• Funding program Roads of Strategic Importance
  • Status Under construction
  • Transport mode Road
  • Expected start/finish Late 2021 - Early 2025
  • Estimated project cost $100,000,000
  • Australian Government contribution $60,000,000
  • Local Council/Shire Circular Head Council
  • State TAS

Project description

Deliver a package of targeted upgrades of the Bass Highway corridor between Marrawah to Wynyard to improve road safety, travel time reliability, increase freight productivity and support social access.


The package of works will increase freight efficiency and reduce travel times on the Bass Highway corridor. The package will also facilitate inter-regional connections to and from northern export ports in Tasmania, improve the safety of the highway and support tourism.


The Australian Government will contribute up to $60 million and the Tasmanian Government up to $40 million for this project.


Construction commenced in late 2021 with completion expected in early 2025.

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