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

Road Safety and Fatigue Management Upgrades

Funding Program:Roads of Strategic Importance
Status:Under construction
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Mid 2021 - Mid 2022
Estimated Project Cost:$5,077,000
Australian Government Contribution:$5,077,000
Local Council/Shire:Coomalie Community Government Council,Katherine Town Council,City of Palmerston

Project Description

Upgrades to roads on the Alice Springs to Darwin road corridor involving road safety and fatigue management works.


The project will deliver the following benefits:

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


The Australian Government is contributing $5.1 million to this project. The project is funded under the Roads of Strategic Importance (ROSI) initiaitve.


Construction on the road safety and fatigue management works commenced in mid 2021 and is expected to be completed by mid 2022.

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Project details last updated: 24/01/2022