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RACT issues demands to parties ahead of 2021 Tasmanian state election | The Advocate



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The RACT is calling on major parties to commit to a 10-year works plan to improve the Bass Highway. RACT group chief executive Mark Mugnaioni on Wednesday said the plan should follow the example of that applied to the Midland Highway. “The Midland Highway is an example of what we can achieve in terms of improved safety and in terms of rollout with a 10-year, fully funded program,” he said. “It is now, in large stretches, a safer highway. “The Bass Highway, however, doesn’t have a clear and holistic 10-year plan.” Mr Mugnaioni said the next state government should focus more on how councils maintained their roads. The state controls 3774 kilometres of road and councils control 14,022 kilometres. “Local roads are vital…

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