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1Current roadworks

You may experience some delays because of roadworks. You can view a list of all planned roadworks in the current Roadworks Roundup.

The Roadworks Roundup is published every Monday morning, and lists all our planned works for the next two weeks.

Please note that works may be subject to change at short notice due to weather.

South

The southern half of the state, starting at Swansea on the east coast, and Strathgordon from the west.  

Arthur Highway

Dunalley

We are maintaining vegetation next to the Arthur Highway at Dunalley until Friday, 10 December 2021.

There will be a reduced speed limit and frequent lane closures during our working hours, 7:00 am - 5:00 pm.

Lewisham (UPDATED)

We are resurfacing the Arthur Highway between Schofield Drive and North of Lewisham Scenic Drive, Lewisham, until Saturday, 18 December 2021.

There will be a reduced speed limit and frequent lane closures during our working hours, 7:00 am - 6:00 pm.

Murdunna (NEW)

We are maintaining vegetation next to the Arthur Highway at Murdunna until from Monday, 13 December 2021 - Friday, 14 January 2022.

There will be a reduced speed limit and frequent lane closures during our working hours, 7:00 am - 5:00 pm.

Sorell

We are doing road construction on the Arthur Highway between Nugent Road and Rosendale Road, until Thursday, 31 March 2022. This is part of the Sorell Southern Bypass project.

We will be moving traffic in each direction onto a new side road, next to the existing road.

There will be a reduced speed limit during our working hours, 7:00 am - 6:00 pm.

Brooker Highway

Hobart

We are resurfacing the Brooker Highway at the Railway Roundabout until Monday, 17 January 2022.

There will be a reduced speed limit and frequent lane closures during our working hours, 6:30 pm - 4:30 am.

North Hobart (UPDATED)

We are maintaining the vegetation next to the Brooker Highway between Burnett Street, North Hobart and the Domain Interchange Roundabout until Friday, 31 December 2021.

There will be a reduced speed limit and frequent lane closures during our working hours, 9:30 am - 3:00 pm.

Cambridge Link Road

Cambridge

We are doing construction work on Cambridge Link Road between the Kennedy Drive Roundabout and Jane Lane, Cambridge, until Thursday, 31 March 2022.

There will be a reduced speed limit and occasional lane closures during our working hours, 7:00 am - 6:00 pm.

Channel Highway

Kingston

We are doing drainage works on the Channel Highway between Proctors Road and Browns River, Kingston, until Friday, 17 December 2021.

There will be a reduced speed limit and frequent lane closures during our working hours, 9:30 am - 3:00 pm.

Middleton - Verona Sands

We are repairing the road surface on the Channel Highway between Middleton and Verona Sands until Friday, 28 January 2022.

There will be a reduced speed limit and frequent lane closures during our working hours, 7:00 am - 5:00 pm.

Snug

We are maintaining the vegetation next to the Channel Highway at Lower Snug until Friday, 17 December 2021.

There will be a reduced speed limit and frequent lane closures during our working hours, 7:00 am - 5:00 pm.

Taroona (NEW)

We are doing construction work on the Channel Highway between Meath Avenue and Karingal Court, Taroona, until Tuesday, 8 February 2022.

There will be a reduced speed limit and frequent lane closures during our working hours, 7:00 am - 5:00 pm.

Davey Street

Hobart

We are doing construction works on Davey Street from Murray Street to Molle Street, and Antill Street to the Southern Outlet until Friday, 24 December 2021.

There will be a reduced speed limit, frequent lane closures and occasional detours during our working hours, 6:30 pm - 6:30 am.

During our working hours, the speed limit will be reduced to 40 km/h and only two lanes on Davey Street will be open to traffic. Road users should allow up to eight minutes extra travel time.

All lanes will be open to traffic between 6:30 am – 6:30 pm, with the reduced speed limit.

Parking will be unavailable at all times on the section of road being worked on.

There will also be some temporary, nightly changes to bus stops. Please follow your service provider’s alerts and follow signage.

East Derwent Highway

Bowen Bridge

We are maintaining the vegetation next to the Channel Highway at the Bowen Bridge until Friday, 17 December 2021.

There will be a reduced speed limit and frequent lane closures during our working hours, 9:30 am - 3:00 pm.

Geilston Bay

We are doing construction work on the East Derwent Highway between Sugarloaf Road and Golf Links Road until February 2022.

There will be a reduced speed limit and occasional lane closures during our working hours, 7:00 am - 6:00 pm.

Please allow up to 15 minutes extra travel time during this work.

Lindisfarne

We are doing construction work on the East Derwent Highway between 7:00 am - 6:00 pm at the entrance to Lindisfarne North Primary School until Wednesday, 29 February 2022.

DeBomfords Lane and the school access road will be temporarily closed, with school access available via a detour on Geilston Bay Road.  Please allow five minutes extra time for this detour.

Otago (UPDATED)

We are doing construction work on the East Derwent Highway between Otago Bay Road and Kandos Drive until Friday, 24 December 2021.

There will be a reduced speed limit and frequent lane closures during our working hours, 7:00 am - 5:00 am.

Rose Bay (NEW)

We are repairing the road surface at night on the East Derwent Highway between the Tasman Bridge off-ramp and Ronnie Street, Rose Bay, from Thursday, 9 December - Friday, 10 December 2021.

There will be a reduced speed limit and frequent lane closures during our working hours, 10:00 pm - 4:00 am.

Elizabeth Street

Hobart (NEW)

We are doing maintaining traffic signals at night on Elizabeth Street at the intersection of Burnett Street from Tuesday, 7 December - Thursday, 9 December 2021.

There will be a reduced speed limit and frequent lane closures during our working hours, 6:30 pm - 1:00 am.

Highland Lakes Road

Miena - Bothwell - Apsley - Steppes (NEW)

We are doing line marking at a number of sites on Highland Lakes Road until Saturday, 18 December 2021.

There will be a reduced speed limit and frequent lane closures during our working hours, 7:00 am - 6:00 pm.

Huon Highway

Kingston (UPDATED)

We are repairing the Huon Highway between Summerleas Road and the Leslie Road intersection, until Saturday, 18 December 2021.

There will be a reduced speed limit and frequent lane closures during our working hours, 9:30 am - 3:00 pm.

Lyell Highway

Tarraleah

We are rebuilding the Lyell Highway between Liapootah Dam Road and Tarraleah until late March 2022.

There will be a reduced speed limit and frequent lane closures during our working hours, 7:00 am - 6:00 pm.

Midland Highway

Bridgewater Bridge (NEW)

We are repairing the road surface and doing maintenance on the Bridgewater Bridge at night until Friday, 10 December 2021.

There will be a reduced speed limit and frequent lane closures during our working hours, 7:00 pm - 5:00 am.

Campbell Town

We are doing construction work on the Midland Highway at High Street between Glenelg and Bridge Street, Campbell Town, until Thursday, 30 June 2022.

There will be a reduced speed limit and frequent lane closures during our working hours, 7:00 am - 6:00 pm.

Macquarie River Bridge, Ross

We are strengthening the Macquarie River Bridge at Ross until Thursday, 16 December 2021.

There will be a reduced speed limit and one lane will be closed at all times during the project.

Please allow an additional 15 minutes if travelling through the area.

Richmond Road

Richmond

We are doing construction work on Richmond Road between Coal River Farm and Middle Tea Tree Road, Richmond, until Thursday, 31 March 2022.

There will be a reduced speed limit and occasional lane closures during working hours, 7:00 am - 6:00 pm.

Southern Outlet

Dynnyrne - Mount Nelson (NEW)

We are resurfacing the Kingston-bound lanes of the Southern Outlet between Lynton Avenue and west of Olinda Grove, Mount Nelson, from Monday, 13 December - Saturday, 18 December 2021.

There will be a reduced speed limit and frequent lane closures during our working hours, 7:30 pm - 5:00 am.

Tasman Highway

Acton - Hobart Airport

We are doing construction works between the Acton Interchange and Hobart Airport roundabout, until June 2022.

There will be a reduced speed limit and occasional lane closures during working hours, 7:00 am - 6:00 pm.

There are changes to how traffic travels through the Hobart airport roundabout as part of works to construct the new airport interchange.

  • There are four instead of five exits on the roundabout, with Cranston Parade and Hobart-bound Tasman Highway traffic using the same exit.
  • Traffic heading to Hobart will need to exit the roundabout via a new, sealed link road, which will pass Cranston Parade and then join back onto the Tasman Highway via a new connection.
  • Traffic heading to Sorell will need to leave the Tasman Highway via a new, sealed exit lane, which will pass Kennedy Drive to enter the roundabout and then turn left onto the Tasman Highway.
  • If you are travelling from Sorell to the airport, there will be no change.

Signs will be in place to guide road users.

Visit the project website and the RoadsTas Facebook page for more information.

Midway Point

We are doing construction works at Midway Point until June 2022.

There will be no lane closures on the Tasman Highway in either direction during weekday morning and afternoon peak times.

Outside of peak hours, there will be a reduced speed limit and occasional lane closures during our working hours, 8:00 am - 6:00 pm and from 7:00 pm - 6:00 am. There may be detours in place during night works.

Please follow directions of traffic controllers and signs and allow up to 15 minutes extra travel time.

Visit the Transport website for more information.

Paradise Gorge (NEW)

We are doing line marking on the Tasman Highway between Brockley Road and Black Bridge Creek, Paradise Gorge, from Monday, 13 December - Saturday, 18 December 2021.

There will be a reduced speed limit and frequent lane closures during our working hours, 7:00 am - 6:00 pm.

Sorell

We are building the Sorell Southern Bypass until November 2022.

There will be a reduced speed limit on the Tasman Highway near the Stores Lane intersection, during our working hours, 7:00 am - 5:00 pm.

Visit the project page for more information.

Tasman Bridge

We are repairing the road surface on the Tasman Bridge until Thursday, 9 December 2021.

There will be a reduced speed limit and frequent lane closures during our working hours, 2:00 am - 6:00 am.

Tunnack Road

Oatlands - Tunnack

We are repairing the road surface on Tunnack Road between Oatlands and Tunnack from Monday, 22 November  - Friday, 24 December 2021.

There will be a reduced speed limit and frequent lane closures during our working hours, 7:00 am - 6:00 pm.

North East

Includes Launceston, Flinders Island and the east coast north of Swansea

Batman Highway

Batman Bridge

We are painting the Batman Bridge until April 2022.

There will be a reduced speed limit with occasional lane closures during our working hours, 7:00 am - 6:00 pm.

Binalong Bay Road

Binalong Bay

We are doing construction work on Binalong Bay Road between Tuckers Arm and Cray Court until Friday, 24 December 2021.

There will be a reduced speed limit with frequent lane closures during our working hours, 7:00 am - 6:00 pm.

Blessington Road

Coralinn Bridge

We are strengthening Coralinn Bridge on Blessington Road until Thursday, 30 December 2021.

There will be a reduced speed limit with occasional lane closures during our working hours, 7:30 am - 3:30 pm.

Bridport Road

Pipers Brook

We are strengthening Pipers River Bridge between Pipers River Road and Bellingham Road, Pipers Brook until Monday, 20 December 2021.

There will be a reduced speed limit with frequent lane closures during our working hours, 7:30 am - 3:30 pm.

Pipers River (NEW)

We are doing construction works on Bridport Road between Weymouth Road and School Road, Pipers River, from Monday, 13 December 2021 - Wednesday, 23 February 2022.

There will be a reduced speed limit with frequent lane closures during our working hours, 7:00 am - 6:00 pm.

East Tamar Highway

Swan Bay (UPDATED)

We are doing construction works on East Tamar Highway between Magazine Road and Windermere Road until Friday, 4 February 2022.

There will be a reduced speed limit with occasional lane closures during our working hours, 7:00 am - 6:00 pm.

Evandale Road

Western Junction - Breadalbane

We are doing construction works on Evandale Road between the Airport entry and Breadalbane roundabout until Thursday, 30 June 2022.

There will be a reduced speed limit with occasional lane closures during our working hours, 7:00 am - 6:00 pm.

Illawarra Road

Longford - Carrick (UPDATED)

We are repairing the road surface on Illawarra Road between Cressy Road, Longford and Meander Valley Road, Carrick, until Tuesday, 15 December 2021.

There will be a reduced speed limit with frequent lane closures during our working hours, 7:00 am - 3:30 pm.

Midland Highway

Evandale - Powranna

We are repairing the road surface on the Midland Highway between Leighlands Road, Evandale and Powranna, until Friday, 10 December 2021.

There will be a reduced speed limit with frequent lane closures during our working hours, 7:00 am - 6:00 pm.

Poatina Main Road

Cressy

We are repairing the road surface on Poatina Main Road between Green Rises Road and Freelands Lane, Cressy, until Wednesday, 15 December 2021.

There will be a reduced speed limit with occasional lane closures during our working hours, 7:00 am - 3:30 pm.

Tasman Highway

Bicheno

We are building a new bridge over the Apsley River until June 2022.

There will be a reduced speed limit and occasional lane closures during our working hours, 7:00 am - 5:00 pm.

Coles Bay Road

We are installing and repairing barriers at Lynes Creek Bridge on the Tasman Highway near Coles Bay Road, from Monday, 6 December - Friday, 17 December 2021.

There will be a reduced speed limit and frequent lane closures during our working hours, 7:00 am - 6:00 pm.

Scottsdale

We are installing and repairing barriers at the Brid River Bridge on the Tasman Highway near Scottsdale until January 2021.

There will be a reduced speed limit and frequent lane closures during our working hours, 7:00 am - 6:00 pm.

Waterhouse Road

Boobyalla

We are repairing the road surface between Old Waterhouse Road and Old Port Road in Boobyalla until Tuesday, 30 December 2021.

There will be a reduced speed limit with occasional lane closures during our working hours, 7:30 am - 3:30 pm.

West Tamar Highway

Riverside (NEW)

We are doing investigation works on the West Tamar Highway between Forest Road and Riverside Drive, and at the southbound junction of Windsor Drive in Riverside from Monday, 13 December - Thursday, 23 December 2021.

There will be a reduced speed limit with frequent lane closures during our working hours, 9:30 am - 2:30 pm.

North West

The north west of the state, including the West Coast, Port Sorell, and King Island

Bass Highway

We are working hard to maintain the condition of the Bass Highway.

Work crews are inspecting the Bass Highway and undertaking repairs as needed.

Reduced speed limits and lane closures may apply. Please drive to the conditions, allow extra time for your journey, and follow the directions of traffic controllers and signs.

While our maintenance contractors regularly monitor road conditions, the public can also help by reporting any problems they see to our 24/7 hotline: 1300 139 933. All reports are logged and prioritised for repair.

Rocky Cape

We are doing construction on the Bass Highway between Dallas Road and West of Pollards Road, until March 2022.

There will be a reduced speed limit with occasional lane closures during our working hours, 7:00 am - 5:00 pm.

Sisters Creek

We are doing construction on the Bass Highway at the intersection of Myalla Road, Sisters Creek, until late February 2022.

There will be a reduced speed limit with occasional lane closures during our working hours, 7:00 am - 5:00 pm.

Togari

We are doing construction on the Bass Highway at Togari between Paceys Road and Salmon River Road, and upgrading the junctions of Paceys Road / Parks Road and Salmon River Road, until April 2023.

There will be a reduced speed limit and occasional lane closures during our working hours, 7:00 am - 6:00 pm, Monday to Friday.

Please allow up to 15 minutes extra travel time during this work.

Wynyard

We are working on the light poles at the Mount Hicks Roundabout in Wynyard until Friday, 10 December 2021.

There will be a reduced speed limit with frequent  lane closures during our working hours, 9:00 am -3:30 pm.

Frankford Road

Frankford (NEW)

We are resurfacing Frankford Road between the Rubican River Bridge from Monday, 13 December - Sunday, 19 December 2021.

There will be a reduced speed limit and frequent lane closures during our working hours, 7:30 am - 4:30 pm.

Lyell Highway

Ouse

We are doing landslip repair works next to the westbound lane of the Lyell Highway west of Ouse, between Strickland Road and the Dee River Bridge.

We have started initial investigations at the site and are working with our contractors to minimise the disruption and return the road to normal operation as soon as it is safe.

One lane is closed and a reduced speed limit will be in place until works are complete.

Mersey Main Road

Spreyton - Latrobe (NEW)

We are maintaining the vegetation next to Mersey Main Road between Spreyton and Latrobe from Monday, 13 December - Friday, 17 December 2021.

There will be a reduced speed limit and frequent lane closures during our working hours, 7:30 am - 4:30 pm.

Mole Creek Road

Mole Creek

We will be doing roadside maintenance work on Mole Creek Road between Dairy Plains Road and Mole Creek until Friday, 10 December 2021.

There will be a reduced speed limit with frequent lane closures during our working hours, 7:30 am - 4:30 pm.

Nixon Street

Devonport (UPDATED)

We are installing traffic signals on Nixon Street near Nixon Street Primary School until Tuesday, 7 December 2021.

There will be a reduced speed limit with frequent lane closures during our working hours, 7:30 am - 6:00 pm.

We will pause our work during school pick up and drop off times, 8:30 am - 9:30 am and 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm.

Port Sorell Road

Port Sorell (NEW)

We are maintaining the vegetation next to Port Sorell Road between Frankford Road and Brooke Street from Monday, 13 December - Friday, 17 December 2021.

There will be a reduced speed limit and frequent lane closures during our working hours, 7:30 am - 4:30 pm.

Sheffield Road

Sheffield

We are doing drainage works on Sheffield Road at the Tarleton Road Intersection until Tuesday, 7 December 2021.

There will be a reduced speed limit with frequent lane closures during our working hours, 7:30 am - 4:30 pm.

Zeehan Highway

Lyell Highway - Anthony Road (UPDATED)

We will be cleaning up the site of a recent landslip on the Zeehan Highway between the Lyell Highway and Anthony Road, on Wednesday, 8 December 2021.

There will be a reduced speed limit with a full road closure and a detour in place during our working hours, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm.

Road users travelling between Zeehan and Queenstown should detour through Strahan, via Henty Road and the Lyell Highway.

The detour will add an extra 40 minutes to travel between Zeehan to Queenstown.

Please plan ahead to allow additional travel time,

After the completion of this work and a geotechnical inspection, it is hoped that the Highway will be able to fully open and function normally.

Yolande River

One lane is closed on a short section of the Zeehan Highway near the Yolande River, following last month’s landslip. The other lane is open, with traffic managed by traffic lights.

Investigation works are continuing, as well as planning for how to best stabilise the area for the long term.

Mowing

Because mowing can be very weather dependent and subject to change at short notice, not all mowing activities will be entered into the Roadworks Roundup or listed above.

Mowing activities generally have a very small impact on the travelling public. If you happen to drive through a mowing site this spring, please slow down and follow the directions of roadwork signs.

Find out more about our mowing program.

2Zeehan Highway road closure

Monday 6 December 2021

A section of Zeehan Highway will be closed with a detour on Wednesday this week.

We are continuing the clean up of a landslip that occurred on the Zeehan Highway north of Yolande River, in September 2021.

The essential work includes removing the remaining debris from the road.

It will take place between 9:00 am and 3:00 pm on Wednesday, 8 December 2021 and should take one day to complete, weather permitting.

The Zeehan Highway between the Anthony Road and Lyell Highway junctions will be closed to all through traffic from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Wednesday 8 December 2021.

If you are travelling between Zeehan and Queenstown you will need to detour via Strahan, so your journey will be about 45 minutes longer than usual.

We regret the need to close the highway to do this necessary work. We are working with our contractors to minimise the disruption and will return the road to normal operation as soon as it is safe.

We will keep the public updated on the progress of the works.

3Emergency road closures

Emergency road closures, or closures due to public events are managed by Tasmania Police.

For all emergency road closures, visit the Tasmania Police Community Alerts webpage or TasAlert.

4Midland Highway safety upgrades

When travelling between Hobart and Launceston along the Midland Highway you will be travelling through several road work sites.

You should allow an extra 45 minutes for your journey if travelling the full length of the Highway.

Please slow down and follow the directions of traffic controllers and signs.

For more information about the Midland Highway Safety Upgrades projects.

5Why are speed limits reduced on roadwork sites when no one is working?

Sometimes a lower speed limit stays in place at roadwork sites even when no obvious work is occurring.

  • Workers could be setting up or packing down a site.
  • There may be changes to the road surface or the center separation.
  • There could be new or no line marking or barriers or road workers and equipment on the road or at the side of the road.
  • Sometimes bad weather delays roadworks for a long time, and so the lower speed limit stays until the work is finished.

Speed limits on work sites are mandatory, meaning by law you must obey the speed limit and can be fined if you do not. The need to reduce the speed may not be obvious, but reduced speed limits are for your safety and the safety of road workers.

For more information about the Midland Highway Safety Upgrades projects, please visit http://www.midlandhighway.tas.gov.au/

Reduced speed limits and other traffic management are important for protecting road workers, and also to reduce the risks to the travelling public, including the risk of damage to vehicles.

6Get email notifications

Every Monday morning we send out the Roadworks Report - an email newsletter with a selection of major roadworks happening across the state. Sign up to our mailing list for roadworks updates.