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Tunnels to close for maintenance

EastLink tunnels to close for maintenance
Overnight Saturday 19 August from 8pm to 7am

During this time, 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.

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).

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