Huon Highway / Summerleas Road Intersection Upgrade

ClientDepartment of State Growth
Value$14.2M
StateTasmania
CompletedJuly 2018

The Huon Highway Summerleas Road Interchange Upgrade Project is located on the Huon Highway; a key intra-regional corridor in Southern Tasmania, connecting major industry sectors such as forestry, aquaculture and agriculture to central Hobart and other destinations. The intersection has become a known crash-zone with 48 Serious crashes at this intersection over the past 10 years.

The Project

The JV with Shaw Contracting for the construction of grade separated interchange at Huon Highway/Summerleas Road in Kingston. Involved:

  • Temporary works and staging for construction of interchange;
  • Bridge construction – 35m 2 span T-beam and retaining walls;
  • Roadworks, pavement widening and overlay of 2.9 km on Huon Highway;
  • Excavation of ramps and Summerleas Road to pass under the highway;
  • Roundabout construction;
  • Service relocation – power, sewer, water and communications;
  • Asphalt and spray sealing and road furniture.

Head Office

10b Industrial Dr, Ulverstone,
TAS 7315

PO Box 812
Ulverstone, TAS 7315
info@vec.com.au

Phone +61 3 6425 6530
Fax +61 3 6425 6112

Hobart Office

Level 3, 116 Bathurst Street
Hobart, TAS 7000

PO Box 812
Ulverstone, TAS 7315
info@vec.com.au

Phone +61 3 6425 6530
Fax +61 3 6425 6112

Melbourne Office

Level 10, 567 Collins Street, 
Melbourne, VIC 3000

PO Box 812 
Ulverstone, TAS 7315
info@vec.com.au

Phone +61 (03) 9278 5100
Fax +61 3 6425 6112

Queensland Office

2 Burke Street,
Woolloongabba, QLD 4102

PO Box 812 
Ulverstone, TAS 7315
info@vec.com.au

Phone +61 3 6425 6530
Fax +61 3 6425 6112