|Funding Program:||Investment Road and Rail Program
|Expected Start/Finish:||Early 2018 - Early 2019
|Estimated Project Cost:||$27,029,061
|Australian Government Contribution:||$24,326,155
|Local Council/Shire:||Southern Midlands Council
|Corridor:||Hobart - Burnie
The project will upgrade approximately 7km of the Midland Highway from Eddington Road, Mangalore to the Pontville Roundabout at Brighton Road, Bagdad. The Project is expected to install flexible safety barriers, construct a new acceleration lane, widen existing shoulders and provide new turning facilities and local service roads.
The project will achieve a minimum 3 Star AusRAP Safety Rating on this section of the Midland Highway. The project will improve safety, capacity and overtaking opportunities.
The Australian Government has committed up to $24,326,155 to this project with the Tasmanian Government to contribute the balance.
Construction commence in February 2018 and be completed in early 2019.
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Project details last updated: 4/12/2018