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

Puti Drive (Main Road) - 048522-12NT-RTR

Funding Program:Roads to Recovery Program
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:May 2013 - Mar 2014
Australian Government Contribution:$125,000
Local Council/Shire:Tiwi Islands Shire Council

Project Description

Puti Driove is a main road in the community with a high level of daily traffic. The road is at risk of erdoing due to inadequate barriers between the road edge and the ocean. Currently, the waters edge is less than 3 metres from the edge of the existing bitumen road. Erosion is occuring at a rate of 200mm per annum.

Installation of a 4.5 metre deep x 125 metre long tapered solid rock and concrete wall. This will act as a barrier between the roads edge and the ocean and cease any further erosion. It will increase the distance between the ocean and the road to 7.5 metres.

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Project details last updated: 10/05/2014