Victoria's Labor government has committed to building the $10 billion North East Link freeway if it wins the next state election in 2018.

The so-called “missing link” would complete the Metropolitan Ring Road by connecting the ring road to either the Eastern Freeway or EastLink. Some $35 million will be spent on planning, route selection and environmental impact studies in 2017. Tendering will then occur in 2018, but the Andrews government won’t sign…