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Hobart to Sorell Corridor - Hobart Airport Interchange

Funding Program:Roads of Strategic Importance
Status:Under construction
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Late 2020 - Mid 2022
Estimated Project Cost:$46,409,192
Australian Government Contribution:$37,127,354
Local Council/Shire:Clarence City Council
State:TAS
Corridor:Hobart - Burnie

Project Description

The project will install a grade separated interchange at the existing Hobart Airport roundabout so the Tasman Highway passes over Holyman Avenue, with dual lane roundabouts at the ramp terminals.

Benefits

This upgrade will improve access to the Hobart Airport, reduce congestion and add greater traffic capacity. The improvements will also provide a better solution to access to Cranston Parade. This upgrade forms the beginning of the Hobart to Sorell Corridor and will provide benefits for commuters travelling to and from Sorell.

Funding

The total project cost is $46.4 million. The Australian Government is contributing $37.1 million to the project with the remainder being funded by the Tasmanian Government.

Timetable

Construction commenced in December 2020 and is expected to be completed by mid 2022.

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Project details last updated: 15/12/2020