|Funding Programme:||Investment Road and Rail Programme
|Expected Start/Finish:||Early 2016 - Early 2017
|Estimated Project Cost:||$9,931,240
|Australian Government Contribution:||$7,944,992
|Local Council/Shire:||Southern Midlands Council
|Corridor:||Hobart - Burnie
Stage 1 of the Mangalore to Bagdad Safety Improvements has upgraded 3.1 kilometres of the Midland Highway from north of Eddington Road to Swan Street (North) through the Bagdad township.
The upgrade of the Midland Highway (Mangalore to Bagdad) will deliver significant safety benefits, in particular, a safer interaction between local and through traffic and a reduction in the incidence of crashes.
The project will achieve a minimum 3 star AusRAP rating on this section of the Midland Highway.
The Australian Government committed $7,944,992 to this project with the Tasmanian Government contributing the balance.
Construction commenced on 15 March 2016 and was completed on 6 March 2017.
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Project details last updated: 9/06/2017