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Midland Highway Safety Works Package – South of Kempton

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:12 December 2014 - 21 January 2016
Estimated Project Cost:$4,813,000
Australian Government Contribution:$3,850,000
Local Council/Shire:Southern Midlands Council
Corridor:Hobart - Burnie

Project Description

The project widened shoulders and installed wire rope barriers on the Midland Highway south of Kempton.


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


The cost of the project was $4,813,000. The Australian Government contributed $3,850,000 and the Tasmanian Government $963,000.


Construction commenced on 12 December 2014 and was completed on 21 January 2016.

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Project details last updated: 20/07/2016