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

Adelaide River to Wadeye Corridor Upgrade

Funding Program:Roads of Strategic Importance
Status:Under construction
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Mid 2020 - Mid 2028
Estimated Project Cost:$75,000,000
Australian Government Contribution:$60,000,000

Project Description

Upgrade roads infrastructure on and around the Adelaide River to Wadeye corridor, including the Port Keats Road.


This project will improve:

  • connectivity between people with jobs and services, and goods with markets
  • freight efficiency, connectivity and travel time
  • economic productivity
  • road safety
  • flood immunity on a key route in the region


The Australian Government has committed $60 million to the Adelaide River to Wadeye Corridor Upgrade, with the Northern Territory Government committing $15 million. 


Construction on the corridor commenced in mid 2020. Upgrades to the corridor will continue on a rolling basis.

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Project details last updated: 27/10/2022