We're upgrading the M80 Ring Road from Laverton North to Greensborough.

What we've done

In May, we started major works to upgrade the M80 between Sydney Road and Edgars Road. You’ll notice that we’ve installed temporary traffic barriers and fencing, applied new line marking, reduced speed limits and set up work sites along the freeway.

In the past month we’ve:

  • started building temporary construction access tracks between the Hume Freeway and the Edgars Road Greensborough-bound exit ramp
  • relocated communications cabling for the smart freeway management system
  • continued removing trees and vegetation to make space for the new lanes and ramps
  • installed 7.6 kilometres of temporary traffic barriers and fencing, 40 kilometres of temporary road markings and set up work sites along the freeway.

What we're doing next

In July, we’ll:

  • remove the retaining wall between the Mahoneys Road overpass and the Sydney Road Altona-bound exit ramp so we can widen and lengthen the ramp
  • excavate to remove soil and rock from our work sites to prepare the ground for the new lanes
  • install new drainage along the freeway
  • relocate underground communication cabling at the Sydney Road Altona-bound exit ramp and Edgars Road Greensborough-bound entry ramp
  • continue using excavators and rollers to build temporary access tracks between the Hume Freeway and the Edgars Road Greensborough-bound exit ramp.

More information

For more information see our latest fact sheet:

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