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The high-tech plan to fix one of Melbourne’s most notorious bottlenecks with Burnley Tunnel speed limit lights

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Drivers could soon have a clear run through one of Melbourne’s most notorious bottlenecks.

The congested Burnley Tunnel, which carries traffic eastbound from the West Gate Freeway to the Monash, has long been a source of frustration.

But now there is a high-tech solution in the works.

There is an Australian-first trial underway to see if iridescent lights could alleviate the tunnel’s notorious traffic jams.

The lights act as a visual cue to keep motorists driving at the speed limit.

The lights act as a visual cue to keep motorists driving at the speed limit.
The lights act as a visual cue to keep motorists driving at the speed limit. Credit: 7NEWS

“What we see every day is no matter what level of congestion we’re pouring in three lanes at 80 kilometres per hour and we’re getting out three lanes at about 60…



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