Tasmanian roads set to undergo maintenance

Earlier today, the Department of State Growth published a list of Tasmanian roads across the state that will undergo maintenance over the next few weeks.

For a list of roads set to be impacted, see down below.

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South

The southern half of the state, starting at Swansea on the east coast, and Strathgordon from the west.  

North Hobart

We will be maintaining vegetation along the Brooker Highway between Burnett Street and Domain Highway, Monday, 5 – Friday, 30 October.

There will be a reduced speed limit and lane closures during our working hours, 9:30 am – 3:00 pm.

North Hobart

We will be doing resurfacing preparation works on the Brooker Highway between Bathurst Street and Burnett Street, Monday, 12 – Friday, 16 October.

There will be a reduced speed limit and lane closures during our working hours, 7:30 pm – 6:00 pm.

Hobart

We will be working on traffic signals at the intersection of Brooker Highway and Tasman Highway on Wednesday, 7 October.

There will be a reduced speed limit and frequent lane closures during our working hours, 6:30 pm – 11:30 pm.

Campbell Street

Hobart

We will be working on traffic signals at the intersection of Campbell Street and Collins Street on Thursday, 15 October.

There will be a reduced speed limit and frequent lane closures during our working hours, 6:30 pm – 11:30 pm.

Channel Highway

Bonnet Hill

We will be doing vegetation maintenance on the Channel Highway in the Bonnet Hill area, Monday, 12 – Friday 23 October.

There will be a reduced speed limit with frequent lane closures during our working hours, 9:30 am – 3:00 pm.

Kingston

We will be working on drainage on the Channel Highway at Browns Road, Kingston, Monday, 12 – Friday, 23 October.

There will be a reduced speed limit with frequent lane closures during our working hours, 9:30 am – 3:00 pm.

Flowerpot – Middleton

We will be doing resurfacing preparations works on Channel Highway from Honeys Road, Flowerpot to Beach Road, Middleton, Monday, 5 – Friday, 9 October.

There will be a reduced speed limit with frequent lane closures during our working hours, 7:00 am – 6:00 pm.

Verona Sands – Randalls Bay 

We will be doing resurfacing preparations works on Channel Highway from Garden Island Creek Road to Randalls Bay Road, and from Verona Sands to Garden Island Creek road, until Friday, 9 October.

There will be a reduced speed limit with frequent lane closures during our working hours, 7:00 am – 6:00 pm.

Colebrook Road

Richmond – Campania

We are doing resurfacing preparations works on Colebrook Road, from Richmond to Fingerpost Road, until Friday, 9 October

There will be a reduced speed limit with frequent lane closures during our working hours, 7:00 am – 6:00 pm.

East Derwent Highway

Risdon – Geilston Bay

We are doing vegetation maintenance on East Derwent Highway between Geilston Bay and the Bowen Bridge until Friday, 30 October.

There will be a reduced speed limit without lane closures during our working hours, 9:30 am – 3:00 pm.

Elizabeth Street

Hobart

We will be working on the traffic signals on the intersection of Elizabeth Street and Melville Street, Hobart on Thursday, 8 October.

There will be a reduced speed limit with occasional lane closures during our working hours, 10:00 pm – 11:30 pm

North Hobart

We will be working on the traffic signals on the intersection of Elizabeth Street and Federal Street, North Hobart on Thursday, 8 October.

There will be a reduced speed limit with occasional lane closures during our working hours, 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Gordon River Road

Maydena

We will be doing road construction on Gordon River Road at Maydena until Friday, 16 October. 

There will be a reduced speed limit with frequent lane closures during our working hours, 7:00 am – 6:00 pm.

Huon Highway

Port Huon – Dover

We are working on drainage on the Huon Highway between Port Huon and Dover, until Sunday, 11 October.

There will be a reduced speed limit with frequent lane closures during working hours, 7:00 am – 4:00 pm. 

Franklin

We will be working on drainage on the Huon Highway at Franklin, until Sunday, 11 October.

There will be a reduced speed limit with frequent lane closures during our working hours, 7:00 am – 4:00 pm.

Franklin

We will be doing resurfacing preparations on the Huon Highway between Swamp Road and Franklin, until Friday, 30 October.

There will be a reduced speed limit with frequent lane closures during our working hours, 7:00 am – 4:00 pm.

Grove

We will be working on drainage on the Huon Highway at Grove, until Friday, 23 October.

There will be a reduced speed limit with frequent lane closures during our working hours, 7:00 am – 4:00 pm.

Lyell Highway

New Norfolk

We will be doing resurfacing preparations works on Lyell Highway between Molesworth Road and Glebe Road New Norfolk, until Wednesday, 7 October.

There will be a reduced speed limit with frequent lane closures during our working hours, 9:30 am – 3:00 pm.

Main Road Glenorchy

Glenorchy

We will be working on traffic signals at the intersection of Main Road Glenorchy and Tolosa Street, on Tuesday, 13 October.

There will be a reduced speed limit with lane closures during our working hours, 6:30 pm – 11:30 pm.

Midland Highway

Campbell Town – Ross

We will be line marking on the Midland Highway between Macquarie River Bridge and Lake Leake Road intersection, until Tuesday, 6 October.

There will be a reduced speed limit with frequent lane closures during working hours. 9:30 am – 3:00 pm.

Kempton

We will be installing/repairing barriers on the Midland Highway near Mood Food at Kempton from Monday, 12 – Friday, 23 October. 

There will be a reduced speed limit with frequent lane closures during working hours. 7:00 am – 4:00 pm.

Richmond Road 

Richmond

We will be doing construction works on Richmond Road, between Malcoms Hut Road and Grasstree Hill Road, until Wednesday, 30 June 2021.

There will be a reduced speed limit with frequent lane closures during our working hours, 8:00 am – 6:00 pm.

Southern Outlet 

Hobart – Kingston

We will be installing and repairing safety barriers on the Southern Outlet between Davey Street and the Kingston interchange, until Friday, 9 October.

There will be a reduced speed limit and lane closures during our working hours, 9:30 am – 3:00 pm. 

Tasman Highway

Tasman Bridge

We will be doing electrical works on the Tasman Bridge until Friday, 9 October 2020 from 7:00 pm -12:00 am., and from Tuesday, 13 – Friday, 16 October, 9:30 am – 3:00 pm.

There will be a reduced speed limit and lane closures during our working hours.

Tasman Bridge

We will be working on the traffic signals on lane five of the Tasman Bridge, Tuesday, 6 October 2020.

There will be a reduced speed limit and lane closures during our working hours, 7:30 pm -9:30 pm.

Midway Point

There will be electrical works on the Tasman Highway at Midway Point at the following times and locations.

7:30 am – 5:00 pm Sunday, 11 October near Garden Lane and Sorell Council park
7:30 am – 5:00 pm Sunday, 18 October near Geeves Court and Lake Vue Parade
7:30 am – 5:00 pm Sunday, 25 October near Fenton Street and Southern Drive
7:30 am – 5:00 pm Sunday, 1 November near the Midway Point roundabout

There will be a reduced speed limit and lane closures during working hours, 7:00 pm – 6:00 am.

More information: Midway Point intersection solution

Swansea

We are doing resurfacing preparation works on the Tasman Highway from Wye River Bridge to Lake Leake Highway, until Friday, 16 October.

There will be a reduced speed limit and frequent lane closures during our working hours, 7:00 am – 6:00 pm.

Swansea

We are doing resurfacing preparation works on the Tasman Highway from Spiky Bridge to River Street, until Friday, 16 October.

There will be a reduced speed limit and frequent lane closures during our working hours, 7:00 am – 6:00 pm.

Mount Rumney

We are installing/repairing barriers on the Tasman Highway near Tunnel Hill, Mount Rumney from Monday, 12 – Friday, 23 October. 

Reduced speed limit with only occasional lane closures during working hours, 9:30 am – 3:00 pm.

North East

Includes Launceston, Flinders Island and the east coast north of Swansea

Bass Highway

Hagley – Prospect

We will be doing preparation works on Bass Highway between Oakden Road and Meander Valley Road, until Friday, 16 October.

There will be a reduced speed limit and frequent lane closures during our working hours, 9:30 am – 2:30 pm.

Hagley – Deloraine

We will be line marking on the Bass Highway between Deloraine and Hagley interchanges from Monday, 12 – Saturday, 24 October. 

There will be a reduced speed limit and occasional lane closures during our working hours, 9:30 am – 2:30 pm.

Prospect

We will be maintaining vegetation on Bass Highway between the Mount Pleasant interchange and Meander Valley Road underpass, until Friday, 30 October.

There will be a reduced speed limit with no lane closures during our working hours, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm.

Blessington Road

Bridport

We will be maintaining vegetation on Blessington Road between  Tasman Highway and Deddington Road, until Friday, 9 October.

There will be a reduced speed limit and frequent lane closures during our working hours, 7:30 am – 4:00 pm.

Bridport Road

Bridport

We will be doing resurfacing preparation works on Bridport Road between Boddingtons Road and Emily Street, until Friday, 16 October.

There will be a reduced speed limit and frequent lane closures during our working hours, 7:00 am – 6:00 pm.

East Tamar Highway

Bell Bay

We will be doing preparation works on East Tamar Highway, between Bell Bay roundabout and the rail underpass, until Friday, 9 October.

There will be a reduced speed limit and frequent lane closures during our working hours, 9:30 am – 2:30 pm.

Elephant Pass Road

Gray

We will be doing preparation works on Elephant Pass Road, between Dalmayne Road and Gills Road, until Friday, 16 October.

There will be a reduced speed limit and frequent lane closures during our working hours, 7:00 am – 6:00 pm.

Esk Main Road

Fingal

We will be doing preparation works on Esk Main Road, between Manley Street and Short Street, until Friday, 16 October.

There will be a reduced speed limit and frequent lane closures during our working hours, 7:00 am – 6:00 pm.

Frankford Road

Frankford

We will be doing preparation works on Frankford Road, between Priestleys Lane and Moss Side Road, until Friday 16 October.

There will be a reduced speed limit and frequent lane closures during our working hours, 7:00 am – 6:00 pm.

Frankford

We will be doing preparation works on Frankford Road, between Beasleys Road and Lamont Road, Monday, until Friday 16 October.

There will be a reduced speed limit and frequent lane closures during our working hours, 7:00 am – 6:00 pm.

Goderich Street and Forster Street

Invermay

We are upgrading the intersection of Goderich Street and Forster Street, until late Friday, 16 October, as part of the Goderich Street Intersection Upgrades project.

We are building an extra right turn lane from Goderich Street onto Forster Street, and a second lane along Forster Street to Invermay Road.

One lane of traffic in each direction will be open at all times along Goderich Street during the project. Two lanes will be open in each direction during peak travel times along Goderich Street (7:00 am to 9:00 am and 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm Monday to Friday).

Our working hours will be 7:00 am and 6:00 pm from Monday to Saturday.

Highland Lakes Road

Bothwell

We will be upgrading Highland Lakes Road at Pub with no Beer corner, Monday, 7 September 2020 – February 2021.

There will be a reduced speed limit and occasional lane closures during our working hours, 7:00 am – 4:00 pm. 

Midland Highway

We are doing construction works on the Midland Highway, from north of Melton Mowbray to north of Lovely Banks, between St Peters Pass and south of Tunbridge, and at Spring Hill.

When travelling between Hobart and Launceston along the Midland Highway you will be travelling through several road work sites. Road users are advised to plan ahead and allow extra time for their journey.

More information: Midland Highway 10 Year Action Plan

Pipers River Road

Pipers River

We will be doing preparation works on Pipers River Road between Colgraves Road and Lewis Road, until Friday, 16 October.

There will be a reduced speed limit and frequent lane closures during our working hours, 7:00 am – 6:00 pm.

Poatina Road

Longford

We will be doing preparation works on Poatina Road Road, between Talbot Street and Freelands Lane, until Friday, 16 October.

There will be a reduced speed limit and frequent lane closures during our working hours, 7:00 am – 6:00 pm.

Poatina

We will be doing preparation works on Poatina Road, between Westons Road and Gordon Street, until Friday, 16 October.

There will be a reduced speed limit and frequent lane closures during our working hours, 7:00 am – 6:00 pm.

Tasman Highway

Swansea – Launceston
 

We will be working on drainage on Tasman Highway between tLake Leake Road and Launceston, Monday, 12 – Friday, 16 October.

There will be a reduced speed limit and frequent lane closures during our working hours, 7:30 am – 4:00 pm.

St Leonards

We will be doing preparation works on Tasman Highway between the St Leonards Road roundabout and Killafaddy Road, until Friday, 16 October.

There will be a reduced speed limit and frequent lane closures during our working hours, 7:00 am – 6:00 pm.

Bicheno

We will be doing preparation works on Tasman Highway between Coles Bay Road and Bicheno, until Friday, 16 October.

There will be a reduced speed limit and frequent lane closures during our working hours, 7:00 am – 6:00 pm.

Bicheno – Swansea

We will be doing preparation works on Tasman Highway between Coles Bay Road and Lake Leake Road, until Friday, 16 October.

There will be a reduced speed limit and frequent lane closures during our working hours, 7:00 am – 6:00 pm.

Pontypool

We are upgrading the Tasman Highway at the Pontypool Road junction until Friday, 30 October.

There will be a reduced speed limit and occasional lane closures during our working hours, 7:00 am – 5:00 pm.

These works are part of the project to improve the driver experience, overall safety, and travel time reliability along the popular Great Eastern Drive touring route.

Little Swanport

We are upgrading the Tasman Highway at the Saltworks Road junction until Friday, 30 October.

There will be a reduced speed limit and occasional lane closures during our working hours, 7:00 am – 5:00 pm.

These works are part of the project to improve the driver experience, overall safety, and travel time reliability along the popular Great Eastern Drive touring route.

Swansea

We are upgrading the Tasman Highway at the entrance to Piermont Retreat, until Saturday 21 November.

There will be a reduced speed limit and occasional lane closures during our working hours, 7:00 am – 5:00 pm.

These works are part of the project to improve the driver experience, overall safety, and travel time reliability along the popular Great Eastern Drive touring route.

Orford

We are upgrading the Tasman Highway at the Louisville Road junction, until Thursday, 1 October.

There will be a reduced speed limit and occasional lane closures during our working hours, 7:00 am – 5:00 pm.

These works are part of the project to improve the driver experience, overall safety, and travel time reliability along the popular Great Eastern Drive touring route.

Swansea

We are upgrading the Tasman Highway at the Swan River Road junction, Wednesday, 30 September 2020 – March 2021.

There will be a reduced speed limit and occasional lane closures during our working hours, 7:00 am – 5:00 pm.

These works are part of the project to improve the driver experience, overall safety, and travel time reliability along the popular Great Eastern Drive touring route.

Freycinet

We are upgrading the Tasman Highway at the entrance to Freycinet Vineyard, Wednesday, 30 September 2020 – March 2021.

There will be a reduced speed limit and occasional lane closures during our working hours, 7:00 am – 5:00 pm.

These works are part of the project to improve the driver experience, overall safety, and travel time reliability along the popular Great Eastern Drive touring route.

Swansea

We are upgrading the Tasman Highway at the Cressy Beach junction, Wednesday, 30 September 2020 – March 2021.

There will be a reduced speed limit and occasional lane closures during our working hours, 7:00 am – 5:00 pm.

These works are part of the project to improve the driver experience, overall safety, and travel time reliability along the popular Great Eastern Drive touring route.

West Tamar Highway

Legana

We’re doing construction works on the West Tamar Highway between Launceston and Legana until Tuesday, 22 December. 

There will be a reduced speed limit and frequent lane closures during our working hours, 7:00 am – 5:00 pm.

Find out more: West Tamar Highway Cycling Improvement Projects

Legana

We’re doing preparation works on the southbound lanes on the West Tamar Highway between Cormiston Road and Acropolis Drive, until Friday, 16 October. 

There will be a reduced speed limit and frequent lane closures during our working hours, 9:30 am – 2:30 pm.

Trevallyn

We’re doing preparation works on the West Tamar Highway between Forest Road and Riverside Drive, until Friday, 16 October. 

There will be a reduced speed limit and frequent lane closures during our working hours, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm.

North West

The north west of the state, including the West Coast, Port Sorell, and King Island

Bass Highway

Burnie

We are upgrading Wharf Access Road Underpass on Bass Highway, until Friday 16 October.

The Wharf Access Road will be closed to all traffic from Tuesday 1 September until the project is complete.  Access to the Burnie Port will be via Bollard Drive during this period.

There will also be lane closures on the Bass Highway from 7:00 pm Friday 9 October – 7:00 pm Sunday 11 October, weather permitting.

Find out more, and access detour maps: Wharf Access Road Underpass Bridge Strengthening Works

Please keep to posted speed limits and follow the directions of all traffic controllers and signs.

Devonport – Wynyard

We are doing roadside maintenance on the Bass Highway between Devonport and Wynyard, until Friday, 30 October.

There will be a reduced speed limit with occasional lane closures during our working hours, 7:00 pm – 4:00 am.

Sisters Creek – Montumana

We will be working on drainage on Bass Highway, between Sisters Creek and Montumana, until Friday, 30 October.

There will be a reduced speed limit and frequent lane closures during our working hours, 7:30 am – 4:30 pm.

Turners Beach

We will be doing investigations on the Forth River Bridge on the Bass Highway, until Friday, 16 October.

There will be a reduced speed limit with occasional lane closures during our working hours, 7:30 am – 4:30 pm.

Boat Harbour

We will be doing construction works on the Bass Highway between  Sampson’s Lane and Port Road, Monday 5 October 202 0 – late February 2021.

There will be a reduced speed limit with occasional lane closures during our working hours, 7:30 am – 6:00 pm.

Frankford Road

We will be doing maintenance on Franklin Rivulet Bridge on Frankford Road, until Friday, 23 October.

There will be a reduced speed limit and occasional lane closures during our working hours, 7:30 am – 4:30 pm.

Murchison Highway

Tullah

We will be doing construction works on the Murchison Highway, between Pieman Road and Mackintosh Bridge, until Friday, 20 November.

There will be a reduced speed limit during our working hours, 7:30 am – 4:30 pm.

Railton Road

Railton

We will be doing construction works on Railton Road, between Cement Works Road and Youngmans Road, until March 2021.

There will be a reduced speed limit and frequent lane closures during our working hours, 7:30 am – 4:30 pm.

Kimberley

We will be doing investigations on Mersery River Bridge on Railton Road in Kimberley, from Wednesday, 14- Friday16 October.

There will be a reduced speed limit and occasional lane closures during our working hours, 7:00 am – 4:00 pm.

Waratah Road

Waratah – Savage River

We will be working on drainage on Waratah Road, between Waratah and Savage River, until Friday, 30 October.

There will be a reduced speed limit and frequent lane closures during our working hours, 7:30 am – 4:30 pm.

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