Road Photos & Information: Tasmania
A8   East Tamar Highway (A8)

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The East Tamar Highway is a highway in Tasmania, Australia. It traverses the eastern side of the Tamar River, from Launceston to the lighthouse at Low Head.

The East Tamar Highway connects with the Batman Highway, the Bridport Road, the Lilydale Road, the Main Road, the Midland Highway, the Tasman Highway and the West Tamar Highway.

The highest point above sea level of the East Tamar Highway along its length is 154 m above sea level and the lowest point above sea level of the East Tamar Highway along its length is -1.8 m.

History:

This page concentrates on the former alignment between Launceston and Low Head

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Reassurance Directional Sign:
Distance sign on the former alignment at Dilston, 2008. This area is now bypassed by a dual carriageway. This alignment has been renamed to John Lees Dr.

Image © Jamie Scuglia

1 Examiner, Plans for New High Speed East Tamar Highway Outlined, 4 Nov 1953
2 Ozroads, East Tamar Highway

Last updated: 28 Aug 2019 19:20

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