|Funding Program:||Roads to Recovery Program
|Expected Start/Finish:||Apr 2016 - May 2017
|Australian Government Contribution:||$494,943
|Local Council/Shire:||Northern Territory of Australia
The road is located south of the Finke Road 300km SE of Alice Springs, and links with the Mt Dare/Oodnadata road through to South Australia. It is a popular road for the 4WD tourist industry.
The road section traverses winding sand dune and Coglin Creek flood plain country, with numerous creek crossings, and worn formation. Drainage is poor with the pavement having severe corrugations, loss of formation, scours and washouts and hence developing loose surface. In wet weather ponding water closes the road for short periods. The road has high usage from aboriginal communities, pastoralists, mining exploration and expanding 4WD tourism. A significant volume of traffic is triple road trains for cattle haulage, and mining exploration.
Reform and regravel the alignment over 10 kilometres between chainage 0.0 and 34 kilometres.
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Project details last updated: 10/08/2017