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See also East-Link (Ireland) and Bragg Communications d/b/a EastLink in Canada. The East-Link is a toll bridge in Dublin, Ireland, on the River Liffey. ... Bragg Communications, doing business as EastLink, is a group of companies providing the incumbent cable television services, as well as competitive internet and wireline telephone services, primarily in Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... The phrase doing business as (abbreviated DBA or d/b/a) is a legal term, meaning that the name of the business or operation does not include the legal name of its proprietor, the names of all partners, or the official registered name of the limited partnership or corporation that...


EastLink will be a tolled freeway located in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia's eastern and south-eastern suburbs. It is a part of Melbourne's Metropolitan Ring Road project. A high-speed toll booth on SR 417 near Orlando, Florida A toll road, turnpike or tollpike is a road on which a toll authority collects a fee for use. ... A typical rural freeway (Interstate 5 in the Central Valley of California). ... Melbourne is the capital and largest city of the state of Victoria, and the second largest city in Australia, with a population of 3,488,751 in the Melbourne metropolitan area (census 2001 [1]) and 52,118 in the City of Melbourne (which covers only the central city area). ... Motto: Peace and Prosperity Nickname: Garden State Other Australian states and territories Capital Melbourne Government Governor Premier Const. ... Metropolitan Ring Road is a planned beltway around Melbourne consisting of Monash Freeway (formerly South Eastern Arterial) southern link of CityLink West Gate Freeway Western Ring Road outer section of the Eastern Freeway to Ringwood planned connection between Eastern Freeway and Western Ring Road planned Scoresby Freeway Its purpose is...


As its name suggests, it will link a large area of the eastern suburbs of Melbourne. As suggested by its previous name; the 'Mitcham-Frankston Freeway', it will begin from the eastern end of the Eastern Freeway at Mitcham, going under the environmentally-sensitive Mullum-Mullum Creek area through tunnels towards Ringwood. It will then travel 40 km south towards Frankston, going through the suburbs Wantirna, Wantirna South, Scoresby, Rowville, Mulgrave, Dandenong North, Noble Park, Keysborough, Dandenong South, Bangholme, and Carrum Downs, before ending at the northern end of the Frankston Freeway. Mitcham is a suburb of Melbourne, Australia, in the state of Victoria. ... Ringwood is a suburb in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. ... Frankston is a suburb in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. ... Wantirna is a suburb of Melbourne, Australia, in the state of Victoria. ... Wantirna South is a suburb of Melbourne, Australia, in the state of Victoria. ... Scoresby is a suburb of Melbourne, Australia, in the state of Victoria. ... Rowville is a suburb of Melbourne, Australia. ... Mulgrave is a suburb in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. ... Dandenong North is a suburb in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. ... Noble Park is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. ... Keysborough is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. ... Dandenong South is a suburb in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. ... Bangholme is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. ... Carrum Downs is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. ...


Originally dubbed The Mitcham-Frankston Freeway, the name EastLink was announced by Premier Steve Bracks at the groundbreaking ceremony in Rowville, on 25 March 2005. The new name was reported to be chosen because it is easier to say, remember and fit on the Melway street directories. It is likely that the name was insipired by that of CityLink, Melbourne's only other toll road (see note on tolling below). List of Premiers of Victoria Before the 1890s there was no formal party system in Victoria. ... Stephen Phillip Bracks (born October 15, 1954), Australian politician, has been Premier of Victoria since 1999. ... Groundbreaking is a traditional ceremony in many cultures that celebrates the first day of construction for a building or other project. ... Rowville is a suburb of Melbourne, Australia. ... 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Ongoing events • Iraqi legislative election • Bill C-38 (Canada gay marriage) • Tsunami relief • Cedar Revolution in Lebanon • Tulip Revolution in Kyrgyzstan • German Visa Affair 2005 • Expo 2005 in Nagoya, Japan • Terri Schiavo controversy • Pope John Paul II... Melway (usually The Melways) is the most ubiquitous street directory for Melbourne, Australia, and its immediate surrounds. ... CityLink is a tolled freeway system in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. ... A high-speed toll booth on SR 417 near Orlando, Florida A toll road, turnpike or tollpike is a road on which a toll authority collects a fee for use. ...


EastLink will be electronically tolled, using a system similar to the one used on the CityLink freeway. CityLink is a tolled freeway system in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. ...


In 2004, the project fell under the management of a newly formed SEITA; the South Eastern Integrated Transport Authority. This is the face of the ConnectEast consortium, the Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) set up to fund the project at no initial cost to the government, but that could be controlled more strictly, unlike Transurban that constructed CityLink. 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Transurban is an Australian transnational Corporation which buys toll roads all over the world. ...


The construction proper of the freeway began in March 2005, and is scheduled for completion in 2008. 2008 is a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


EastLink was combined into a single project from the Eastern Freeway Extension Tunnel and the Scoresby Freeway projects by the Victorian State Government in 2003. 2003 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Interchanges

The proposed interchanges of this new freeway include:


^ indicates that there is no official/formal name for this road yet. Donvale is a suburb in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. ... Ringwood is a suburb in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. ... Wantirna is a suburb of Melbourne, Australia, in the state of Victoria. ... Wantirna South is a suburb of Melbourne, Australia, in the state of Victoria. ... Scoresby is a suburb of Melbourne, Australia, in the state of Victoria. ... Rowville is a suburb of Melbourne, Australia. ... Mulgrave is a suburb in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. ... Monash Freeway is a freeway linking Melbournes CBD to its southeastern suburbs and the Gippsland region. ... Dandenong North is a suburb in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. ... The Princes Highway is a segment of Australias Highway 1 that extends from Sydney to Adelaide, via Melbourne. ... Noble Park is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. ... Keysborough is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. ... Dandenong South is a suburb in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. ... Bangholme is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. ... Seaford is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. ... Mornington Peninsula Freeway is a Melbourne freeway linking Springvale Rd in Chelsea Heights and the Morooduc Highway in Frankston. ... Carrum Downs is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. ...


See Also

The East-Link is a toll bridge in Dublin, Ireland, on the River Liffey. ...

External link

  • EastLink Official website (run by SEITA)
  • ABC Online Report on project groundbreaking
  • Justice Gray's ruling on the likelihood of the Scoresby Freeway being a catalyst for further freeway building in environmentally sensitive areas


  Results from FactBites:
 
EastLink in Melbourne, Australia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (370 words)
EastLink will be a tolled freeway located in Melbourne's eastern and south-eastern suburbs.
EastLink will be electronically tolled, using a system similar to the one used on the CityLink freeway.
EastLink was combined into a single project from the Eastern Freeway Extension Tunnel and the Scoresby Freeway projects by the Victorian State Government in 2003.
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