Council works in progress
The City of Launceston is responsible for the municipality's urban and rural road network. Wet weather and unforeseen circumstances can change the start date of work and alter the programmed duration.
General maintenance work is being carried out thorughout the municipality.
ROAD AND DRAINAGE WORKS
Connector Park (7 Connector Park Drive to Southgate Drive)
The stormwater and kerb and channel is being upgraded with work expected to be completed February 2015. There is no scheduled disruption to through traffic.
Glenwood Road, Relbia (between Relbia Road the Milford lane)
Sections of the road have been upgraded. From Relbia Road to Correa Drive the road has been asphalt sealed. From Correa Drive to Milford Lane will be asphalt sealed January 2015.
Golconda Road (Kempeners Road to Bacala Road)
This section of road has being upgraded. The road has been widened, the corner reshaped, culverts and safety barriers installed and the roadway two coat spray sealed. Work is expected to be completed late December 2014, early January 2015.
Golconda Road (Hextalls Road to Shiptons Road)
This section of Golconda Road is being widened and sealed. When completed, the road will be a 6.8m sealed width with improvements to roadside drainage. Work is expected to be completed late December 2014, early January 2015.
Lilydale and Windermere areas - roadside slashing
Midlands Highway road safety upgrades
A roundabout is being built along the Kings Meadows Connector at the bottom of the exit ramp from the Midlands Highway.
Other works along the Highway include:
South of Tunbridge; north of Spring Hill; south of Spring Hill; and south of Kempton - The Department of State Growth (previously known as DIER) began working in these areas 8 December 2014. The work will continue for some months and will involve changes to traffic conditions. Motorists should allow for this and adjust travelling times accordingly. Information and directional signage is erected and motorists are asked to obey them. If you would like more information, please contact Department of State Growth, road projects enquiries on 1800 753 878. Should your call go to voice mail, please leave a message with your name and contact details and your call will be returned.
Prossers Forest Road
Pot holes are being repaired along this road and when this work is finished, the road will be asphalt sealed.
The timber decking is being upgraded. Work continues until Christmas and resumes around 12 January 2015.
West Tamar Highway - Night Work
Scheduled to start 11 January 2015 for approximately 1 week is the resurfacing of the south-bound lane (heading towards the city) of the West Tamar Highway from Freeland Crescent (North Entrance) to No. 126 West Tamar Highway. Due to the significant volume of day traffic and to ensure the safety of workers and all road users, the work will be carried out at night, from approximately 7.00pm to approximately 6.00am. The work is part of The Department of State Growth's 2014-15 Road Maintenance Program.