The project, announced by Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews and Roads Minister Luke Donnellan, will add an additional lane in each direction between the EastLink interchange and South Gippsland Freeway, turning the Monash into a 10-lane highway.

It will also widen the Monash Freeway from two to three lanes between the South Gippsland Freeway exit and Clyde Rd in Berwick, making way for an extra 2000 vehicles during peak times. Mr Andrews said the changes – which include a technological upgrade to 18 on-ramps to better manage…