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Midland Highway Safety Works Package – Conara to Cleveland Stage 1

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Status:Completed
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Late 2014 - Mid 2015
Estimated Project Cost:$2,432,000
Australian Government Contribution:$1,945,600
Local Council/Shire:Northern Midlands Council
State:TAS
Corridor:Hobart - Burnie

Project Description

The project widened the Midland Highway at Conara to provide a northbound slow vehicle turn out lane from Esk Main Road to Panec Street.

Benefits

The project achieved a 3 Star AusRAP Safety Rating on this section of the Midland Highway. The project improved safety, capacity and overtaking opportunities.

Funding

The cost of the project was $2,432,000. The Australian Government contributed $1,945,600 and the Tasmanian Government $486,400.

Timetable

Construction commenced on 1 November 2014 and was completed on 19 May 2015.

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Project details last updated: 21/05/2018