|Funding Program:||Investment Road and Rail Program
|Expected Start/Finish:||Early 2010 - 2015
|Estimated Project Cost:||$160,000,000
|Australian Government Contribution:||$160,000,000
|Corridor:||Perth - Darwin, Brisbane - Darwin
The Australian Government provided $160 million to the Improve Flood, Immunity, Road Safety and Productivity on Northern Territory Highways project including:
- Upgrading of narrow and strength deficient pavements on the Stuart, Barkly and Victoria highways;
- Upgrading existing truck parking bays and rest areas, including intersection improvements, access management and localised by-passes;
- Construction of overtaking lanes on the Stuart Highway between Darwin and Katherine;
- Construction of a rail overpass near Alice Springs;
- The first stage of a heavy vehicle bypass of Katherine; and
- Flood immunity improvements on the Stuart and Victorian highways.
Projects under the package included:
The works will improve driving conditions on Northern Territory highways, particularly for heavy vehicle traffic, making the highways safer and more efficient.
The Australian Government providing $160 million to the program of works.
The various works were undertaken between 2010 and 2015.
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Project details last updated: 9/02/2016