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Department of State Growth

Tasman Bridge upgrade concept designs released for public consultation

Concept plans for improvements to the Tasman Bridge have been released for public comment.

Major improvements will include providing a 3.5 metre wide pathway on each side of the bridge, heightened safety barriers, upgraded maintenance infrastructure and feature lighting. The pathways will allow for active transport including walking and cycling in a much safer and accessible ways.

Vitally, the bridge will be structurally strengthened to support the addition of the bigger pathways and allow for future traffic demands.

You are invited to have a say on the concept designs from Monday, 27 June to Tuesday, 19 July 2022 by visiting www.transport.tas.gov.au/tasmanbridge.

There will also be displays of the concept designs at the offices of Clarence City Council and City of Hobart, and at the Eastlands Shopping Centre, Bellerive Yacht Club, Lindisfarne Sailing Club and Libraries Tasmania’s Hobart library.

Feedback will be used to inform the development of a reference design, which will also be made public.

A tender for the final design and construction of the upgrade will be released in late 2022, with construction expected to start from mid-2023.