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Newman to Katherine Corridor Upgrade (WA) - Port Hedland Airport Deviation

Funding Program:Roads of Strategic Importance
Status:In planning
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Mid 2022 - Mid 2023
Estimated Project Cost:$76,000,000
Australian Government Contribution:$50,200,000
Local Council/Shire:Town of Port Hedland
State:WA
Corridor:Perth - Darwin

Project Description

 The project includes:

  • Construction of a 5 kilometre realignment single carriageway
  • Construction of a single span concrete bridge over the duplicated rail

  • Construction of two access roads and relocation of the tourist information bay

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 $50.2 million towards the $76 million project.

Timetable

This project is expected to start construction in mid 2022 and be finished by mid 2023.

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Project details last updated: 22/12/2021