The Plenty Highway Upgrading project, which includes 20 kilometres of sealing and flood resilience works in the Northern Territory, is moving ahead following the awarding of the works contract.
The Northern Territory 2018 Budget has outlined more than a billion dollars for infrastructure in the region, including $626.4 million for Territory roads.
The Northern Territory Government has awarded three tenders – totalling $32.2 million – to local companies to realign and upgrade Gunn Point Road.
The Territory Government is allocating the funds through its Strategic Local Government Infrastructure Fund grants to address infrastructure deficiencies in remote communities.
The Northern Territory Government has released the $40 million tender to realign and seal Gunn Point Road.
The Northern Territory Government and SMEC are investigating options to help improve traffic flow through Heavitree Gap (Ntaripe) in Alice Springs.