Major road delays this summer, especially to airport


Please plan ahead before you jump in the car, especially if you're driving to the airport, as an extensive program of works will be carried out across Melbourne's road network this summer.

Work crews are taking advantage of a quieter time on our roads when traffic volumes are lighter. These upgrades are crucial for supporting Melbourne's growth and improving traffic flow and safety in the long run.

On-road signage and advice about alternative routes and delays will help guide drivers through the work zones and it is important that everyone obeys signs and changes to traffic conditions.

To plan ahead, please visit VicTraffic or download the VicTraffic app (Google Play / iTunes).

Road works 26 December - 25 January

While the Tullamarine Freeway re-opened on Saturday morning, ongoing night works continue, including a full closure of CityLink on Tuesday 17 December.

CityLink will be closed between the West Gate Freeway and Flemington Road on 17 January from 10.30pm to 4.30am. The closure will allow for gantry works between the westbound West Gate Freeway entrance to the Bolte Bridge and Flemington Road.

Be prepared for ramp closures and other changed traffic conditions during these overnight works.

English Street Bridge 3 - 25 January

English Street bridge will be closed to drivers, pedestrians and cyclists on 3 January and reopen to traffic on 25 January.

Find out more about these works.

FromToType of worksAlternate routes
Thu 5 Jan, 10pmWed 25 Jan, 12pmEnglish Street bridge will be closed over Tullamarine Freeway.Detours via Wirraway Road.