• Funding program Roads of Strategic Importance
  • Status Completed
  • Transport mode Road
  • Expected start/finish Mid 2020 - Early 2022
  • Estimated project cost $8,538,000
  • Australian Government contribution $8,538,000
  • Local Council/Shire Katherine Town Council
  • State NT

Project description

Upgrades to roads on the Northern Territory section of the Newman to Katherine road corridor involving strengthening, widening and resurfacing works on the Victoria Highway.

This project includes bituminous resurfacing on various sections between chainages 42 and 59km and pavement strengthening and widening and bituminous resurfacing between chainages 82 and 87km.


• Improved freight efficiency, connectivity and travel time
• Improved road safety
• Improved economic productivity
• Improved flood immunity
• Reduced road repair and maintenance costs.


Works are funded under the Roads of Strategic Importance (ROSI) initiative. The Australian Government will contribute $8.5 million to the project.


The project commenced construction in May 2020 and completed in January 2022.

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