The Tasmanian Government is staying committed to strengthening the State’s economy through the delivery of much-needed infrastructure, with new funding allocated for roads and bridges through the 2022-23 State Budget.
The now $2.7 billion funding for roads and bridges will deliver several projects including the largest transport project in the State’s history – the $786 million new Bridgewater Bridge – that is jointly funded by the Tasmanian and Australian Governments along with other co-funded projects such as:
A statement from Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Michael Ferguson said: “The co-funding represents an unprecedented investment in Tasmania’s road and bridge infrastructure following a record $317 million investment in 2020-21 and a new record spend to be out the door in the current financial year.”
With the additional funding from the 2022-23 State Budget, the $2.7 billion budget will deliver roads and bridges in the North, South, North-West and South Coast regions.
Projects in the South include:
Projects in the North include:
Projects in the North-West and Central Coast include:
The South Australian Government has released the 2019-20 State Budget and it includes a pipeline of projects worth approximately $11.9 billion for over four years from 2019-20 to 2022-23, which will transform the State regions as well as create jobs in the construction and trade industries.
The Queensland Government is investing $200 million through the Building Acceleration Fund and will be working with councils, property developers as well as industry to fast track projects that will unlock development, increase construction activity and support long-term jobs across the State.
The Mandurah Estuary Bridge duplication project is now fully funded and ready to progress towards construction following the commitment of a $55 million funding by the Western Australian Government through the 2021-22 State Budget.
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