|Funding Program:||Roads of Strategic Importance
|Expected Start/Finish:||Mid 2020 - Early 2022
|Estimated Project Cost:||$21,000,000
|Australian Government Contribution:||$15,000,000
Sealing of roads in the mango growing region of Litchfield, including:
- Chibnall Road between Old Bynoe and Leonino Road (approximately 5km)
- Mocatto Road between Whitstone and Acacia Gap Road (approximately 3km)
- Horsnell Road between Elizabeth Valley Road and Alverly (approximately 3km)
- Kentish Road between Hopewell Road and the end of the current sealed section (approximately 3km)
This project will deliver:
- Improved connectivity between people with jobs and services, and goods with markets
- Improved road safety
- Improved freight efficiency, connectivity and travel time
- Improved economic productivity
- Improved flood immunity on key routes in the region
The Australian Government has committed $15 million to this project. Other funding contributions include $3 million from the Northern Territory Government and $3 million from Litchfield Council.
Construction commenced in mid 2020 and is expected to to be completed by early 2022.
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Project details last updated: 20/09/2021