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Ringwood Road (Alice Springs Rural) - 055295-14NT-RTR

Funding Program:Roads to Recovery Program
Status:Completed
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Jun 2015 - Feb 2016
Australian Government Contribution:$533,296
Local Council/Shire:Northern Territory of Australia
State:NT

Project Description

Ringwood Road provides access to 5 large cattle stations and several small indigenous communities. The road is well used by mining exploration. It is also part of the Binns Track providing a 4WD experience for tourism. The road is currently experiencing very dry conditions, with very high road train usage for cattle transport. This heavy vehicle traffic has caused numerous sections of road to deteriorate into deep bulldust. This year there has been reports of 3 rollovers involving road train trailers, due to the poor pavement conditions.

Reform existing pavement, construct a new gravel base course and improve drainage.

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Project details last updated: 10/03/2016