We're adding extra lanes to the Monash Freeway between Warrigal and Cardinia Roads to make your journey quicker, easier and safer.

Stage 1

We've added 30kms of extra traffic lanes to the Monash Freeway as part of Stage 1. We've widened the freeway from:

  • four to five lanes in each direction, between EastLink interchange and South Gippsland Freeway
  • two to three lanes in each direction, between South Gippsland Freeway and Clyde Road in Berwick.

We started work on Stage 1 of the Monash Freeway Upgrade in September 2016 and we completed it in June 2018.

Stage 2

We commenced construction for Stage 2 in early 2020 and expect to complete construction in 2022.

For Stage 2, we'll:

  • add 36kms of new lanes on the Monash and Princes Freeways, between:
    • Warrigal Road and EastLink outbound
    • EastLink to Springvale Road inbound
    • Clyde Road to Cardinia Road, in both directions.
  • connect Police Road to the freeway with an outbound on-ramp
  • connect the Jacksons Road outbound ramps directly to EastLink with a separate road
  • install smart, on-road technology across the project, including extending the lane-use management system from the South Gippsland Freeway to Beaconsfield interchange
  • upgrade O’Shea Road to three lanes in each direction between Clyde Road and Soldiers Road
  • extend O’Shea Road to join the Beaconsfield interchange – we’ll also upgrade the interchange by adding an inbound freeway off-ramp and an outbound freeway on-ramp
  • build a shared walking and cycling path along O’Shea Road between Clyde Road, Berwick and the Princes Highway, Beaconsfield.
Map showing the stages of the Monash Freeway Upgrade project.

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Video

See video about Stage 2 of the Monash Freeway Upgrade

36kms of new traffic lanes

Construction on Stage 2 has begun

$1.08 billion upgrade

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