Department of State GrowthTransport

Main Street - Bridport - Emily Street to Brid River - Roadworks

The Australian and Tasmanian Governments have committed funding for road improvements on Main Street, Bridport (A2750), also known as Waterhouse Developmental Road.

This project forms part of the North East Freight Roads program and provides a link from Bridport Main Road and Waterhouse Road to the Wharf access at Bridport. The North East Freight Roads Program aims to improve freight routes within North-East Tasmania to meet High Productivity Vehicle (HPV) standards.


This project is located on Main Street, Bridport between Emily Street and the Brid River Bridge.

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Why is the Department doing work on this road?

These works will upgrade this portion of Main Street to State Road Standards and includes an upgrade of the Main Street and Emily Street junction.  Works include road widening, improved pavement and installation of kerb and channel.


The Department of State Growth awarded this contract to Tasmanian based contractor Shaw Contracting (Aust) Pty Ltd. Works commenced in August 2016 and are nearing completion.

Your safety and the safety of our contractor is important to us. During these road works it is important that drivers follow any traffic signs and drive at the posted speed limits set by the contractor within the work zone.

Contact Details

For further information about the project please contact the Project Manager, Steven Kaczmarski, on 6166 3427 or by email at

Updated Thursday, 2 March 2017