|Funding Program:||Roads of Strategic Importance
|Estimated Project Cost:||$80,000,000
|Australian Government Contribution:||$64,000,000
|Local Council/Shire:||Meander Valley Council,Northern Midlands Council
Upgrades will focus on the key freight route on Illawarra Road between the Bass and Midland Highways. Project detail yet to be determined.
The upgrades are expected to prioritise widening, improving and adding protected overtaking lanes to the section from Bass Highway to Longford, and to improve and shorten the route for both freight and passenger vehicles.
The estimated cost of the project is $80 million. The Australian Government is contributing $64 million and the Tasmanian Government $16 million.
Construction is expected to commence in 2022 with further work required to finalise scope.
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Project details last updated: 31/10/2019