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Terminal rezoning for Launceston Airport

Launceston Airport in Tasmania has unveiled its $2 million terminal reconfiguration which  incorporates a new layout, and additional toilet and shower facilities in the check-in hall. The rezoning of the terminal builds on the airport’s recent transformation that includes offering more local produce, enhanced seating, and free Wi-Fi and charging stations. Launceston Airport partnered with […]

Six new water treatment plants for Tasmania

TasWater has confirmed six new water treatment plants and a new reservoir will be built to service Tasmania’s Derwent Valley and Central Highlands areas. The Central Highlands townships of Wayatinah and Bronte Park will be serviced by brand new water treatment plants with details of the plans for the new water systems outlined to residents […]

TasRail releases Requests for Tender

TasRail has released two Requests for Tender focused on the repair and replacement of bridges and culverts on the Tasmanian rail network. The Requests for Tender are part of the joint Australian and Tasmanian Governments’ $119.6 million infrastructure investment in the Tasmanian Freight Rail Revitalisation Program, which focuses on priority sections of the Tasmanian Rail […]

Tender: bridge repairs and replacements

TasRail (TAS) is seeking tenders to undertake fixed priced design and construction for the replacement of three bridges, and repairs to a further three bridges on the south and western lines of the Tasmanian Rail Network. Submissions to tender close 20 October 2017.

Tender: culvert replacement and repairs

TasRail (TAS) is seeking tenders for the design and construction of 15 culverts. Submissions to tender close 6 October 2017.

New transport hub for Launceston

Launceston City Council has approved Toll Group’s $20 million proposal for a new transport hub in Launceston, Tasmania. As part of the development, Toll Group will be increasing their usage of Tasmania’s rail network. Mr White said the development signals Toll’s growing confidence in expanding the use of freight rail in Tasmania. “Since TasRail recommenced […]

Four Wielangta Road bridges complete

Four bridges have been replaced on Wielangta Road in Tasmania signalling a major step forward in the upgrade of the road. Local company VEC was contracted to complete the work in line with Buy Local Policy. Wielangta Road is an attractive forest drive connecting Orford to Kellevie Road and the Arthur Highway, providing a scenic […]

Redevelopment largest in Launceston’s history

The Commonwealth Government, along with project partners, has unveiled the Master Plan for a $260million redevelopment of the University of Tasmania Inveresk precinct, which will be the single largest infrastructure investment in Launceston’s history. The Commonwealth Government, the University of Tasmania, the Tasmanian Government, the City of Launceston and architects McBride Charles Ryan have developed […]

Three sections now open on Midland Highway

Three stages along the Midland Highway in Tasmania, between Kempton to Melton Mowbray and Mangalore to Bagdad, are now open to motorists. The Australian Government invested $400 million and the Tasmanian Government $100 million towards the Midland Highway Upgrade Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, Darren Chester, said, “The Midland Highway Ten Year Action Plan […]

Tenders open for Midland Highway upgrade

Tenders are now open to deliver the 11km Epping Forest to Powranna upgrade, the next major project in Tasmania’s $500 million Midland Highway 10 Year Action Plan to improve safety and the road’s AusRAP rating. Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, Darren Chester, said the package of works would reduce injuries and save lives on […]

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