The 90 kilometre tourist road was upgraded by the Department of State Growth and its principal contractor Hazell Bros and officially opened in June 2015. Roadways was engaged by Hazell Bros to undertake the bituminous surfacing on the newly prepared roads. The works were conducted over two sealing seasons due to the climatic conditions experienced on Tasmania’s rugged west coast.
The Brighton Bypass was a $176 million investment to upgrade the Midland Highway providing dual carriageway between Bridgewater and Pontville. The project was funded by the Australian Government as a key segment of the Auslink National Network. Roadways in conjunction with partner Statewide Linemarking worked with local firms VEC Civil Engineering Pty Ltd and Hazell Bros to deliver the project.
The $50 million Kingston Bypass project was completed in 2011 in partnership with the Tasmanian Department of Infrastructure, Energy and Resources (DIER) and VEC Civil Engineering Pty Ltd. More than 2.8 kilometres was surfaced by Roadways including new road, overpass, bridges, ramps and roundabouts.
Roadways took on the challenge to transport its crews and fleet in 2006 to undertake sealing works for the Federal Government on Christmas Island. The establishment of the Christmas Island Detention Centre required large-scale infrastructure including within the centre itself and surrounding access roads.
The Roadways crew tackled Bass Strait as it headed to Flinders Island on two occasions (2006 and 2011) to conduct resealing works. The project included resealing the tarmac and access road for the island’s ariport including relocation of rollers, pavers and sealing trucks.