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Northern Territory Regional Roads Productivity Package

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Status:Under construction
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Late 2014 - 2018
Estimated Project Cost:$106,000,000
Australian Government Contribution:$90,000,000

Project Description

The package of works consists of six projects on the Northern Territory regional roads network, as follows:

  • Roper Highway: Bridges over Roper and Wilton Crossing ($50.5 million);
  • Port Keats Road: Improve Flood Immunity at the Moyle River Floodplain plus road realignment in some sections ($17.5 million);
  • Arnhem Link Road: Upgrading sections of Arnhem Link Road ($11 million);
  • Buntine Highway: Pavement Strengthening and Widening ($10 million);
  • Central Arnhem Road: Bridge over Rocky Bottom Creek ($7 million); and
  • Santa Teresa Road: Upgrading sections of Santa Teresa Road ($10 million).


The Australian Government has committed $90 million to the Package, with the Northern Territory Government to contribute $16 million.


Construction commenced on the first of the projects in 2014, with the full program to be completed by 2018.

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Project details last updated: 1/03/2018