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Carpentaria Highway Strengthening & Widening

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Status:In planning
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Mid 2021 - Late 2021
Estimated Project Cost:$5,000,000
Australian Government Contribution:$4,000,000
State:NT

Project Description

Pavement strengthening and widening on approximately six kilometres of the Carpentaria Highway (between chainages 107-108.9km and 114.5-118.5km).

Benefits

Benefits include:

  • Improved efficiency and network reliability
  • Improved connectivity between people with jobs and services, and goods with markets
  • Improved accessibility and connectivity of road networks
  • Improved road safety for all road users

Funding

The Australian Government committed $4 million towards this $5 million project, in partnership with the Northern Territory Government.

Timetable

The project is scheduled to start in mid 2021 with construction to be completed by late 2021.

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Project details last updated: 17/08/2020