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Pavement Strengthening and Widening (ROSI Newman to Katherine Corridor)

Funding Program:Roads of Strategic Importance
Status:Under construction
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Mid 2020 - Late 2021
Estimated Project Cost:$8,538,000
Australian Government Contribution:$8,538,000
Local Council/Shire:Katherine Town Council

Project Description

Upgrades to roads on the Northern Territory section of the Newman to Katherine road corridor involving strengthening and widening, and resurfacing works. Early works on the Victoria Highway include bituminous resurfacing on various sections between chainages 42 and 59km and pavement strengthening and widening and bituminous resurfacing between chainages 82 and 87km.



• Improved freight efficiency, connectivity and travel time
• Improved road safety
• Improved economic productivity
• Improved flood immunity
• Reduced road repair and maintenance costs.


Works are funded under the Roads of Strategic Importance (ROSI) initiative. The Australian Government will contribute $8.5 million to the project.


The project commenced in May 2020 and construction is scheduled to be completed in late 2021.

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Project details last updated: 27/10/2020