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 Western Australian Government has introduced a speed limit reduction along a stretch of Indian Ocean Drive in line with a recommendation from a recently released safety review.
The Federal and Western Australian Governments have announced the successful projects to receive funding under the $55.25 million Regional Road Safety package.
The Western Australian Government has confirmed funding from the Road Trauma Trust Account has been approved so safety works on the project can begin immediately.
The WA Government is using an interactive map that enables drivers to have their say on safety concerns on Indian Ocean Drive, a coastal tourist drive where six lives have been lost already this year.