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

Midland Highway Upgrade – Preconstruction

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Early 2015 - Mid 2022
Estimated Project Cost:$25,897,000
Australian Government Contribution:$18,852,900
Local Council/Shire:Northern Midlands Council,Southern Midlands Council
Corridor:Hobart - Burnie

Project Description

The project will complete project identification, planning, scoping and preconstruction activities to enable the development and delivery of the Midland Highway Upgrade Program.


The project will allow the Tasmanian Government to carry out investigations and seek approvals in advance of the detailed development of projects along the Midland Highway.


The estimated cost of the project is $25.9 million. The Australian Government is contributing $18.9 million and the Tasmanian Government the remaining funding.


Preconstruction activities commenced in March 2015 and are expected to be completed in mid 2022.

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Project details last updated: 28/03/2022