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

Westbury Road (Urban Road) South Launceston - 056577-15TAS-RTR

Funding Program:Roads to Recovery Program
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Jan 2016 - May 2016
Australian Government Contribution:$177,050
Local Council/Shire:Launceston City Council

Project Description

Investigation has shown that the previously installed subsoil drain for Westbury Road failed to achieve the desired outcome, the road continues to move after significant wet periods. To arrest this it is proposed to install new subsoil drains downhill. LCC Project ID is 22368

Create a sub-soil drainage system that will lower the existing water table in wet weather months to provide more land stability. Reduced maintenance requirements for Westbury Road and increase safety to local government infrastructure and public safety.

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Project details last updated: 10/11/2016