
If the hi-res versions are too big to download, you can request a copy of the EES documentation on USB.
Contact us on 1800 105 105.

Development and Urban Design Plans Report and Appendix A (exhibited in May 2017)

PDF 8 MB 

Attachment 1 – West Gate Freeway (exhibited in May 2017)

PDF 101.3 MBHi-res PDF 378.3 MB

Attachment 2 – Tunnels (exhibited in May 2017)

PDF 33.5 MBHi-res PDF 195.7 MB

Attachment 3 – Port, CityLink and city connections (exhibited in May 2017)

PDF 115.9 MBHi-res PDF 432.5 MB
Find out more information about the West Gate Tunnel Project's key approvals.

Development and Urban Design Plans (updated and approved December 2017)

PDF 10.3 MB

Attachment 1 - West Gate Freeway (updated and approved December 2017)

PDF 417.5 MB

Attachment 2 – Tunnels (updated and approved December 2017)

PDF 261.6 MB

Attachment 3 – Port, CityLink and city connections (updated and approved December 2017)

PDF 449.9 MB

Project notes

The West Gate Tunnel Project, as part of the Major Transport Infrastructure Authority (formerly known as the Western Distributor Authority) has provided the Inquiry and Advisory Committee with project notes.

Key approvals

The EES process has concluded and key approvals are now in place. Find out more about the project’s key planning and environmental approvals, including the full set of Environmental Performance Requirements (EPRs).