Road Photos & Information: Tasmania
  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.

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Launceston to Low Head   Low Head to Launceston
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Paterson St Overpass:
Looking northbound near the southern terminus of A8 in Launceston, as you approach the Cimitiere St interchange. July 2018. Click here for a photo of this location by Peter Renshaw from April 2007.

Image © Paul Rands

  Cimitiere Street:
Unusual signal gantry set up where Cimitiere St joins East Tamar Hwy (Bathurst St) (A8) in Launceston, August 2006.

Image © Tim Cole

Black Advance Directional Sign:
Eastbound on Batman Hwy (B73) approaching the intersection with East Tamar Hwy (A8) at Hillwood, May 2007.

Image © Peter Renshaw

  Cimitiere Street:
Unusual signal gantry set up where Cimitiere St joins East Tamar Hwy (Bathurst St) (A8) in Launceston, July 2018.

Image © Paul Rands

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

Last updated: 10-Nov-2018 13:06

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