Project

Tasmanian Northern Roads Package Stage Two

PROJECT STATUS
Announced

The Tasmanian Northern Roads Package Stage Two includes upgrades on the East and West Tamar and Bass Highway corridors.

The upgrades will accomodate heavy freight vehicles and are expected to include:

  • installing flexible barriers
  • widening shoulders
  • removing roadside hazards
  • intersection upgrades
  • realigning curves, and
  • providing additional overtaking lanes and rest areas.

Key Dates

Mar 2022 Project Announcement
Nov 2024 Expected Construction Commencement
Nov 2031 Expected Construction Completion

Funding contributions

Federal Government
Tasmanian Government

PROJECT HISTORY

Mar 2022 The 2022-23 Federal Budget allocated $336 million to the project over four years and announced the Tasmanian Government will provide the remaining $84 million.
Estimated Total Cost
(2022)
Sector
Road
Procurement approach
Unconfirmed |
Location
Tasmania |
Resources
Government resources
2022-23 Federal Budget Factsheet