is a major arrterial road that runs through the northern suburbs of Hobart
. The Road Starts where New Town Road
ends at Lenah Valley
and runs parallel with the Derwent River
until it reaches Granton
where it joins up with the Brooker Highway
. Prior to the construction of the Brooker highway the only way traffic could travel to the northern cities of the state was to drive via the main road.
Main Road is a vitally important road corridor that has been the major road link in Glenorchy since the 19th Century. It connects the Moonah, Derwent Park and Glenorchy commercial areas. It also provides a major alternative route to Hobart than the Brooker Highway. The Main Road is used by 24,000 vehicles per day.