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Northern Territory Urban Arterials Asphalt Program

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Status:Under construction
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Late 2020 - Mid 2021
Estimated Project Cost:$3,500,000
Australian Government Contribution:$1,750,000
Local Council/Shire:City of Palmerston
State:NT

Project Description

This package of works will upgrade high priority sections of road in urban areas of Darwin, Palmerston and Alice Springs by replacing the existing deteriorating asphalt surface. The following roads will be upgraded: Vanderlin Drive, McMinn Street and the Stuart Highway at the Amy Johnson Avenue Intersection (all in Darwin), University Avenue (Palmerston) and Larapinta Drive (Alice Springs).

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 $1.8 million towards this $3.5 million project, in partnership with the Northern Territory Government.

Timetable

Construction on the project commenced in September 2020 and is scheduled to be completed by mid 2021.

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Project details last updated: 13/10/2020