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The Webb Dock Access improvements will better connect freight from Webb Dock to the freeway network. It will make it easier and safer for trucks to enter the Bolte Bridge and free up space and help traffic flow on the M1.
The Webb Dock Access improvements, delivered by the CityLink Tulla Widening project, will support the Port of Melbourne’s $1.6 billion Port Capacity Project.
These improvements complement the upgrade of Cook Street currently being completed by VicRoads. These works are widening Cook Street from one to two lanes in each direction between Todd Road and the West Gate Freeway.
A new ramp will be built with a gentler curve to reduce the risk of truck roll-overs.
A new lane from Cook Street to the Bolte Bridge ramp will provide direct access for freight heading north.
The Cook Street / Salmon Street intersection will be upgraded and signalised
An additional lane will be added in each direction between Todd Road and the West Gate Freeway
The Webb Dock access improvements will:
Heading to the Bolte Bridge from the West Gate Bridge or Cook Street? Stick to the left lane on the West Gate Freeway. We’re making a few small changes to Bolte Bridge access to help crews get on with works to build a safer and easier connection to Melbourne’s north.
This week, we’ll begin the next major stage of Webb Dock Access improvements which will see crews rebuild a safer, redesigned Bolte Bridge inbound entry ramp with a gentler curve to reduce the risk of truck roll-overs as well as provide better flowing access for freight and cars alike.
Drivers heading inbound on the West Gate Freeway wanting to use the entry ramp to the Bolte Bridge will need to make their way to the left lane a little earlier than usual.
Drivers will be shifted onto an alternate ramp that will provide access to the Bolte Bridge while crews remove and rebuild the existing entry ramp nearby.
This shift will keep traffic flowing onto the Bolte Bridge smoothly and provide a safe work zone for our crews to get the job done as quickly as possible.
On-road signage will be in place to help guide drivers.
What you need to know
For more information about upcoming closures – including detour maps – visit the CityLink Tulla Widening website.