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Burke Developmental Road - Progressive Sealing

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Status:Under construction
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Late 2020 - Early 2022
Estimated Project Cost:$14,000,000
Australian Government Contribution:$11,200,000
Local Council/Shire:Carpentaria Shire Council

Project Description

Progressive sealing of priority sections of the Burke Developmental Road.


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


The Australian Government has committed up to $11.2 million towards this project.


Construction started on the project in late 2020 and is expected to be completed by early 2022, weather permitting.

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Project details last updated: 6/01/2021