The West Gate Tunnel Project includes new tunnels under Yarraville, the widening of the West Gate Freeway, new bridges across the Maribyrnong River and an elevated freeway connecting to CityLink, the Port of Melbourne, Footscray Road, Dynon Road and Wurundjeri Way. The Port to City section of the project is within the City of Melbourne municipality.
Find out more at the Victorian Government’s West Gate Tunnel Project.
Timeline item 1 - complete
Victorian Government announced the preferred design for the project.
Timeline item 2 - complete
29 May - 10 July 2017
The WDA will release the Environment Effects Statement (EES) and Planning Scheme Amendment for exhibition. Formal submissions will be sought.
Timeline item 3 - complete
29 May - 22 June 2017
City of Melbourne held a community engagement session and hosted an online survey to hear what our community thinks about the project to include in our submission on the EES.
Timeline item 4 - complete
14 August 2017 - 19 September 2017
Inquiry and Advisory Committee public hearing.
Timeline item 5 - complete
27 November 2017
Timeline item 6 - complete
6 February 2018
Presentation to Future Melbourne Committee.