Drivers

English Street bridge and ramp closures

Detour details

When we close English Street bridge and the outbound entry ramp (towards the airport) and both the inbound entry and exit ramps, you will not be able to use English Street to get from Matthews Avenue or the Tullamarine Freeway to Essendon Fields or from Essendon Fields to the Tullamarine Freeway or Matthews Avenue.

Inbound (city) entry and exit ramp closure detours

Map showing closure of the English Street bridge and the inbound entry and exit ramps and the detours via Bulla Road and Wirraway Road.

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To head inbound (city) on the Tullamarine Freeway from Essendon Fields

  1. Head east on English Street
  2. Continue onto Wirraway Road
  3. Turn left and head up to Melrose Drive
  4. Turn left onto the freeway entry ramp.

To get to English Street from the Tullamarine Freeway heading towards the city

  1. Take the Bulla Road / Bell Street exit
  2. Continue on the Bulla Road exit ramp
  3. Turn right at the lights, keeping right
  4. Turn right onto the freeway entry ramp, keeping left
  5. Merge back onto the Tullamarine Freeway
  6. Take the Melrose Drive exit, keeping right
  7. Turn right onto Wirraway Road
  8. Turn left into Essendon Fields
  9. Continue on Wirraway Road to English Street

As an alternative you can use the ealier Wirraway Road exit from the Tullamarine Freeway.

To get to English Street from the Tullamarine Freeway heading towards the airport

  1. Take the Melrose Drive exit, keeping right
  2. Turn right onto Wirraway Road
  3. Turn left into Essendon Fields
  4. Continue on Wirraway Road to English Street

Outbound (airport) entry ramp detours

Map showing closure of the English Street bridge and the outbound entry ramp and the detour via Matthews Avenue.

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To get to the Tullamarine Freeway outbound (airport) from Matthews Avenue

  1. Continue on Matthews Avenue
  2. Continue onto Melrose Drive
  3. At the second roundabout, take the Mickleham Road exit
  4. Continue on Mickleham Road
  5. Turn left onto the freeway entry ramp.

To get to the M80 Ring Road (eastbound) from Matthews Avenue

  1. Continue on Matthews Avenue
  2. Continue onto Melrose Drive, keeping right
  3. At the signals under the Ring Road, turn right onto the entry ramp.

Questions?

If you have any questions about this detour then contact us on 1300 783 947 (select option 2) or ctwairporttobulla@lendlease.com.