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Newman to Katherine Corridor Upgrade (WA) - Great Northern Highway Upgrade – Broome to Kununurra

Funding Program:Roads of Strategic Importance
Status:In planning
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Late 2021 - Late 2022
Estimated Project Cost:$25,800,000
Australian Government Contribution:$20,600,000
Local Council/Shire:Shire of Broome,Shire of Derby West Kimberley,Shire of Halls Creek,Shire of Wyndham East Kimberley
State:WA
Corridor:Perth - Darwin

Project Description

The project includes seal widening, bridge improvements and rehabilitation works to address deterioration of road conditions following flooding events.

Benefits

Benefits include:

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

Funding

The Australian Government has committed $20.6 million towards the $25.8 million project.

Timetable

This project is expected to start in late 2021 and be finished by late 2022.

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Project details last updated: 27/05/2021