Westall Road Extension

We’re preparing a business case for a proposed Westall Road Extension to improve traffic movement from Princes Highway to the Monash Freeway.

Project update - June 2017

Join us at our upcoming information sessions to talk one on one with members of the project team and share your travel experiences.

Drop in information sessions

Session 1

When:  Thursday, 29 June 2017 from 3pm - 6.30pm (Drop-in any time)
Where: Notting Hill Neighbourhood House, 37 Westerfield Drive, Nottinghill

Session 2

When:  Thursday, 20 July 2017 from 3pm to 6.30pm
Where: Monash Community Inn, 72 Clayton Road, Clayton.

Project background

In 2014 we received $1.8 million over three years to prepare a business case for the construction of the Westall Road Extension.

The proposed Westall Road Extension passes through the Monash National Employment and Innovation Cluster (NEIC) (External link). This is Melbourne’s largest concentration of employment outside of the CBD. To manage the growing population and employment in this area, we’ll need to improve the transport network. The Westall Road Extension is expected to divert traffic and freight from nearby roads, improving traffic movement from Princes Highway to the Monash Freeway, and improving access to the Monash NEIC and the wider area.

Westall Road Extension
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About the project

The Westall Road Extension is proposed to follow an existing road reserve from the intersection of Westall Road/Princes Highway to the Monash Freeway

Project benefits

  • Improved traffic flow in the local area by reducing traffic and freight on parallel roads  such as Blackburn,  Springvale  and Clayton Roads.
  • Improved traffic movement in and aroud the south-eastern region and Monash NEIC.
  • Better freight routes to commercial areas in Moorabbin, Braeside and Dandenong South.
  • Better connections to Clayton and Springvale Activity Centres.
  • Opportunity to improve public transport operations on priority bus routes in the area. 

Community involvement

Whether you live, work or travel in the area – we are seeking your feedback to help us understand your travel experience in the area.

Your feedback will help us to recommend a solution for future funding. The objective is to improve traffic flow in the area by diverting traffic and freight vehicles from the currently heavily trafficked roads between the existing Westall Road terminus and the Monash Freeway.

Jump online and tell us about your experience at our engageVicRoads page (External link)

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