Work has started on the largest single project in the 10-year $500 million Midland Highway Action Plan, the $92.3 million Perth Link Roads project.
Works have begun on two projects – York Plains to St Peters Pass and St Peters Pass to south of Tunbridge – part of the Midland Highway 10 Year Action Plan to improve safety on Tasmania’s key north-south road corridor.
Night works will be happening on the ramps at the new section of the Midland Highway near Launceston.
The completion of the Perth to Breadalbane project is getting closer, with traffic being moved on to the new highway alignment this week.
Traffic changes are in place for two weeks starting Monday 29 January to prepare for resealing works for the Symmons Plains to south of Perth project.
Landscaping plans for the St Peters Pass rest area have been finalised after four years of research, in anticipation of Midland Highway works on the horizon.
The southern section of the White Lagoon (Tunbridge) to Mona Vale project has been completed. This comes after the completion of the northern end of the project just last month.
Two kilometres of road between Devon Hills and Perth, in the Perth to Breadalbane Duplication project, will be resealed during the first suitable weather window in spring.
The 110 km/h speed limit has been reinstated along the Midland Highway, between White Lagoon (Tunbridge) and Mona Vale, following the completion of the northern end of the project last month.
Construction will be continuing on the following projects:
The $500 million 10 Year Midland Highway Action Plan is progressing with the recent official opening of three projects completed at a total cost of $34 million.
A good way for local communities to find out more about upcoming Highway projects is through public displays. Staff from the Department of State Growth are available at these sessions.
The Department of State Growth is working with our construction contractors to ensure the works on the Highway are completed safely, on time and on budget, while minimising delays.
If you would like further information, please contact the Department of State Growth at firstname.lastname@example.org