Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts

Maroondah Highway, Coldstream

Funding Program:Urban Congestion Fund
Status:In planning
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Mid-2024 - Late 2025
Estimated Project Cost:$20,000,000
Australian Government Contribution:$20,000,000
Local Council/Shire:Yarra Ranges Council

Project Description

This project is expected to upgrade the Maroondah Highway in Coldstream in Melbourne's east, including additional lanes and other capacity improvements.


The Maroondah Highway is an important road corridor linking Healesville, Coldstream, Lilydale and the inner suburbs of Melbourne. Traffic modelling indicates that the stretch of the Maroondah Highway between Lilydale and Coldstream will be heavily congested in coming years.

This upgrade is expected to reduce congestion and improve road safety for all road users.


The Australian Government is contributing $20 million to the project.


Construction is expected to commence in mid-2024 and be completed in late 2025.

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Project details last updated: 3/06/2022