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Ord River North Great Northern Highway upgrades

Ord River


  • Road

    Project type
  • 98 million

    Total budget
  • Under Construction

    Project phase
  • Main Roads WA

    Lead agency
  • 160

    Jobs supported
  • Mid 2021

    Start date

    Late 2021

    End date

A total of eight kilometres of widening, overlay, reconstruction and realignment works were completed in 2019 and are open to traffic (Stage 1).

An additional 18 kilometres of upgrade works are now underway including widening, overlay, reconstruction and realignment works and replacement of Tickalara and Frog Hollow Bridges (Stage 2).



  • Improved safety and access
  • Increased productivity, freight reliability and efficiency for the transport industry
  • Continued employment and business opportunities for the Kimberly region, local Aboriginal people and business

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Project work area

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