Public’s views sought on Huon Highway corridor study

posted Jul 22, 2021, 9:33 PM by Posts Editor   [ updated Jul 22, 2021, 9:34 PM ]
The following call and opportunity to comment has been appearing in the local papers and Facebook - worth considering!

"The Huon Highway Corridor Study, Kingston to Southport, is part of the Tasmanian Liberal Government’s delivery of safe and efficient transport links to the Huon Valley.

Tasmanians are now invited to provide input into a corridor study which will inform an overarching 10-Year Strategic Action Plan for the Highway.

The Huon Highway is a vital link to and from the Huon Valley, connecting major industry sectors such as tourism, forestry, aquaculture and agriculture with Hobart and beyond, and is the main route for people travelling to and from the region.

This strategic review will investigate the likely future transport demand in the next 30 years. It will develop a prioritised list of road improvement projects that will improve safety and travel time reliability in the short term and plan for expected future needs.

It will also review the prioritised projects from the 2012-13 Huon Highway Corridor Study (Huonville to Southport) to identify any new issues or changes in priority.

We want to hear from the community about issues they have experienced, and how they use this stretch of highway and we encourage them to have their say.

Consultation is open from today to Saturday, 31 July 2021. The public can have their say through an online, interactive map on the Transport website, www.transport.tas.gov.au "