Department of State GrowthTransport

Road Projects

Arthur Highway and Blackman Bay Road - Junction Improvement

The Department of State Growth is improving safety on the Arthur Highway at the Blackman Bay Road junction.

Arthur Highway Overtaking Lane

The Tasmanian Government has committed to the Arthur Highway Overtaking Lane project as a part of the South East Traffic Solution.

Bass Highway

The Department of State Growth is investing in upgrades to improve safety and travel time reliability on the Bass Highway, including the Cooee - Wynyard and Wynyard - Marrawah Planning Studies, junction upgrades, bridge strengthening and more. Find out more.

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.

Bridge Strengthening Works 2019/20

The Tasmanian Government is committed to strengthening 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.

Bruny Island Main Road upgrades

The Tasmanian Government has allocated $6 million to continue sealing Bruny Island Main Road. The two sections being prioritised for sealing are between Alonnah and Lunawanna, and between Lunawanna and the start of Lighthouse Road.

Channel Highway - Kingston to Margate Planning Study

The Department of State Growth is doing a planning study along the Channel Highway between Kingston and Margate.

Channel Highway - North of Margate Safety improvements

The Department of State Growth has completed safety improvements on the Channel Highway just north of Margate. The work involved widening the northbound lane for about 300 metres, next to the access to property numbers 1511, 1521 and 1531 Channel Highway.

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.

East Tamar Highway - Mowbray Connector - Intersection Upgrade

The Department of State Growth has completed design work for a roundabout at the East Tamar Highway - Mowbray Connector.

Esk Main Road - Shoulder Sealing

The Australian and Tasmanian Governments have allocated funding for safety upgrades on two sections of Esk Main Road between Fingal and St Marys.

Evandale Road duplication - Launceston Airport to Breadalbane

The Tasmanian Government has started planning work to upgrade Evandale Road to four lanes, from the entrance to the Launceston Airport to the Breadalbane roundabout.

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).

Goderich Street - Intersection upgrades

The Tasmanian Government is progressing two high priority intersection upgrades in Invermay, Launceston.

Hastings Caves Road Sealing

The Tasmanian Government has allocated funds to seal Hastings Caves Road, as a part of Tasmania’s Visitor Economy Roads Package. This work involves sealing the unsealed sections of Hastings Caves Road.

Highland Lakes Road

The Department of State Growth has completed road 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 Grove - Right Turn Lane

The Department of State Growth is improving safety on the Huon Highway along the Grove straight, near the Willie Smith’s Apple Shed. The southbound lane towards Huonville will be widened for approximately 300 metres, to make room for a dedicated lane for vehicles turning right into the Apple Shed.

Huon Highway / Sandfly Road Intersection Safety Upgrade

The State Government has committed $2 million to deliver immediate safety improvements for the Huon Highway / Sandfly 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 - 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.

Waterhouse Road sealing

The Tasmanian Government has completed sealing works on Waterhouse Road.

West Tamar Highway Safety Improvements

The Department of State Growth is upgrading four sections of the West Tamar Highway. This project will improve the liveability of communities along the highway by making the highway safer, and improving travel time reliability to and from Launceston.