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Huon Highway – Summerleas Road Intersection Upgrade

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Status:Completed
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Early 2017 - Mid 2018
Estimated Project Cost:$21,875,000
Australian Government Contribution:$17,500,000
Local Council/Shire:Kingborough Council
State:TAS

Project Description

The project grade separated the intersection of Summerleas Road on the Huon Highway by lowering Summerleas Road below the Huon Highway. The project completed the construction of two roundabouts on Summerleas Road and four entry and exit ramps. In addition, the project constructed a new westbound overtaking lane on the Huon Highway, installed flexible safety barriers and improved bus, pedestrian and cycling facilities.

Benefits

The project will improve safety and travel times along the Huon Highway.

Funding

The estimated cost of the project is $21.875 million. The Australian Government is contributing up to $17.5 million and the Tasmanian Government up to $4.375 million.

Timetable

Construction commenced on February 2017 and was completed on July 2018.

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Project details last updated: 23/08/2018