• Funding program Investment Road and Rail Program
  • Status Completed
  • Transport mode Road
  • Expected start/finish Late 2016 - Mid 2022
  • Estimated project cost $1,367,600,000
  • Australian Government contribution $683,800,000
  • Local Council/Shire Cardinia Shire Council,Casey City Council,City of Greater Dandenong,Monash City Council
  • State VIC
  • Corridor Melbourne Urban

Project description

Stage 1 provided an additional lane in each direction from EastLink to Clyde Road, upgraded ramp signals and an upgraded freeway management system from Warrigal Road to South Gippsland Freeway.

Stage 2 provided a total of 36km of additional lanes by widening the Monash Freeway between the EastLink interchange and Warrigal Road, and from Clyde Road to Cardinia Road. It has duplicated and extended Oshea Road to the freeway, upgraded the Beaconsfield interchange and extended the overhead electronic signage from South Gippsland Freeway to Beaconsfield interchange.

Benefits

The project has reduced congestion and travel times and increased network resilience on this important freeway corridor.

Funding

The Australian and Victorian governments each contributed $683.8 million to this project.

Timetable

Stage 1 construction commenced in 2016 and completed in 2018. 

Stage 2 construction commenced in February 2020 and completed in August 2022.

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