Department of State GrowthTransport

Bass Highway projects

The Department of State Growth is investing in upgrades to improve safety and travel time reliability on the Bass Highway.

Click on the project links below to find out more about how we are working to improve the Bass Highway.

Latest updates

Bass Highway - Wynyard to Marrawah - Consultation and Feedback Report released

We asked the community for their feedback on the Bass Highway, between Wynyard and Marrawah. Consultation closed in June, and we have released the Community Consultation and Feedback report. Read more: Bass Highway - Wynyard to Marrawah

Projects

Boat Harbour Primary School - Improved Turning Facilities

This project will provide safer access to and from Boat Harbour Primary School, Dobsons Lane, Fists Lane and the Boat Harbour store for the local community, and improve the safety and efficiency of the Bass Highway for all road users.

West of Porters Bridge Road

The Tasmanian Government is upgrading the Bass Highway west of Porter’s Bridge Road overpass.

West of South Esk River Bridge

The Tasmanian Government is upgrading the Bass Highway west of South Esk River Bridge, heading south west for 600 metres.

Wynyard to Marrawah – Corridor Strategy

The Department of State Growth is developing a corridor strategy for the Bass Highway between Wynyard and Marrawah.

Wynyard Junctions Safety Improvements

The Australian and Tasmanian Governments have completed safety improvements at a number of junctions on the Bass Highway, Wynyard.

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.

Leith Overpass

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

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).