Road to nowhere? (on the Eastern Freeway heritage listing)

This article was originally published in The Sunday Age / Opinion on 29 December 2019. Melbourne’s Eastern Freeway is likely to be state heritage listed next year. Heritage Victoria has identified it as aesthetically and historically important. But should freeways be managed within the heritage system? Or is a freeway the kind of 20th century relic which we should be prepared to let go of?

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