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East West Connect announced as preferred bidder for East West Link
09 Sep 2014

A consortium of leading tunnelling and infrastructure giants - East West Connect – was today announced as the preferred bidder for the eastern section of the East West Link project.

Peninsula Link Trail upgrade to commence
22 Aug 2014
Peninsula Link Trail upgrade

The Peninsula Link Trail will be upgraded to a three metre wide sealed path, with work to commence in late August.

Property update for East West Link
08 Aug 2014
Traffic on Alexandra Parade

Linking Melbourne Authority has today issued Notices of Intention to Acquire letters to people whose properties would be needed to build the project.

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.