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Ord River North Great Northern Highway upgrades

Ord River


  • Road

    Project type
  • 98 million

    Total budget
  • In Planning

    Project phase
  • Main Roads WA

    Lead agency
  • 160

    Jobs supported

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

Stage 2 works, involving an additional 18 kilometres of works including widening, overlay, reconstruction and realignment works and replacement of Tickalara and Frog Hollow Bridges, were substantially completed in late 2021.

Planning is underway for Stage 3, which includes a final six-kilometre section. 


  • 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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