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Newman to Katherine Corridor Upgrade (Norther Territory)

Funding Program:Roads of Strategic Importance
Status:In planning
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Mid 2020 - TBC
Estimated Project Cost:$50,000,000
Australian Government Contribution:$40,000,000
State:NT

Project Description

Upgrade roads infrastructure on and around the Northern Territory section of the Newman to Katherine corridor.

Benefits

This project will:

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

Funding

The Australian Government has committed $110 million towards the Newman to Katherine Corridor, of which $70 million has been committed to Western Australia and $40 million to the Northern Territory.

Timetable

Early works are expected to commence mid 2020.

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Project details last updated: 13/11/2019