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

Launceston Eastern Bypass Study

Funding Program:Urban Congestion Fund
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Early 2021 - Mid 2022
Estimated Project Cost:$1,500,000
Australian Government Contribution:$1,500,000
Local Council/Shire:George Town Council,Launceston City Council,West Tamar Council

Project Description

The study will assess the feasibility of an eastern bypass to allow freight traffic to bypass Launceston and reduce congestion.


The Australian Government will contribute up to $1.5 million for this project.


The study commenced in early 2021 and was completed in mid 2022. 

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Project details last updated: 5/09/2022