$73M to seal 150 kilometres of the Tanami Road in NT

Outback Road

A $73 million tender has been awarded to seal parts of the Tanami Road in Central Australia 


  • Contract awarded to Northern Territory business Exact Contracting
  • Construction for the first stage of the works
  • Also planning for the second stage

The Tanami Road is:

  • A vital inter-regional link connecting Alice Springs to Western Australia
  • A key freight route for the mining and pastoral industries
  • Services several Indigenous communities
  • An important access road for tourists.

Works on the first 60-kilometre section expected to commence in July 2022 and completed by September 2023.

Construction on the second stage is projected for October 2023.

Article: Leon Cranswick

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