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Tasmanian Roads Package - West Tamar Highway targeted upgrades between Exeter and Launceston

Funding Program:Roads of Strategic Importance
Status:In planning
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Late 2023 - Late 2025
Estimated Project Cost:$20,000,000
Australian Government Contribution:$16,000,000
Local Council/Shire:Launceston City Council,West Tamar Council
State:TAS
Corridor:Hobart - Burnie

Project Description

The West Tamar Highway runs from Launceston to Greens Beach in the far north east of Tasmania. This project will deliver targeted upgrades between Exeter and Launceston to make this section of the West Tamar Highway safer and more efficient.

Benefits

Benefits include:

  • Improved road safety for all road users.
  • Reduced congestion and improved travel
  • times.
  • Improved efficiency and network reliability.

Funding

The Australian Government has committed $16 million towards the project.

Timetable

Construction is expected to commence late 2023 and be completed by late 2025.

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Project details last updated: 6/10/2020