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Highland Lakes Road Upgrade

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Status:Under construction
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Early 2017 - Mid 2019
Estimated Project Cost:$8,922,211
Australian Government Contribution:$5,000,000
Local Council/Shire:Central Highlands Council

Project Description

The project will seal approximately 20.6 kilometres of Highland Lakes Road from Miena to Haulage Hill, north of Breona.  The project will also realign and widen three curves on Haulage Hill.


The benefits of this project will be improved safety, improved access for road users and reduced travel time.


The estimated cost of the project is $8.92 million. The Australian Government is contributing $5 million and the Tasmanian Government $3.92 million.


Construction commenced in January 2017 and is expected to be completed in mid 2019.

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Project details last updated: 24/05/2017