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Regional Roads Productivity Package - Roper Highway

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Early 2016 - Early 2018
Estimated Project Cost:$50,500,000
Australian Government Contribution:$42,500,000

Project Description

The project involves construction of two new high level bridges over the Roper and Wilton rivers, and approximately 7 kilometres of bridge approach works.


The project will improve flood immunity, safety and reliability, increase the efficiency of freight movements, and improve the productivity of freight corridors.


The Australian Government is contributing up to $42.5 million towards this project.


Early works commenced in late 2015 with major construction commencing in April 2016. The project was completed in March 2018.

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Project details last updated: 3/05/2018