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

Bridge Strengthening Upgrades

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Early 2021 - Mid 2021
Estimated Project Cost:$2,500,000
Australian Government Contribution:$2,000,000
Local Council/Shire:Brighton Council,Meander Valley Council,Northern Midlands Council,Southern Midlands Council
Corridor:Hobart - Burnie

Project Description

The project will involve the strengthening or demolition of bridges on key routes identified for priority upgrades. The project is expected to improve the safety of bridges for the community and ensure local freight operators can continue to safely and efficiently move products around the state.


The project will improve road safety for all road users and improve efficiency and network reliability.


The Australian Government is contributing $2.0 million and the Tasmanian Government $0.5 million to this project.


Construction commenced in early 2021 and was completed in July 2021.

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Project details last updated: 9/08/2021