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Northern Territory Roads Package - National Network Strengthening and Widening

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Status:Under construction
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Early 2015 - Late 2018
Estimated Project Cost:$47,000,000
Australian Government Contribution:$47,000,000
State:NT
Corridor:Perth - Darwin, Brisbane - Darwin

Project Description

The National Network Strengthening and Widening project is part of the $77 million Northern Territory Roads Package.

The project will involve the strengthening and widening of existing pavements, including bitumen resurfacing, on sections of the Stuart Highway, Victoria Highway and Barkly Highway approaching the end of their economic life.

Benefits

The strengthening and widening improvements will deliver benefits in safety, reliability and travel times for both industry and other road users.

Funding

The Australian Government is providing up to $47 million towards this project.

Timetable

The first of the works commenced in January 2015 and projects will be completed progressively through until late-2018.

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Project details last updated: 9/05/2017