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Alice Springs to Halls Creek Corridor Upgrade (Western Australia)

Funding Program:Roads of Strategic Importance
Status:In planning
Transport Mode:Road
Estimated Project Cost:$93,750,000
Australian Government Contribution:$75,000,000
Local Council/Shire:Shire of Halls Creek
State:WA

Project Description

Alice Springs to Halls Creek corridor is a cross jurisdictional link route that supports major industries including mining, agriculture and tourism.

The project will deliver targeted upgrades to the Stuart Highway, Tanami Road, Browns Range Road, and surrounding roads.

Benefits

Upgrades to this corridor will provide the following benefits:

  • provide a more reliable and safe road network, especially during the wet season
  • improve access for higher capacity vehicles
  • better connect regional communities
  • facilitate other economic opportunities

Funding

The Australian Government has committed $235 million towards the Alice Springs to Halls Creek Corridor, of which $160 has been committed to the Northern Territory and $75 million to Western Australia.

Timetable

The project is in planning.

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Project details last updated: 30/10/2019