Melbourne has switched on a managed motorway network to provide safer and more reliable journeys on its busiest freeways.
New lanes will now be opened progressively in each direction of the CityLink-Tullamarine Freeway between Melbourne Airport and Melrose Drive.
The trial has identified challenges for vehicle manufacturers, infrastructure providers and regulators, but also quick wins that can be delivered.
Planning approvals for the proposed West Gate Tunnel in Melbourne will be suspended after Liberals and Greens agreed to block Transurban’s proposed $6.7 million proposal.
The successful contractor will commence construction on the project next month, now expected to cost $6.7 billion – about $1.2 billion above its original estimated cost, with the Victorian Government finalising contracts on the project this week.