Road Photos & Information: Tasmania
  Tasman Highway (A3) - Former Alignment: Triabunna to Swansea

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The Tasman Highway's highest elevation along its length is 623m and the lowest point is at -0.973m.

The Tasman Highway connects with the Arthur Highway, the Colebrook Road, the Domain Highway, the East Derwent Highway, the East Tamar Highway, the Esk Main Road, the Gladstone Road, the Huon Highway Southern Outlet, King Street, the Midland Highway, the Ringarooma Road and the West Tamar Highway.

The Tasman Bridge forms part of the highway crossing the Derwent River in Hobart. The Tasman Bridge is a five-lane bridge and its total length (including approaches) of 1,395 metres – longer than the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

This page features photos of former alignments between Triabunna and Swansea

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Spiky Bridge:
Spiky Bridge at Swansea, July 2018. A sign at the location reprots the bridge was built by convicts as part of the coach road that connected Swansea with Little Swanport and the east coast road to Hobart. Work commenced on its construction, along with Rocky Hills Convict Station in 1841.

Image © Paul Rands

Spiky Bridge:
Spiky Bridge at Swansea, July 2018. A sign at the location reprots the bridge was built by convicts as part of the coach road that connected Swansea with Little Swanport and the east coast road to Hobart. Work commenced on its construction, along with Rocky Hills Convict Station in 1841.

Image © Paul Rands

Last updated: 10-Nov-2018 10:26

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