|Funding Program:||Investment Road and Rail Program
|Expected Start/Finish:||Early 2018 - Early 2019
|Estimated Project Cost:||$27,029,061
|Australian Government Contribution:||$24,326,155
|Local Council/Shire:||Southern Midlands Council
|Corridor:||Hobart - Burnie
The project will upgrade approximately 7 kilometres of the Midland Highway from Eddington Road, Mangalore to the Pontville Roundabout at Brighton Road, Bagdad. The Project is expected to install flexible safety barriers, construct a new acceleration lane, widen existing shoulders and provide new turning facilities and local service roads.
The project will achieve a minimum 3 Star AusRAP Safety Rating on this section of the Midland Highway. The project will improve safety, capacity and overtaking opportunities.
The Australian Government has committed up to $24,326,155 to this project with the Tasmanian Government to contribute the balance.
Construction is expected to commence in early 2018 and be completed in early 2019.
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Project details last updated: 20/12/2017