|Funding Program:||Investment Road and Rail Program
|Expected Start/Finish:||Early 2014 - Mid 2024
|Estimated Project Cost:||$500,000,000
|Australian Government Contribution:||$400,000,000
|Local Council/Shire:||Launceston City Council,Northern Midlands Council,Southern Midlands Council
|Corridor:||Hobart - Burnie
The Midland Highway Upgrade involves a series of projects that will complete safety works such as installing flexible barriers, widening shoulders, removing roadside hazards, upgrading intersections, realigning tight curves, and providing additional overtaking lanes and rest areas.
The project will improve safety on the highway and achieve a minimum 3 Star AusRAP Safety Rating.
The total project cost is $500 million. The Australian Government is contributing $400 million and the Tasmanian Government $100 million.
The project commenced in January 2014 and is expected to be completed in mid 2024.
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Project details last updated: 18/10/2019