|Funding Program:||Investment Road and Rail Program
|Expected Start/Finish:||Early 2018 - Late 2019
|Estimated Project Cost:||$19,939,000
|Australian Government Contribution:||$15,951,200
|Local Council/Shire:||Southern Midlands Council
|Corridor:||Hobart - Burnie
Scoping works for the widening of the Midland Highway and the provision of alternating lengths of “2+1” lane arrangements, from approximately 2 kilometres south of York Plains Road junction to the St Peters Pass Rest Area (total distance of approximately 5.2 kilometres).
The safety upgrades will improve safety benefits, enhance transport efficiency to all road users and help to eliminate serious injuries and fatalities caused by head-on collisions through the provision of flexible central median barriers.
The Australian Government is contributing up to $15,951,200 and the Tasmanian Government the remaining funds to this project.
Construction commenced in March 2018 and is expected to be completed by late 2019.
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Project details last updated: 18/04/2018