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

Hobart to Sorell Corridor - Hobart Airport to Sorell Southern Bypass

Funding Program:Roads of Strategic Importance
Status:Under construction
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Late 2020 - Mid 2025
Estimated Project Cost:$116,090,808
Australian Government Contribution:$92,872,646
Local Council/Shire:Clarence City Council,Hobart City Council,Sorell Council
Corridor:Hobart - Burnie

Project Description

Upgrades to priority locations between Hobart Airport and Southern Sorell under the Hobart to Sorell Corridor, including duplication between Hobart Airport Interchange and the Midway Point Causeway, Midway Point intersection upgrade, and construction of a Sorell Bypass.


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 $92.9 million and the Tasmanian Government up to $23.2 million for this project.


Construction commenced in November 2020 and is expected to be completed by mid 2025.

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Project details last updated: 5/09/2022