Road Photos & Information: Victoria
Route Number Fitzgerald Road, Boundary Road, Mount Derrimut Road, Station Road, Taylors Road, Green Gully Road, Calder Freeway, Tullamarine Freeway, Bell Street, Banksia Street, Manningham Road, Williamsons Road, Doncaster Road, Mitcham Road, Springvale Road and Edithvale Road (Metropolitan Route 40)


Route Numbering:

General Information:

Metropolitan Route 40 is a major arterial route that cuts through several Melbourne suburbs. It's a multi-laned route for the most part and has undergone several route changes over the years, which are explained in the history section below.

Multiplexes along the route include:

In 1997, plans were made to realign MR40 along the Eastern Fwy (newly extended at the time), but part way through the resignage process, this was halted. Click here for more information, at the Main Road Victoria site, maintained by Viseth Uch.



1 Tim Cole
2 Melway Street Directory, Edition 37
3 VicRoads Road Management Plan, 30 October 2004
4 Picture Australia, 1958 Doncaster Tollhouse
5 Parliament of Victoria, A Story In Time, Children of the Revolution - 1970-1979
6 Viseth Uch
7 Department of Premier & Cabinet, Media Release, Clean Bill of Health for Air Quality Report, 2 March 2008
8 Building of Victoria Magazine, Issue 6, Freeway upgrade almost complete
9 Linking Melbourne Authority, Latest News, 30 January 2008
10 Victorian Department of Transport, eNews, October 2009

Last updated: 02-Jun-2017 23:47

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