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Matthews Avenue full closure between Earl Street and King Street

Map showing closure of Matthews Ave (including freeway entry ramps and English Street bridge) and the detours via English Street, and Earl Street and King Street.

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Detour details

When we close Matthews Avenue in both directions, we will also close the Matthews Avenue freeway entry and exit ramps and the English Street bridge.

We will have the following detours in place:

To continue north on Matthews Avenue

  1. Turn left onto Earl Street
  2. Turn right onto Bowes Street
  3. Turn right onto King Street
  4. Turn left onto Matthews Avenue.

To continue south on Matthews Avenue

  1. Turn right onto King Street
  2. Turn left onto Bowes Street
  3. Turn left onto Earl Street
  4. Turn right onto Matthews Avenue.

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

You will not be able to use the Matthews Avenue exit ramp. Instead:

  1. Continue on the Tullamarine Freeway
  2. Take the Melrose Drive exit
  3. Continue on Melrose Drive to the intersection with Westfield Drive and Mascoma Street
  4. At the traffic signals, do a u-turn and head back down Melrose Drive, keeping right
  5. Continue onto Matthews Avenue.

To get to Matthews Avenue from the Tullamarine Freeway inbound (towards the city)

You will not be able to use English Street to access Matthews Avenue as the bridge will be closed. Instead:

  1. Take the English Street exit ramp
  2. Turn left onto English Street
  3. Continue onto Wirraway Road
  4. Turn left to head to the City / Airport, keeping right
  5. Continue around to the right (do not take the freeway entry ramp), keeping right
  6. Continue on Melrose Drive to the intersection with Westfield Drive and Mascoma Street
  7. At the traffic signals, do a u-turn and head back down Melrose Drive, keeping right
  8. Continue onto Matthews Avenue.

Questions?

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