|Funding Program:||Roads of Strategic Importance
|Expected Start/Finish:||Late 2020 - Mid 2023
|Estimated Project Cost:||$100,000,000
|Australian Government Contribution:||$60,000,000
|Local Council/Shire:||Circular Head Council,Waratah/Wynyard Council
Deliver a package of targeted upgrades of the Bass Highway corridor between Marrawah to Wynyard to improve road safety, travel time reliability, increase freight productivity and support social access.
The package of works will increase freight efficiency and reduce travel times on the Bass Highway corridor. The package will also facilitate inter-regional connections to and from northern export ports in Tasmania, improve the safety of the highway and support tourism.
The Australian Government will contribute up to $60 million and the Tasmanian Government up to $40 million for this project.
Construction is expected to commence in late 2020 with further work required to finalise scope and works completion date.
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Project details last updated: 13/10/2020