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We close the EastLink tunnels four times a year to conduct testing and maintenance of essential safety systems.

Included below is a 7News report about the tunnel maintenance closure overnight Saturday 22 February 2020, as well as EastLink CCTV footage of EastLink's safety systems responding to a real car fire in July 2018.

The EastLink tunnels include the following...

For the first time in EastLink’s Annual Victorian Self-Driving and Electric Car Survey, motorists prefer hybrid power for their next car over a traditional petrol engine.

While the EastLink survey...


EastLink's new CCTV system has higher resolution, more colour intensity, and provides improved image quality in lower light conditions.

Control room operators have improved situational...

Some changes have been made to the EastLink website and the way an EastLink account works.

You may notice these changes when performing specific tasks, outlined below.

When making an online...

The EastLink material issues survey that concluded on 24 November 2019 included a random prize draw with a prize of $500.

The winner of the $500 prize is N M Ho, Wheelers Hill.

We thank everyone...


Debris is a danger to motorists, and it also puts at risk EastLink and Police personnel who have to retrieve items from the freeway in live traffic conditions.

During September 2019...


At 11:44am on Wednesday 25 September, a car was joining EastLink southbound using the on ramp from Princes Hwy.

The car did an immediate u-turn across all 3 lanes of traffic, in front of cars...


Victorian Minister for Training and Skills and Minister for Higher Education, the Honourable Gayle Tierney, has announced that Victoria’s Workforce Training Innovation Fund is providing more...


At 3:35pm on Wednesday 2 October, a motorcyclist was travelling on EastLink between Springvale Rd and the Mullum Mullum tunnel entrance.

For some reason the motorcyclist decided not to go...


Eleven years after EastLink opened, pedestrians are still being detected on EastLink.

If a pedestrian is hit by a vehicle at 100km/h there is no chance of survival.

Even at half that speed...

EastLink's 2019 GRESB Infrastructure Assessment results have been announced:

  • EastLink has been rated GRESB’s maximum rating of 5 Stars for the fourth year in a row.
  • EastLink was ranked in the top...


This video is about the first scooter caught on EastLink. It's a reminder that pedestrians, cyclists and scooters are not allowed on EastLink.

EastLink is Melbourne's safest freeway. Please...


This video is about a trailer that became detached from its truck and rolled over in the emergency lane, spilling its load. It's a reminder that emergency lanes are for emergencies...


This video is a reminder for motorists to always remain alert.

EastLink is Melbourne's safest freeway. Please help us keep it that way.

At 1:35pm on Wednesday 3 April, a car entered EastLink...

The EastLink customer satisfaction survey that concluded on 31 March 2019 included a random prize draw with a prize of $1000.

The winner of the $1000 prize is T. Forkosh (prize collected).

We thank...


This video is a reminder of the damage that debris can cause.

EastLink is Melbourne's safest freeway. Please help us keep it that way.

At 7:08am on Monday 1 April, a truck towing a trailer...

The EastLink Great Australian Rally was held on Sunday 20 January 2019.

The event raised $58,000 for Peter Mac Cancer Foundation, exceeding expectations.

Around 1,000 veteran, vintage and classic...

EastLink. Time Better Spent.