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West Gate Freeway full closure between Cook Street and Lorimer Street

Map showing full closure of the West Gate Freeway between Cook Street and Lorimer Street and the various detours. 

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Detour details

When we close the West Gate Freeway between Cook Street and Lorimer Street, all eastbound traffic (towards the tunnel) will have to exit the freeway at Cook Street. All westbound traffic (towards the bridge and airport) will have to exit at Montague Street. 

The westbound entry ramp at Kings Way will also be closed.

We will have a number of detours in place:

Heading to south-eastern suburbs from the west

  1. After exiting at Cook Street, turn left onto Salmon Street
  2. Turn right onto Lorimer Street
  3. Turn right onto Montague Street and then immediate left onto the Montague Street eastbound entry ramp

Heading to Kings Way from the west

  1. After exiting at Cook Street, turn left onto Salmon Street
  2. Turn right onto Lorimer Street
  3. Turn right onto Montague Street 
  4. Turn left onto Normanby Road
  5. Turn right onto Kings Way

Heading to south-eastern suburbs from the Bolte Bridge

  1. Take the westbound (Geelong) exit
  2. Take the Todd Road exit ramp
  3. Turn left onto Todd Road
  4. Turn left onto Willamstown Road
  5. Turn left onto Montague Street
  6. Turn right onto the eastbound entry ramp

Heading to Kings Way from the Bolte Bridge

  1. Take the westbound (Geelong) exit
  2. Take the Todd Road exit ramp
  3. Turn left onto Todd Road
  4. Turn left onto Willamstown Road
  5. Continue onto Normanby Road
  6. Turn right onto Kings Way

Heading to West Gate Bridge / western suburbs from the east

  1. After exiting the freeway, turn left onto Montague Street
  2. Turn right onto Normanby Road
  3. Continue onto Williamstown Road
  4. Turn right onto Todd Road
  5. Turn right onto the entry ramp

Heading to Melbourne Airport / CityLink from the east

  1. After exiting the freeway, turn right onto Montague Street
  2. Continue onto Wurundjeri Way
  3. Turn left onto Dudley Street
  4. Turn right onto Footscray Road
  5. Turn left onto the outbound entry ramp

Questions?

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