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

Tasman Highway Sideling Upgrade

Funding Program:Roads of Strategic Importance
Status:In planning
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Late 2022 - Mid 2026
Estimated Project Cost:$50,000,000
Australian Government Contribution:$40,000,000
Local Council/Shire:Dorset Council

Project Description

The Project will upgrade approximately a 15 kilometre section of the Tasman Highway at the Sideling between Minstone Road intersection and the Corkerys Road intersection.


Upgrades are expected to improve freight productivity and reduce freight costs for the north-east agricultural sector.


The estimated cost of the project is $50 million. The Australian Government is contributing $40 million and the Tasmanian Government $10 million.


Construction is expected to commenced late 2022 and to be complete by mid 2026.

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Project details last updated: 5/09/2022