Department of State GrowthTransport

Midway Point Intersection Solution

The roundabout is currently operating near capacity with delays and queuing often occurring during peak periods.

About the Project

The two options include replacing the roundabout with a signalised intersection with two lanes in each direction and associated turning facilities.

This project will improve the flow of traffic through Midway Point, and will align with any future duplication of the causeways.

Option one

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This option includes a signalised intersection at the end of Penna Road and increasing the Tasman Highway to two lanes each way through Midway Point.

A park and ride facility can be provided as part of this design, with access from Fenton Street.

This option would require removal of the service station and changed traffic arrangements at Southern Drive. The shops next to the service station will be accessed from Southern Drive.

Option two

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This option includes a signalised intersection at a realigned Penna Road opposite Southern Drive and increasing the Tasman Highway to two lanes each way through Midway Point.

The service station and shops will be accessed from Tasman Highway as left in only, and will exit the site via the new traffic signals at Southern Drive.

A park and ride facility as part of this option can be located on both sides of the realigned Penna Road

Why do the designs include traffic signals?

A signalised intersection with additional traffic lanes will move larger groups of vehicles through the intersection while providing safe access to the Highway from Midway Point.

What about the causeways?

Four lane causeways are currently being planned for as part of the South East Traffic Solution.

Four lanes through Midway Point will increase capacity and make sure the road can connect into a four lane causeway in the future.

Have Your Say

We're asking the community to let us know what they think about these options. Visit our interactive map to make sure your voice is heard.

Community Drop-in Sessions

You can view the plans, ask questions and provide feedback at our community drop-in sessions:

  • Tuesday 11 June, 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Sorell Memorial Hall, Cole Street, Sorell.
  • Monday 17 June, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Okines Community House, 540 Old Forcett Road, Dodges Ferry
  • Saturday 22 June, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm, Midway Point Community Hall, 32 Hoffman Street, Midway Point

Feedback closes on Friday 28 June 2019.