Newport Rail Bridge to Williamstown Road1 August - October 2021The West Gate Tunnel Project team will be carrying out occasional noisy nightworks and West Gate Freeway lane closures. Works include the installation of new noise walls (mainly between Steel Street and Vernier Streets), installation of support structures for the new Hyde Street ramps at Williamstown Road and  demolition works (which will necessitate the closure of The Avenue under the West Gate Freeway).PDF (781KB)
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The Avenue and Forgarty Avenue - construction activities and road closures10 August 21 - January 2022Works will be carried out at The Avenue under the West Gate Freway and Fogarty Avenue, which will require intermittent road closures to facilitate work. These are required to enable our crews to continue important Freeway widening works and construct the new walking and cycling path at Fogarty Avenue.PDF (416KB)
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M80 outbound ramp from West Gate Freeway weekend closures9 pm Friday 30  July until 5am  Monday 2  August 2021

9pm Friday 13 August until 5am Monday 16 August 2021

The West Gate Tunnel Project team will be closing the M80 outbound ramp from the West Gate Freeway (heading west towards Geelong). This is so we can safely carry out bridge works, including demolition and beam installation.

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Dohertys Road weekend closure 8 pm 23 July - 5 am, 26 July 2021 Dohertys Road (heading east towards the city) between Gordon Luck Avenue and Grieve Parade will be closed to facilitate our crews to add the final layer of road surface. PDF(270KB)
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Simcock Avenue one way set up and
road closure
Until  September 2021 A one way traffic set up is now in place on Simcock Avenue and will remain in place until the end of September 2021. Additionally, Simcock Avenue will be closed to traffic between Raleigh and Booker streets for five days in mid-August. PDF  (374KB)
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Noise wall installation Steel Street to Vernier  Street, Spotswood 16 June to 30 September 2021 The West Gate Tunnel Project team will be installing new noise walls panels at night between Steel Street and Vernier Street in Spotswood.
The work will not occur every night, but when each custom-made panel becomes available and when we can access areas.
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Millers Rd and West Gate Freeway nightworks April - August 2021 Works are continuing to upgrade Millers Road interchange to enable the widening of the Freeway. This includes strengthening the bridge above the interchange, beam installation and concrete pouring works.

Please note: Millers Rd under the West Gate Freeway in both directions and the inbound entry ramp will be closed from 9 pm to 5 am on most nights. Please visit www.bigbuild.vic.gov.au/disruptions for the latest information on dates and detour routes.

April 2021
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Noise wall works, Fogarty Avenue, Federation Trail works, between Newport Rail Bridge and The Boulevard 3 May - late 2021 Removal of old timber noise walls along Fogarty Avenue, between Newport Rail Bridge to Williamstown Road.

Please note: A one-way traffic arrangement will also be in place on Fogarty Avenue, from Wembley Avenue to The Boulevard to enable crews to have sufficient space to safely construct the walking and cycling path, while keeping Fogarty Avenue open to traffic. Driveway and foothpath access to residential properties along Fogarty Avenue will be maintained.
April 2021:
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Noise wall installation Millers Rd outbound ramp 12 April - late May 2021 Crews will continue to install new noise walls at Millers Road outbound entry ramp to the West Gate Freeway (adjacent to Paringa Avenue) at night.

Please note: During installation works, Millers Road outbound entry ramp will be closed from 9 pm to 5 am. A detour will be in place via the West Gate Freeway and Williamstown Road.
April 2021:
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Dohertys Road, Altona North August 2020 - late May 2021 Relocating a water main along Dohertys Road as part of the M80 Ring Road upgrade. March 2021:
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August 2020
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West Gate Freeway from Williamstown Road to Newport Rail Bridge April - June 2021 Construction will soon move to the next phase of works, as we start constructing the new walking and cycling path bridge at Fogarty Avenue, continue works on the Hyde Street ramps at Williamstown Road, complete works on the Muir Street overpass and move outbound traffic to new freeway centre lanes. 

Please note: During these works, Williamstown Rd will be closed in both directions under the West Gate Freeway, from 9 pm to 5 am on most nights. Detour signage will be put in place.
March 2021:
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Williamstown Road, Yarravile & Spotswood 15 March  - ongoing Piling works for the construction of the Hyde Street ramps taking place on Williamstown Road.
 
Please note: During these works, Williamstown Rd will be closed in both directions under the West Gate Freeway, from 9 pm to 5 am on most nights. Detour signage will be put in place.
March 2021:
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Federation Trail works  - Newport Rail Bridge to The Boulevard



Fogarty Avenue shared use path bridge
Mid-January to mid 2021


Restarting mid-January 2021
Removal of old timber noise walls and installation  of barriers with screening along Fogarty Avenue, to establish a safe construction site.
Please note: there will be intermittent road and lane closures throughout 2021 to facilitate works in this area.

Construction will continue in 2021 on a walking and cycling bridge near the reserve end of Fogarty Avenue. This will form part of the Federation Trail extension.
Please note: There will also be an ongoing closure of the walking and cycling path that runs over Stony Creek through the reserve.The path over Stony Creek will be closed as work continues on the Federation Trail extension
January 2021:
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Hyde Street ramps, Spotswood July 2020 - ongoing Construction of new Hyde Street ramps from the north and south side of the freeway are progressing. Works on the elevated shared use paths and bridges will also continue. July 2020:
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Muir Street, Spotswood & Fogarty Avenue, Yarraville July - November 2020 Building new pedestrian overpass over West Gate Freeway between Muir Street & Fogarty Avenue and installing new noise walls. July 2020 - North side: 
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Williamstown Road to Newport Rail Line, Spotswood, Yarraville, South Kingsville July 2020 - ongoing Williamstown Road utilities and road widening works. Continued works to widen and strengthen the Newport Rail Bridge will also occur.    July 2020:

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Fogarty Avenue, Yarraville July 2020 - ongoing Piling and construction of new shared user paths. July 2020:

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Noise wall installation updates Ongoing The West Gate Tunnel Project includes building 9km of new noise walls along the West Gate Freeway.

As well as being more attractive, the new noise walls will provide you much better protection from freeway noise than the old noise walls.
Williamstown Road to the Newport Rail Bridge:
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Fogarty Avenue:
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Hyde Street Ramps, Spotswood February 2020 - ongoing As part of works on the West Gate Tunnel Project, we will be building two new ramps for the West Gate Freeway. February 2020:
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New Street and Watson Street, South Kingsville June 2019 - ongoing Site establishment at the end of New and Watson Street, South Kingsville. These works are the construction of the West Gate Tunnel outbound southern portal.

May 2019:

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West Gate Freeway (outbound) between Chambers Road and Grieve Parade, Altona, Altona North 16 November 2018 – ongoing Works to widen the West Gate Freeway between Chambers Road and Grieve Parade and provide new noise walls.

November 2018:

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Kyle Road, Altona North Thursday 11 October 2018 – ongoing Use of Kyle Road to access construction sites on the West Gate Freeway for the duration of the project’s construction.

September 2018:

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West Gate Freeway: Williamstown Road inbound exit ramp, Spotswood From 29 May 2018 – ongoing Works along both sides of the West Gate Freeway between The Avenue and Williamstown Road, including vegetation removal and installing temporary fencing.
Installation of temporary and new noise wall along Williamstown Road inbound exit ramp.
May 2018:

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West Gate Freeway (outbound) between Williamstown Road and The Avenue, Spotswood and Yarraville From 29 May 2018 – ongoing
  • Temporary road closures between Vernier Street and Hick Street, and between Andrews Street and Muir Street.
  • Site fencing and access established at the end of the following streets: Abbot Street, Steel Street, Vernier Street, Hick Street, Andrews Street, Muir Street.
  • Site establishment works along outbound lanes of West Gate Freeway, including vegetation removal and earthworks.
  • Installation of temporary and new noise wall between Vernier Street and Muir Street.
  • Relocate existing power lines that currently run along the West Gate Freeway to the reserve near the corner of The Avenue and Strong Street.

Overview:
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