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Hobart to Sorell Corridor

Funding Program:Roads of Strategic Importance
Status:In planning
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Mid 2020 - TBC
Estimated Project Cost:$162,500,000
Australian Government Contribution:$130,000,000
Local Council/Shire:Clarence City Council,Hobart City Council,Sorell Council
Corridor:Hobart - Burnie

Project Description

The Hobart to Sorell corridor is experiencing high growth in tourist traffic, with Sorell at the junction of the Tasman Highway and Arthur Highway. Planned works will target priority projects to improve safety and reduce travel times along this busy corridor.


Upgrades to the corridor are expected to reduce travel time and provide a safer, more reliable transport solution for commuters and visitors travelling to and from Hobart.


The Australian Government will contribute up to 80 per cent, capped at $130 million.


Construction is expected to commence in mid 2020 with further work required to finalise scope.

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Project details last updated: 27/09/2019