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Richmond Road Upgrade

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Status:Under construction
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Late 2020 - Mid 2021
Estimated Project Cost:$6,500,000
Australian Government Contribution:$5,200,000
Local Council/Shire:Clarence City Council

Project Description

The Richmond Road Master Plan has identified a range of upgrades to provide a safer and more consistent road environment between Cambridge and Richmond. The project is expected to include shoulder widening to priority locations along Richmond Road, specifically from Prickly Hollow Bridge to the intersection at Grasstree Hill Road.


Upgrades along the Richmond Road will improve road safety for all road users and improve efficiency and network reliability.


The Australian Government is contributing $5.2 million and the Tasmanian Government $1.3 million to this project.


Construction commenced in October 2020 and is expected be completed by mid 2021.

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Project details last updated: 8/12/2020