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Lyell Highway Upgrade - Queenstown to Strahan

Funding Program:Roads of Strategic Importance
Status:In planning
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Early 2021 - Late 2022
Estimated Project Cost:$18,800,000
Australian Government Contribution:$15,000,000
Local Council/Shire:West Coast Council

Project Description

Project detail yet to be determined under the Tasmanian ROSI.


Improve freight productivity as the Lyell Highway is part of the freight road corridor connecting the Zeehan and Murchison Highways including Strahan and Queenstown and offering distribution networks for major mines.


The Australian Government will contribute up to 80 per cent, capped at $15 million.


Construction is expected to commence in early 2021 and is expected to be completed by late 2022.

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Project details last updated: 17/08/2020