Department of State GrowthTransport

Highland Lakes Road – Miena to Liawenee

The State Government has allocated funds under the Roads for our Future program to continue sealing work along Highland Lakes Road (Lake Secondary Road). Road Sealing has previously been undertaken in 2012 - 2013 at Breona.  From 2003 - 2005 road sealing works were completed from Poatina Main  Road junction to Shannon Lagoon.

Location

These works are located on the Highland Lakes Road from Miena to Liawenee.

Features and Safety Benefits of the Project

This work will seal a long stretch of road along the western side of the Great Lake, delivering safety and efficiency benefits.

The works will involve drainage improvement, pavement strengthening and sealing the unsealed section of road to provide two 3.0 metre wide lanes and a 0.5 metre wide sealed shoulder.

Why is the Department of State Growth doing work on this road

The project will make travel safer, providing a consistent, all-weather road environment. Road maintenance costs will be reduced due to replacing a gravel road with a sealed road. A section of the upgraded highway will remain at 80km/hr due to the winding nature of the road in these sections.

Construction

Road works have now been completed by Tasmanian based contractor Gradco Pty Ltd.  

Road works commenced in September 2016 and were completed in May 2017.

Contact Details

For further information about the project please contact the Project Manager Greg Fox, by email at: info@stategrowth.tas.gov.au

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Lake Secondary Road map

Updated Thursday, 4 May 2017