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Various maintenance closures: EastLink tunnels plus Monash Fwy interchange ramps

Both EastLink tunnels will be closed overnight Saturday 17 November from 8pm to 7am.

The outbound Mullum Mullum tunnel will be closed overnight Sunday 18 November from 8pm to 5am.

On the Saturday night, EastLink (including the Melba and Mullum Mullum tunnels) will be closed in both directions between Springvale Rd and Canterbury Rd. Ringwood Bypass will also be closed in both directions between Ringwood St and Maroondah Hwy.

On the Sunday night, EastLink (including the outbound Mullum Mullum tunnel) will be closed between Springvale Rd and Canterbury Rd. There will be lane restrictions in the inbound Melba tunnel.

The rest of EastLink will remain open and unaffected.

This maintenance closure is required to maintain the high safety standard of EastLink.

tunnel closure alternative routes

Alternative routes

  • Outbound traffic on the Eastern Fwy heading to EastLink is advised to exit at Springvale Rd and then use Canterbury Rd to access EastLink. Please note: motorists will not be able to access EastLink from Maroondah Hwy.
  • Outbound traffic on the Eastern Fwy heading to Ringwood is advised to exit at Springvale Rd and then use Maroondah Hwy.
  • Inbound/Citybound traffic on EastLink heading to the Eastern Fwy is advised to exit at Canterbury Rd and then use Springvale Rd to access the Eastern Fwy.
  • Vehicles travelling with an over-dimensional load are required to use OD1 (Springvale Rd and Burwood Hwy between the Eastern Fwy and EastLink).

Various Monash Fwy interchange ramps will be closed overnight Monday 19, Tuesday 20 & Wednesday 21 November.

On the Monday night from 8pm to 5am, the ramps from EastLink southbound to Monash Fwy inbound and Monash Fwy outbound will be closed for maintenance.

On the Tuesday night from 8pm to 5am, the ramps from Monash Fwy outhbound to EastLink northbound and EastLink southbound will be closed for maintenance.

On the Wednesday night from 8pm to 5am, the ramp from Monash Fwy inbound to EastLink northbound, and the ramp from EastLink northbound to Monash Fwy inbound and Police Rd will be closed for maintenance. 

EastLink. Time Better Spent.