|Funding Program:||Roads of Strategic Importance
|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
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