Road Network Updates

Large infrastructure programs currently underway within Victoria will cause some delays on the road network for the transport of cargo to and from the Port of Melbourne.

To help plan the movement of your cargo, Port of Melbourne recommends that cargo owners and transport operators regularly check the following Victorian Government websites to get information on potential travel disruptions within the road network and to also register on these websites for travel alerts.


Should you wish to raise any particular road transport issues which are impacting the movement of your cargo to or from the Port of Melbourne, please send us a message here

Changes to Port Precinct


Port of Melbourne will be undertaking construction works along Intermodal Way and Dock Link Road over the next two weeks.

Following the West Gate Tunnel Project opening Footscray Road to both east and west bound traffic, Port of Melbourne will be closing Intermodal Way on Monday 19 June for a period of two weeks.  Access to the port will be maintained at Dock Link Road and Appleton Dock Road.

On weekends during this period, Port of Melbourne will also be undertaking pavement upgrade works within Dock Link Road with access being maintained during this time to all port facilities with detour signage and traffic management in place.

The West Gate Tunnel Project will also likely be undertaking the installation of bridge girders over Appleton Dock Road during this period (on weekends). Port of Melbourne will be working with West Gate Tunnel Project to ensure access is maintained to the port during this time, with West Gate Tunnel Project providing notifications for any detours.  For details of the West Gate Tunnel Project and any detours please refer to Big Build Website.

This notice is subject to changes due to weather – please contact for questions related to Intermodal Way, Dock Link Road and Appleton Dock Road.