A truck carrying dirt has rolled over at the intersection of Princes Highway and Warrigal Road in Malvern East, causing traffic chaos.

Four inbound lanes on the Princes Highway have been affected and subsequently closed off, leaving only two lanes open, with delays beginning at Ferntree Gully Road.

All southbound lanes are closed on Warrigal Road where it meets the Princes Highway.

Drivers are being urged to use the Monash Freeway or Waverley Road as an alternative.

Broadsheet spoke with Vic Roads at 1pm and it has confirmed it's in the process of clearing the dirt. It is unsure when lanes will reopen.

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