Drivers

West Gate Freeway eastbound (Cook Street to Montague Street) closure detours

Detours (described below) to Bolte Bridge, Lorimer Street and Kings Way when the West Gate Freeway is closed eastbound. Also detour from Bolte Bridge (southbound) to the West Gate Freeway.

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Detour details

When the West Gate Freeway eastbound is closed between Cook Street and Montague Street, the following detours will be in place:

Bolte Bridge to West Gate Freeway and Lorimer Street

  1. Take westbound exit (West Gate Bridge) from Bolte Bridge
  2. Stay left, following signs for Todd Road. Do not enter the freeway
  3. Turn left onto Prohasky Street
  4. Turn left onto Williamstown Road
  5. Cross Ingles Street and onto Normanby Road
  6. Turn left onto Montague Street.

West Gate Freeway eastbound via Lorimer Street 

  1. Exit West Gate Freeway at Cook Street exit
  2. Turn right onto Cook Street
  3. Turn left onto Salmon Street
  4. Turn right onto Lorimer Street
  5. Rejoin freeway using Montague Street entry ramp.

West Gate Freeway to Kings Way

  1. Exit West Gate Freeway at Cook Street exit
  2. Turn left onto Cook Street
  3. Turn left onto Todd Road
  4. Turn left onto Williamstown Road
  5. Cross over Ingles Street onto Normanby Road
  6. Turn right onto Kings Way.

West Gate Freeway to Bolte Bridge

  1. Exit West Gate Freeway at Cook Street exit
  2. Turn left onto Cook Street
  3. Turn left onto Todd Road
  4. Turn left onto Williamstown Road
  5. Cross over Ingles Street onto Normanby Road
  6. Turn left onto Montague Street
  7. Take the West Gate Freeway entry ramp
  8. Stay left and follow signs to CityLink / Melbourne Airport

Questions?

If you have any questions about this detour then contact us on 1300 783 947 (select option 1) or ctwbullatopower@cpbcon.com.au.