Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts

Midland Highway Safety Works Package – North of Spring Hill

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Late 2014 - Mid 2015
Estimated Project Cost:$3,772,514
Australian Government Contribution:$3,018,011
Local Council/Shire:Southern Midlands Council
Corridor:Hobart - Burnie

Project Description

The project widened shoulders and installed wire rope barriers on the Midland Highway north of Spring Hill.


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 $3,772,514. The Australian Government contributed $3,018,011 and the Tasmanian Government $754,503.


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

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Project details last updated: 26/09/2019