Current Projects

Council simultaneously undertakes many projects throughout the municipality. Below is a snapshot of what we're currently working on and expected timelines for completion.


Sub Soil Drainage Works

‘Maintain Contracting P/L’ will be undertaking sub-soil drainage construction works between 25 - 35 Freshwater Point Road, Legana. Works commence 18/01/2021 and continue until 01/02/2021 (weather permitting).

Some delays may occur. For further information, please contact our Infrastructure Department in the Riverside Office on (03) 6323 9300 or via wtc@wtc.tas.gov.au


Bridgenorth Football Ground Lighting Upgrade
The tender for the Bridgenorth Football Ground Lighting Project was awarded to Next Phase Electrical at our July 2020 Council Meeting and work is now underway.


Riverside Olympic Soccer Ground Lighting Installation
The tender for the Riverside Olympic Soccer Ground Lighting Project was awarded to Industrial Fire and Electrical at our August 2020 Council Meeting and work is now underway.


Stormwater Pipe Replacement
The stormwater pipe at 4422 West Tamar Highway, Beauty Point is being replaced.


Sewage Intrusion Program
West Tamar Council and City of Launceston are participating in a program funded by NRM North as part of the Launceston City Deal to improve the health of the Tamar Estuary.

The primary objective is to identify instances of sewage in the urban stormwater systems. Paneltec, as authorised officers of the West Tamar Council, undertook inspections of stormwater systems throughout Trevallyn and Riverside from July until November 2019. They then moved into Newstead, Punchbowl and Mowbray Catchments, before returning to north Riverside in the West Tamar in April 2020. They have since moved onto Youngtown, Newnham and Ravenswood, and are expected to again return to the West Tamar Municipality as the program continues. Inspections will only be undertaken on public property due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

Any enquires, please contact Council’s Engineer on 03 6323 9300.


Starting Soon:


Intersection Upgrades
The intersections of Barhams Rd & Beasleys Rd approaches to the Frankford Highway with be upgraded.


Gravelly Beach Kerb and Drainage Improvements
The kerb and drainage at Nairana Street in Gravelly beach will be improved and the shoulder widened, from Taroona Street to Teggs Road.


Bridge Replacement
The bridge on Bowens Jetty Road in Beaconsfield will be replaced.


Drainage Improvements
New Ecclestone Road, Riverside will see improvements to drainage undertaken.


New Footpath
A new footpath will be constructed in Jellico Street, Beauty Point.


Road Reseals
Our Municipal Wide Road Reseal Program 2020/2021 was awarded to Fulton Hogan at the December 2020 Council Meeting.


Footpath Extension
The footpath on Rosevears Drive, Lanena will be extended as part of our second Stimulus Package. The tender was awarded to The Baker Group at our December 2020 Council Meeting.


Drainage Improvements
Drainage improvements will be undertaken on Bridgenorth Road, Bridgenorth.


Bridge Strengthening
Bridge 2634 on Winkleigh Road, Winkleigh will be strengthened by BridgePro as their tender was accepted at our January 2021 Council Meeting.


Recently Completed:

Drainage Improvements and Road Repairs
Drainage Improvements & Road Repair work has been completed by our contractor Walters Contracting on Ecclestone Road, Rosevale. 

Footpath Reconstruction
Our contractor, Crossroads Civil Contracting Pty Ltd, recently upgraded the footpath in Riverview Road, Riverside as part of our 2020/2021 Capital Works program.



Legana Pump Track
A pump track was constructed in the Legana Recreation Youth Space near the new basketball court. The tender was awarded to Dirt Art at the September 2020 Council meeting and work was completed in late November 2020. Further details can be found in the Media Release.

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