|Funding Program:||Investment Road and Rail Program
|Expected Start/Finish:||TBD - TBD
|Estimated Project Cost:||$576,000,000
|Australian Government Contribution:||$461,000,000
|Local Council/Shire:||Brighton Council,Derwent Valley Council
The project will construct a new four-lane bridge (two lanes in each direction) on the Midland Highway over the Derwent River at Bridgewater. It is expected to include sufficient clearance to allow river traffic to navigate under the new bridge, a pedestrian and cyclist shared path, and grade-separated interchanges to help facilitate traffic flow.
The project will improve travel times and connectivity in Hobart, as well as safety for drivers. The new bridge will also improve the efficiency and reduce the cost of freight movements, and will support regional and local economic development in Tasmania.
The Australian Government has committed $461 million to deliver this project.
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Project details last updated: 8/05/2018