This post on Wikipedia by Morland Council is a good reference as the three stages of construction and routes are clearly set out. Worth a look as it may clarify the issues when formulating objections and/or letters to the editor.
East-West road connection – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The East-West road connection is a proposed 18 kilometres long freeway standard road link in Melbourne, Australia, to run from the western suburbs to the Eastern Freeway. It was proposed in the 2008 East-West Link Needs Assessment (EWLNA) report by Sir Rod Eddington, but similar ideas have been prop…