$150m Carpentaria Highway upgrades

Road improvements

Multiple contracts have been awarded to deliver major upgrades across the Carpentaria Highway in the NT. 

Key aspects :

  • To be delivered in two separate stages over two years.
  • A design and construct tender has been awarded to Exact Contracting for $67 million for stage one.
  • Stage one will include the first 48km of the Carpentaria Highway sue for completion by April 2023.
  • Stage two will see upgrades from chainage 50km to chainage 140km.
  • This will include a raised two-lane sealed road to improve flood immunity and culverts to improve cross drainage.

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