|Funding Program:||Investment Road and Rail Program
|Expected Start/Finish:||Early 2022 - Mid 2022
|Estimated Project Cost:||$5,000,000
|Australian Government Contribution:||$4,000,000
|Local Council/Shire:||Burnie City Council,Dorset Council,Waratah/Wynyard Council
|Corridor:||Hobart - Burnie
This project will include the expansion of existing rest stop areas and the construction of new rest stop areas, including the upgrade of the existing weighbridge site on the Bass Highway near Howth and a new rest area on the East Tamar Highway/Bridport Main Road.
The project will improve road safety for all road users.
The Australian Government is contributing $4 million and the Tasmanian Government $1 million to this project.
Construction expected to commence early 2022.
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Project details last updated: 12/11/2021