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Heysen Tunnel Refit and Safety Upgrade

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Status:In planning
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Early 2021 - Late 2021
Estimated Project Cost:$15,000,000
Australian Government Contribution:$12,000,000
Local Council/Shire:Adelaide Hills Council,City of Burnside
State:SA
Corridor:Melbourne - Adelaide

Project Description

This project will refit important safety, communications and electrical systems in the Heysen Tunnel that are approaching end of life, and provide a fire deluge system as required for a major tunnel refit under Australian Standard.

Benefits

Benefits include improved road safety for all road users and improved efficiency and network reliability.

Funding

This Australian Government has committed $12 million and the South Australian Government has commited $3 million to this project.

Timetable

This project is expected to commence in early 2021 and be completed by late 2021.

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Project details last updated: 10/07/2020