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Regional Roads Productivity Package - Buntine Highway

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Funding Programme:Investment Road and Rail Programme
Status:Completed
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Mid 2015 - Mid 2017
Estimated Project Cost:$10,000,000
Australian Government Contribution:$9,000,000
State:NT

Project Description

The project involves upgrading of approximately 12 kilometres and sealing of approximately 3 kilometres of the Buntine Highway.

Benefits

The Buntine Highway is closed several times a year during the wet season. The project will improve flood immunity, safety and reliability, increase the efficiency of freight movements, and improve freight corridor productivity.

Funding

The Australian Government is providing $9 million towards this project.

Timetable

Construction commenced in mid-2015 and works completed in June 2017.

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Project details last updated: 1/09/2017