RACT wishes to advise motorists that the Tasman Highway between the Tasman Bridge and Brooker Avenue will be closed from 7pm 12 October 2018 to 6am 15 October 2018.
closure is required for the installation of a new all-abilities pedestrian and
bicycle bridge, which will enhance the safety of all road users.
road closure and installation period, motorists should expect delays of up to
30 minutes and should avoid unnecessary travel in the area.
Executive General Manager, Membership and Community Stacey Pennicott said that
the closure of the Tasman Highway, which is a key route into and through the
city, will significantly increase traffic on alternate routes such as the
Brooker Highway and Domain Highway, as well as onto and off the Glebe and Queens
is key during this period,” Ms Pennicott said.
can, avoid travelling during the road closure period or take an alternate route
such as the Bowen Bridge.”
Road users are
also reminded to check updated public transport timetables and to leave enough
time if travelling to the airport.
the city centre will remain open.
bridge is to be completed by 11 November 2018 to align with the Centenary of
reminds all road users to stay alert, be courteous to one another and to plan
ahead if travelling through the area during this time.
information on road closures and the new all-abilities bridge visit:
Please note, the City of Hobart has advised that the installation of the new bridge between 12-15 October 2018 has been cancelled and the Tasman Highway will remain open. RACT will inform motorists when a new date has been confirmed.