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Lyell Highway Upgrade - Queenstown to Strahan

Funding Program:Roads of Strategic Importance
Status:In planning
Transport Mode:Road
Estimated Project Cost:$18,750,000
Australian Government Contribution:$15,000,000
Local Council/Shire:West Coast Council
State:TAS

Project Description

Project detail yet to be determined under the Tasmanian ROSI.

Benefits

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.

Funding

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

Timetable

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

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Project details last updated: 31/10/2019