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Birralee Road Upgrade - Westbury to Frankford

Funding Program:Roads of Strategic Importance
Status:In planning
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Late 2020 - Early 2022
Estimated Project Cost:$55,000,000
Australian Government Contribution:$44,000,000
Local Council/Shire:Meander Valley Council,West Tamar Council

Project Description

Upgrades to the Northern Roads Package includes Birralee Road (Westbury to Frankford), Frankford Road and Batman Highway to enable the corridor to cater for increased heavy vehicle movement supporting business and industry.


Improve freight productivity as Birralee Road feeds into the Bass Highway at Westbury to support freight movement in agriculture and manufacturing industries.


The Australian Government will contribute up to $44 million. The Tasmanian Government will contribute $11 million.


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

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Project details last updated: 2/06/2020