|Funding Program:||Investment Road and Rail Program
|Expected Start/Finish:||Late 2016 - Late 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
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 will provide 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 will also duplicate and extend Oshea Road to the freeway, upgrade the Beaconsfield interchange and extend the overhead electronic signage from South Gippsland Freeway to Beaconsfield interchange.
The project is expected to reduce congestion and travel times and increase network resilience on this important freeway corridor.
The Australian and Victorian governments are each contributing $683.8 million to this project.
Stage 1 construction was completed in 2018. Stage 2 construction commenced January 2020.
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Project details last updated: 8/04/2021