The upgrades are part of the Tasmanian Government’s single biggest investment into the region’s tourist roads through its $72 million Roads Package to Support Tasmania’s Visitor Economy.
The Australian Government has committed $20 million towards upgrades to the Rockhampton area road network to support road train access.
A joint venture has been awarded the contract for construction of Stage 4 of the project, between Mersey Road at Bringelly and Eaton Road at Luddenham.
The tender for ‘Enabling Works’ – the relocation of underground utilities, intersection upgrades, new traffic lights and more, ahead of Parramatta Light Rail construction – has been awarded.
The $80 million project to upgrade a section of the New England Highway at Bolivia Hill, including widening and construction of a 320-metre-long bridge, is now underway.