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Midland Highway Safety Works Package – Conara to Cleveland Stage 1

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Late 2014 - Mid 2015
Estimated Project Cost:$2,333,372
Australian Government Contribution:$1,866,698
Local Council/Shire:Northern Midlands Council
Corridor:Hobart - Burnie

Project Description

The project widened the Midland Highway at Conara to provide a northbound slow vehicle turn out lane from Esk Main Road to Panec Street.


The project achieved a 3 Star AusRAP Safety Rating on this section of the Midland Highway. The project improved safety, capacity and overtaking opportunities.


The cost of the project was $2,333,372. The Australian Government contributed $1,866,698 and the Tasmanian Government $466,674.


Construction commenced in November 2014 and was completed in May 2015.

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Project details last updated: 3/10/2019