Motorist will share the road with oversized loads up to 78 metres long over the coming months, as components of a new wind farm are moved from Bell Bay to the Central Highlands.
Almost 530 loads - some reaching 181 tonnes - are expected to make the journey Monday to Saturday from March 4 until early August, delivering the parts to the Cattle Hill wind farm project.
The Great Pine Tier fire last month caused work on the site halt temporarily.
Motorists using south-bound lanes of the East Tamar and Midland highways can expect periodic delays of up to five minutes from Monday, the Department of State Growth has advised.
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The wind tower sections, blades and generators will leave Bell Bay between 2am and 6am, then depart Melton Mowbray from 7.15am, before arriving at Cattle Hill around 11am each day.
Loads will travel through Launceston, Campbell Town, Melton Mowbray and Bothwell to the site at Waddamana. The route includes Bell Bay Road, the East Tamar and Midland highways, Highland Lakes Road, Waddamana Road and Bashan Road.
Roads will not be closed, but Transport Safety Officers will escort the loads to ensure traffic disruptions are minimal.
Those wishing to view the movements are asked to ensure they find a safe location away from traffic and not interfere.
Towns along the route or locations such as UTAS, along Goderich, Lower Charles and Wellington streets may provide suitable vantage points, a department spokesperson said.
The first of the turbine blades arrived via ship freight at Bell Bay last month, where they have remained in storage.
Civil works on the 49-turbine, $300 million wind farm - developed by Goldwind Australia - started in September and are scheduled to finish in late 2019.
Once completed, the facility is expected to generate 144 megawatts of electricity - enough to power 63,500 homes - and up to 10 permanent maintenance staff.
A number of the turbines will be fitted with cameras to detect wedge-tailed eagles, and to shut down if there is risk of a collision.
About 120 staff are working on site during the construction phase, with up to 150 expected during peak periods.
Launceston-based Gradco has provided road upgrades to allow for the delivery of the wind turbine components.
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