Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts

Improve Flood Immunity, Road Safety and Productivity on NT Highways - Stuart and Victoria Highways Flood Immunity Works

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Early 2011 - Late 2014
Estimated Project Cost:$16,281,000
Australian Government Contribution:$16,281,000
Corridor:Perth - Darwin

Project Description

The project involved flood immunity works at four locations on the Stuart Highway in the Northern Territory: Karinga Creek; north approach to Palmer River; Gilbert Swamp; and north of King River, plus at the Sandy Creek crossing on the Victoria Highway.


The flood immunity works will improve the reliability of the highway network and reduce the frequency and extent of road closures due to flooding.


The Australian Government provided $16.281 million to the project.


Works commenced on the first of the locations in March 2011, all projects were completed in September 2014.

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Project details last updated: 2/08/2018