|Funding Program:||Roads of Strategic Importance
|Expected Start/Finish:||Early 2025 - Late 2029
|Estimated Project Cost:||$100,000,000
|Australian Government Contribution:||$80,000,000
|Local Council/Shire:||Devonport City Council,Launceston City Council,Meander Valley Council,Latrobe City Council
This project will enhance freight efficiency, safety and connectivity on the Bass Highway between Launceston and Devonport, in northern Tasmania. This may involve safety works such as installing flexible barriers, widening shoulders, removing roadside hazards, intersection upgrades, realigning tight curves, and providing additional overtaking lanes and rest areas. These works will complement existing projects on the Bass Highway.
- Improved freight productivity
- Improved efficiency and network reliability
- Reduced congestion and improved travel times
Australian Government funding: $80.0 million
Tasmanian Government contribution: $20.0 million
This project is expected to start construction in early 2025 and be finished construction by late 2029.
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Project details last updated: 17/05/2021