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Tunnels to close for maintenance PLUS ramp closures at EastLink - Monash Fwy interchange

EastLink tunnels to close for maintenance overnight this Sunday 19 May from 8pm to 7am.

Ramp closures at EastLink - Monash Fwy interchange overnight from Monday 21 May to Thursday 24 May.

EastLink tunnels to close for maintenance:

Overnight this Saturday 19 May from 8pm to 7am.

These tunnel closures are for scheduled EastLink maintenance.

During this time, EastLink (including the Melba and Mullum Mullum tunnels) will be closed in both directions between Springvale Rd and Canterbury Rd.

Ringwood Bypass will also be closed in both directions between Ringwood St and Maroondah Hwy.

The rest of EastLink will be unaffected by this closure.

This maintenance is required to maintain the high safety standard of EastLink.

tunnel closure alternative routes

Alternative routes

  • Outbound traffic on the Eastern Fwy heading to EastLink is advised to exit at Springvale Rd and then use Canterbury Rd to access EastLink. Please note: motorists will not be able to access EastLink from Maroondah Hwy.
  • Outbound traffic on the Eastern Fwy heading to Ringwood is advised to exit at Springvale Rd and then use Maroondah Hwy.
  • Inbound/Citybound traffic on EastLink heading to the Eastern Fwy is advised to exit at Canterbury Rd and then use Springvale Rd to access the Eastern Fwy.
  • Vehicles travelling with an over-dimensional load are required to use OD1 (Springvale Rd and Burwood Hwy between the Eastern Fwy and EastLink).

Ramp closures at EastLink - Monash Fwy interchange:

Overnight Monday 21 May to Thursday 24 May.

These ramp closures are for scheduled EastLink maintenance.

The following ramps at the EastLink - Monash Fwy interchange will be affected:

  • the ramp from Monash Fwy inbound to EastLink northbound will be closed overnight Monday 21 May between 8pm and 5am
  • the ramps from Monash Fwy outbound to both EastLink northbound and EastLink southbound will be closed overnight Tuesday 22 May between 8pm and 5am
  • the ramp from EastLink northbound to Monash Fwy inbound will be closed overnight Wednesday 23 May between 8pm and 5am
  • the ramps from EastLink southbound to both Monash Fwy inbound and Monash Fwy outbound will be closed overnight Thursday 24 May between 8pm and 5am

The rest of EastLink will be unaffected by these ramp closures.

This maintenance is required to maintain the high safety standard of EastLink.

EastLink. Time Better Spent.