• Funding program Investment Road and Rail Program
  • Status Under construction
  • Transport mode Road
  • Expected start/finish Mid 2020 - Late 2023
  • Estimated project cost $46,500,000
  • Australian Government contribution $37,200,000
  • Local Council/Shire Shire of Laverton,Shire of Ngaanyatjarraku
  • State WA

Project description

The project involves approximately 87km of progressive sealing works along the Outback Way in Western Australia.


The project is expected to deliver the following benefits:

  • reduced travel time for all road users
  • reduced costs to freight operators and improved route reliability through a decrease in road closures and reduced vehicle operating costs
  • improved economic opportunities for all industries (such as mining and tourism) through improved access across the region
  • reduced accidents by improving the overall safety of the route


The Australian Government has committed up to $37.2 million, with the Western Australian Government contibuting $9.3 million.


Construction commenced in mid 2020 and is due for completion by late 2023.

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