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

Alice Springs to Halls Creek Corridor Upgrade (WA) – Tanami Road Upgrade

Funding Program:Roads of Strategic Importance
Status:In planning
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Early 2023 - Mid 2033
Estimated Project Cost:$542,750,000
Australian Government Contribution:$434,200,000
Local Council/Shire:Shire of Halls Creek

Project Description

The project includes the upgrading and sealing of Tanami Road, which connects Great Northern Highway at Halls Creek, and Stuart Highway near Alice Springs.


  • Improved road safety for all road users
  • Improved accessibility and connectivity of road networks
  • Improved freight productivity and access to freight gateways


The Australian Government has committed $434.2 million towards the $542.8 million project.


This project is expected to commence construction by early 2023 and complete construction by 2033.

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Project details last updated: 2/11/2022