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Improve Flood Immunity, Road Safety and Productivity on NT Highways - Stuart and Victoria Highways Flood Immunity Works

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Funding Programme:Investment Road and Rail Programme
Status:Completed
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:March 2011 - September 2014
Estimated Project Cost:$16,281,000
Australian Government Contribution:$16,281,000
State:NT
Corridor:Perth - Darwin

Project Description

The project involved flood immunity works at four locations on the Stuart Highway in the Northern Territory: Karinga Creek; north approach to Palmer River; Gilbert Swamp; and north of King River, plus at the Sandy Creek crossing on the Victoria Highway.

Benefits

The flood immunity works will improve the reliability of the highway network and reduce the frequency and extent of road closures due to flooding.

Funding

The Australian Government provided $16.281 million to the project.

Timetable

Works commenced on the first of the locations in March 2011, all projects were completed in September 2014.

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Project details last updated: 5/06/2015