New Bridgewater Bridge Major Project

Current Stage

Assessment Commenced

Proposal Details

Client: Tasmanian Government - Department of State Growth

Premises: Crossing the River Derwent between Granton and Bridgewater

Activity: A bridge and associated road infrastructure

Class of Assessment:

Important Dates

Assessment Commenced: 6/1/2021

Note: Class of Assessment is not applicable under the Major Project process.​

The​ Proposal

This project has been declared a Major Project under the Land Use Planning and Approvals Act 1993, resulting in the Environment Protection Authority becoming one of several ‘relevant regulators’ for the project.  The proposal constitutes use and development of a new Bridgewater Bridge and associated road infrastructure, comprising a four lane bridge crossing the River Derwent with connecting interchanges at Granton and Bridgewater. The proposal affects land within the Brighton, Derwent Valley and Glenorchy municipalities.​

For further information on the Major Project process for this project, see New Bridgewater Bridge - Tasmanian Planning Commission

​The Assessment Criteria for the proposal may be viewed at Assessment Criteria, New Bridgewater Bridge Major Project - Tasmanian Planning Commission (PDF 2MB)​