Brighton Bypass Tasmania
The Brighton Bypass is a $176 million investment in upgrading the Midland Highway to the north of Hobart, funded by the Australian Government. It will provide a bypass of the towns of Brighton and Pontville, significantly improved connections to the developing Brighton Industrial Estate and future Brighton Transport Hub, residential and retail centres in Brighton and to the historic settlement of Pontville. Brighton Bypass Tasmania The bypass will provide a new dual carriageway highway between the East Derwent Highway at Bridgewater and the existing Midland Highway north of Pontville. Local Tasmanian firms VEC Civil Engineering and Hazell Bros will undertake contract work on the Bypass with contracting national partners, Thiess and John Holland respectively. Works are scheduled to be completed by June 2012.