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Ooldea Road, Maralinga Tjarutja (Rural Road) - 064961-16SA-RTR

Funding Program:Roads to Recovery Program
Status:Completed
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Jul 2016 - Jun 2017
Australian Government Contribution:$88,241
Local Council/Shire:Maralinga Tjarutja
State:SA

Project Description

These arterial dirt roads require regular maintenance and restoration work to rectify natural deterioration. The roads have severe to moderate potholing in various parts as well as significant corrugation and rutting. The road surface has also become fragmented resulting in excessive loose gravel and other material. In addition some parts of the road are seriously overgrown with roadside vegetation and weeds growing through the road surface. These problems represent significant safety hazards for road users including Oak Valley community members, service providers, suppliers, mining workers, tourists and other travellers due to the poor condition of the road and increased risk of collision with camels and other large animals emerging from the overgrown parts of roadsides.

Grading and other remedial work including filling holes, clearing roadside and road surface vegetation, re-widening, watering and rolling. Grading will commence at Oodea to the Western Australian border Proposed area graded is 336km

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Project details last updated: 10/08/2017