Department of State GrowthTransport

Road Projects

Bass Highway - Cooee to Wynyard Planning Study

The Department is undertaking a planning study along the Bass Highway between Cooee and Wynyard to identify areas to improve the highway reliability and safety.

Bass Highway - Latrobe Junctions Safety Improvements

The Australian and Tasmanian Governments have recently completed a series of safety improvements on the Bass Highway at Latrobe.

Bass Highway - Wynyard Junctions Safety Improvements

The Australian and Tasmanian Governments have committed funding for safety improvements to be made at a number of junctions on the Bass Highway, Wynyard.

Bass Highway - Leith Overpass

The Department of State Growth is currently investigating options to construct an overpass across the Bass Highway, Leith.

Bridge Replacement Works 2018/19

The Australian and Tasmanian Governments are committed to strengthening and replacing Tasmanian bridges on key routes to retain the existing levels of service for heavy vehicle freight and community access.

Bruny Island – upgrade to ferry vehicle waiting area

The Department of State Growth is upgrading the Bruny Island vehicle waiting areas at Roberts Point.

Channel Highway - Bonnet Hill Safety Improvements

The Tasmanian Government has committed funding to improve the safety for all road users travelling along the Channel Highway in Bonnet Hill.

Domain Highways Planning Study

The Australian and Tasmanian Governments have committed funding to investigate potential upgrades and improvements to the highways that surround Hobart’s Queens Domain.

We invite you to have your say to help inform our long-term plan to manage future transport needs, reduce congestion and improve safety on the Domain Highway, and on sections of the Brooker Highway and Tasman Highway near the Queens Domain.

East Tamar Highway - Mowbray Connector - Intersection Upgrade

The Department of State Growth is currently undertaking design work for a roundabout at the East Tamar Highway - Mowbray Connector.

Esk Main Road - Road Reinstatement and Shoulder Widening

The Tasmanian Government has allocated funding for road reinstatement and shoulder widening on Esk Main Road. We will also be doing slip and bank stabilisation work along Esk Main Road from Tullochgorum Creek to Mount Foster Road.

Evandale Road Shoulder Sealing

The Tasmanian Government has allocated funding for shoulder sealing to be undertaken on Evandale Road.

The Freight Access Bridge Upgrades program

The Freight Access Bridge Upgrades Program will upgrade state road bridges in order to allow for high-productivity freight vehicles (HPFV).

Highland Lakes Road

The Tasmanian Government has allocated funds to continue sealing work along Highland Lakes Road.

Hobart Airport Interchange

The Tasmanian and Australian governments have committed $30 million to construct a four-lane interchange that will replace the Hobart Airport roundabout.

Huon Highway - Shoulder Sealing

The Tasmanian Government has allocated funding for shoulder sealing to be undertaken on the Huon Highway from Fleurtys Road to Shipwrights Point in Port Huon.

Huon Highway Summerleas Road Intersection Upgrade

The Australian and Tasmanian Governments are jointly funding a project to upgrade the Huon Highway Summerleas Road intersection.

Lyell Highway Shoulder Sealing - Ouse to Strickland Road

The Tasmanian Government has allocated funding from the Road Safety Levy for shoulder sealing to be undertaken on the Lyell Highway.

Midland Highway Safety Upgrades

Murchison Highway - Road Improvements

The Australian and Tasmanian Governments have allocated funding to continue upgrading the Murchison Highway under the Heavy Vehicle Safety and Productivity Programme.

Richmond Road Master Plan

The Master Plan examines the current traffic related issues for road users travelling between Cambridge and Richmond.

Sorell to Hobart Planning Study

The Tasmanian Government has commissioned a planning study to look at ways to reduce congestion and improve travel time reliability on the Tasman Highway between Sorell and Hobart.

South East Traffic Solution

The South East Traffic Solution aims to help maintain the liveability of Sorell and the Southern Beaches by reducing travel times through a more efficient and safer road network.

Southern Outlet Fifth Lane

Building a fifth lane on the Southern Outlet between Kingston and Hobart is a key aspect of the Tasmanian Government’s Greater Hobart Traffic Solution.

Tasman Highway - Apsley River Bridge - Bridge Replacement

The Tasmanian Government has allocated funding to replace the Apsley River Bridge (also known as the Lilla Villa Bridge) on the Tasman Highway.

Tasman Highway - Great Eastern Drive

The Tasmanian Government has committed funding to upgrade the Great Eastern Drive to enhance the experience for the increasing visitor numbers and improve safety for all road users.