Extended disruptions this week

2 October 2017

The 18-day closure of Bulla Road bridge starts this week, and a Bolte Bridge exit will be closed all weekend

Two extended closures will impact traffic this week, with the Bulla Road bridge shutdown starting on Monday night and a Bolte Bridge exit closing for the weekend.

The Bulla Road bridge closure starts at 8.30pm on Monday 2 October, and it will be completely closed to traffic until midday on Friday 20 October.

During this time, there are a number of detours in place to help drivers navigate around the closure and provide access to and from DFO Essendon.

The Bolte Bridge exit to Lorimer Street and Kings Way will be closed all weekend from 9pm on Friday 6 October to 5am on Monday 9 October, impacting journeys to Docklands and St Kilda.

Multiple detours are in place to keep traffic moving as quickly and safely as possible.

In addition to these extended closures, drivers should also plan ahead for several overnight freeway closures this week on the Tullamarine and West Gate Freeways.

  • 3 October

West Gate Freeway closed eastbound between Montague Street and Kings Way from 10.30pm to 4.30am the following day.

Tullamarine Freeway closed outbound between Mercer Drive and Centre Road from 11.45pm to 5am the following day.

  • 4 October

Tullamarine Freeway closed outbound between Mercer Drive and Centre Road from 11.45pm to 5am the following day.

  • 5 October

West Gate Freeway closed eastbound between Montague Street and Kings Way from 10.30pm to 4.30am the following day.

Tullamarine Freeway closed outbound between Mercer Drive and Centre Road from 11.45pm to 5am the following day.

Several additional road and ramp closures are scheduled for this week. For further information, visit our Drivers page or subscribe to our traffic alerts.

Please be aware that we may need to reschedule works due to poor weather or unforeseen circumstances.

Always check this website for the latest information. You can also get real-time traffic information from VicTraffic and follow @VicTraffic and @citylinkmelb on Twitter.