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

Railton Main Road Upgrade

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Status:Under construction
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Mid 2021 - Early 2022
Estimated Project Cost:$4,000,000
Australian Government Contribution:$2,000,000
Local Council/Shire:Kentish Council,Latrobe Council

Project Description

This project is expected to prioritise shoulder widening for problem areas identified along an approximate 13 kilometre section of Railton Main Road. This will improve road safety and network efficiency for freight and road users along this busy corridor.


Upgrades to Railton Main Road will improve road safety for all road users and improve efficiency and network reliability.


The Australian and Tasmanian Governments are contributing $2 million each to this project.


Construction is expected to commence in mid 2021 and be completed by early 2022.

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Project details last updated: 27/10/2021