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Statement from Linking Melbourne CEO Ken Mathers
30 Jun 2014
East West Link planning document folders

Linking Melbourne Authority today welcomed the Minister for Planning's approval of the eastern section of the East West Link, including the port connection.

Two bidders shortlisted to deliver East West Link
23 Jun 2014
Tender submissions delivered

Two consortia have been shortlisted to continue to the final stage of bidding to deliver the eastern section of the East West Link.

East West Link Stage Two
29 Apr 2014
West Gate Bridge

Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Premier Denis Napthine today announced that the Commonwealth Government will contribute $1.5 billion towards the completion of the western section (stage two) of the East West Link.

Procurement milestone for East West Link
28 Apr 2014
Delivery of East West Link bid documents

The East West Link project took another exciting step forward today, with final proposals received from the three shortlisted consortia vying to build the city-shaping tunnel.

Planning milestone for East West Link
16 Apr 2014
East West link Assessment Committee hearing panel

Two significant planning milestones were reached this week as part development of the East West Link project.

Performance requirements – getting the best possible results for the community
28 Mar 2014
Cyclist riding through Delhi Reserve

During the formal planning process for the East West Link, we talk a lot of about Performance Requirements – but what do these actually mean?

Simply put, performance requirements will mean that the contractors who build the East West Link have clear rules in place that they have to follow, which specify what we want as an end result.

Geotechnical drilling works now complete
05 Mar 2014

Linking Melbourne Authority carried out geotechnical drilling throughout January and February 2014 as part of planning investigations for East West Link Stage One.

Temporary relocation for residents during construction
27 Feb 2014

You may have read the Herald Sun article this morning with regards to relocating people during construction for the East West Link.

East West Link expert witness statements
26 Feb 2014
Thirty experts conduct independent review of East West Link

Over 30 independent experts have reviewed community submissions and plans for the East West Link project, with detailed reports published today to assist the project’s Assessment Committee ahead of the March public hearing.

LMA's response to East West Link Assessment Committee: Request for Information
12 Feb 2014
Eastern Freeway, Hoddle Street exit

The assessment process for the East West Link project is progressing towards the public hearing in March, with Linking Melbourne Authority yesterday providing a detailed report to the East West Link Assessment Committee.