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Improve Flood Immunity, Road Safety and Productivity on NT Highways - Katherine Heavy Vehicle Bypass

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Funding Programme:Investment Road and Rail Programme
Status:Completed
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:June 2014 - Late 2015
Estimated Project Cost:$6,289,000
Australian Government Contribution:$6,289,000
Local Council/Shire:Katherine Town Council
State:NT
Corridor:Perth - Darwin

Project Description

This project involves upgrades to the intersection of the Stuart Highway and Bicentennial Road, and the intersection of the Victoria Highway and Bicentennial Road. Resealing of Bicentennial Road between these two intersections will also be undertaken. 

In addition, the project includes a planning study for the longer term bypass route.

Benefits

The project will improve pedestrian safety and meet community needs with regard to heavy vehicle traffic through the Katherine town centre.

Funding

The Australian Government has contributed $6.3 million towards this project.

Timetable

Construction commenced in June 2014 and was completed in late 2015.

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Project details last updated: 24/01/2017