|Funding Program:||Investment Road and Rail Program
|Expected Start/Finish:||Early 2016 - Late 2017
|Estimated Project Cost:||$22,980,000
|Australian Government Contribution:||$18,384,000
|Local Council/Shire:||Northern Midlands Council
|Corridor:||Hobart - Burnie
The project widened the existing Midland Highway to provide alternating 2 + 1 lane arrangements between Tunbridge Tier Road and Mona Vale Road. It has also improved the horizontal and vertical alignment of the highway and provided an upgrade of the Mona Vale Road junction.
The upgrade of the Midland Highway (White Lagoon to Mona Vale Road) will deliver significant safety benefits, in particular, reducing the incidence of head-on crashes.
The upgrade will also improve capacity and reliability for transport operations.
The Australian Government has committed $18,384,000 to this project with the Tasmanian Government to contribute the balance.
Scoping of the project commenced in March 2015 and was completed in mid 2015. Construction commenced in February 2016 and was completed in December 2017.
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Project details last updated: 20/02/2018