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

Alice Springs to Halls Creek Corridor Upgrade (WA) – Duncan Road and Gordon Downs Road Upgrade

Funding Program:Roads of Strategic Importance
Status:Under construction
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Late 2019 - Late 2023
Estimated Project Cost:$51,000,000
Australian Government Contribution:$40,800,000

Project Description

The project will progressively upgrade priority sections of Duncan Road and Gordon Downs Road including road and drainage improvements, sealing of flood ways and gravel sheeting.


  • Improved road safety for all road users
  • Improved accessibility and connectivity of road networks


The Australian Government has committed $40.8 million towards the $51 million project.


Construction began in late 2019 and is expected to be completed in late 2023.

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Project details last updated: 2/08/2022